Author: Chris Hunter

Is it the End of the Lease as we Know it?

Are we seeing the end of the traditional commercial lease? Even before the arrival of COVID-19 there has been increasing disquiet over the perceived ‘onerous’ nature of commercial leases. The rise and rise of online shopping and the changing demands on the retail, restaurant, supply, logistics and manufacturing sectors have led tenants and, increasingly, landlords […]

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Mergers, acquisitions, and the rise of ‘Office Politics’

‘Office Politics’ occur where you have different people with varying values, beliefs and assumptions. Fundamentally it causes tension and strain in working relationships and means you don’t get the best out of individuals and therefore don’t optimise decision-making, collaboration and productivity. However, it can be positive, if managed and handled well, but often it’s negative. […]

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January 2020 Updates

1) rhw are delighted to welcome Niresha Umaichelvam to the family law team in Guildford. Niresha practices across all areas of family law including nuptials, divorce and financial settlements; cohabitation, separation and children matters. Niresha has already established a strong following through her friendly and positive attitude coupled with her genuine interest in assisting clients achieve […]

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Acquiring a Business – Part Four

Dispute resolution and ADR (sellers & buyers) ADR means Alternative Dispute Resolution. The idea here is that some form of “alternative” process is adopted that is likely to work effectively and be acceptable to more people but (fundamentally) seeks to avoid the conventional process of issuing claims, threats, demands etc. Litigation is the term used […]

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