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Karen Yates, Probate Solicitor

Wills advice team strengthened at Napthens

Napthens - March 21st 2017 no comments
Experienced solicitor Karen Yates has joined the Wills & Estate Planning team at regional law firm Napthens. Karen, who will be based in Preston, joins from a Bolton law firm and has ten years’ experience as a qualified solicitor.
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Commercial Property Litigation Solicitor Preston

Welcome for empty property court decision

Napthens - March 17th 2017 no comments
Experts have welcomed a supreme court decision which means businesses will no longer be charged a controversial tax while a property is undergoing refurbishment. Previously, commercial properties undergoing redevelopment were liable for business rates based upon their rateable value in a usable state.
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Stephanie Kerr, Disputes & Litigation Solicitor

Welcome for decision clarifying inheritance claims by adult children

Napthens - March 15th 2017 no comments
A long-awaited decision by the Supreme Court has held that it will be more difficult for adult children to make a claim against their parents’ estates for ‘reasonable financial provision.’
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Richard Robinson, Head Corporate Lawyer

Truemans Holdings acquired by Stevenswood

Napthens - March 14th 2017 no comments
Napthens Corporate team advised Truemans Holdings Limited, a Burnley-based market-leading trade supplier of uPVC windows, doors, glass and conservatory systems on its sale to Stevenswood. A family-owned business established in 1997, Truemans operates four trade counters in Burnley, Doncaster, Sheffield and Crewe. It employs 41 people and is forecast to achieve revenue of £10m in 2017.
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Commercial Property Litigation Solicitor Preston

Budget business rates reaction

Napthens - March 8th 2017 no comments
A commercial property expert has welcomed the Chancellor’s announcement that business rates are set to be reviewed.
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Richard Robinson, Head Corporate Lawyer

BD Sport Group acquired by Canadian firm

Napthens - March 8th 2017 no comments
Napthens solicitors has advised on the acquisition of a Lancashire sports betting group by a Canada-based firm.
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