This is a dynamic time to be working as a practitioner in debt recovery – the new simple procedure has been in place for some time, and the Accountant in Bankruptcy has published its proposals on how to enhance and improve the Debt Arrangement Scheme. What’s more, the UK’s impending departure from the EU poses complications for existing regimes for debt recovery across jurisdictions.
MacRoberts has strengthened its corporate team with the appointment of corporate lawyer Louise Mahon. Continue Reading
MacRoberts LLP is delighted to be on board as a core sponsor of the Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) in Scotland in 2018. 10 years since the first ever SEWF event in Scotland, CEiS – the founders of SEWF and the organisers of the 2018 events – is set to welcome over 1,000 social enterprise delegates from across the world to Scotland’s capital.
Over the last three years, as a firm we have been involved in the purchase or sale of around 20 different veterinary practices, with deal sizes exceeding £7m throughout the UK. This work came from an initial contact in the industry and then doing a good job on the sale – as a result, we are now getting recommended to owners looking to sell and average one transaction every couple of months. Members of our Corporate team, Alan Kelly, Gary Baines, Hamish Campbell and Bonar Mercer, have been primarily involved in this work.
MacRoberts is delighted to present a donation of £1,700 to the Dundee and Angus ADHD Support Group. The funds, presented by John Macmillan, David Milne and Sarah Pengelly, will be used for outings and activities for the children they support.
This week, two of our IP, Technology & Commercial partners, David Flint and Val Surgenor, are in Atlanta for the American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section Cyberspace Law Institute and Winter Working Meeting. They will both be chairing a number of Committees and Task Forces and will be speaking on various topics including Brexit, the GDPR and the e-Privacy Regulation.
As usual, David and Val will be back and forth across the pond throughout the year to attend and speak at various ABA Business Law Section meetings, continuing to raise their and the firm’s profiles internationally.