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04.12.23 Strictly Legal

Generative AI - The need for clear thinking

The legal industry has traditionally struggled to keep up with technology. With Artificial Intelligence (AI) evolving quicker than any other technology, we need to be mindful of its limitations and walk before we run with these new innovations.
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04.12.23 O'Connors News

International M&A specialist joins O'Connors

Liverpool and London-based business lawyers and advisers, O’Connors, has appointed international M&A specialist, Yousra Gamgoum as an Associate in its legal team to broaden its international support for clients.
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13.11.23 Strictly Boardroom

How to control the cost of M&A legal due diligence

The American writer and biochemist, Isaac Asimov, was not a fan of the concept of 'let the buyer beware'. He said he preferred the idea of 'let the seller be honest.' If only life were that simple, there would be little need for anyone to do due diligence before they buy anything.
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27.10.23 Strictly Legal

Litigation funding - the basics

Litigation funding is a financial arrangement where a third-party funder provides capital to cover the costs of litigation in exchange for a share of the damages recovered.
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27.09.23 Strictly Boardroom

Five key things to include in a shareholders' agreement

It has been said that too much agreement kills a chat. But when it comes to shareholders, the existence of a shareholders’ agreement will almost certainly improve a chat.
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22.09.23 Strictly Boardroom

The value of using a solicitor for legal advice

There is certainly no shortage of legal advice in the world - most of it completely free and much of it, no doubt, technically correct. A Google search for ‘legal advice’, for example, produces over two billion results.
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01.08.23 O'Connors News

O'Connors and Redbag Consulting advise innovative Unit Chambers on ABS authorisation

Unit Chambers, which opened 3 years ago as the only barristers’ chambers in the North West exclusively undertaking Family Law work, has now obtained an alternative business structure (ABS) licence from the Bar Standards Board [BSB].
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27.07.23 O'Connors News

O'Connors advises Express Solicitors on the acquisition of Amelans Solicitors and Jefferies Solicitors

O'Connors has advised Express Solicitors on the acquisition of Manchester law firms Amelans Solicitors and Jefferies Solicitors, increasing the firm's total staff to around 650. No financial details were disclosed.
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11.05.23 O'Connors News

O'Connors advises MAPD Group on Thomson Hayton Winkley Solicitors acquisition

Thomson Hayton Winkley Solicitors and the Rural Law practice ('THW') has been acquired by MAPD Group. The firm is one of Cumbria’s largest law firms, with 60 staff across six offices in the Lake District; it also has estate agency and financial services arms.
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09.05.23 O'Connors News

O'Connors advises MAPD Group on Bromleys acquisition

Law firm, Bromleys, which has been trading for more than 180 years, has been acquired by MAPD Group. Located in Ashton-under-Lyne with a 58-strong team serving commercial and individual clients across Tameside and Manchester, Bromleys has one of the largest childcare teams in Greater Manchester and is well-known for its Court of Protection work.
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