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RELIEF FROM SANCTIONS: JUSTIFY DELAYS OR LOSE THE OPPORTUNITY TO DEFEND THE CLAIM By Joseph Chiffers

Posted by Lynne on June 8th 2017
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In Redbourne Group Ltd v Fairgate Development Ltd (see here for judgment), the High Court adopted a strict approach against a Defendant who failed to file the defence in time and subsequently applied to set aside the default judgment and for relief from sanctions. Soon after the Jackson Reforms were implemented and particularly after the […]

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Stripes lines up move to King Street

Posted by Andrew Stripe on December 3rd 2009
(Media Coverage)

AMBITIOUS law firm Stripes today confirmed plans to move offices in Manchester city centre from John Dalton Street to Ship Canal House on King Street, the former home of Cobbetts. Stripes is taking 6,500 sq ft and is looking to complete the move next week. Managing director Andrew Stripe said the move would enable the […]

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Stripes set sail for Ship Canal House

Posted by Andrew Stripe on December 2nd 2009
(Media Coverage)

EXPANDING law firm  Stripes Solicitors is moving to new offices on King Street, Manchester. The firm is taking 6,500 sq ft in Ship Canal House and is looking to complete the move from John Dallton Street next week. Despte the recession, which has hit many of the larger firms in the legal sector hard, Stripes […]

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Top marks for legal eagles

Posted by Andrew Stripe on September 24th 2009
(Media Coverage)

MELANIE Yeomans and Andrew Dunn, of Stripes Solicitors, Manchester, advised on the merger of Salford-based Trident with Leeds firm Ring Lighting to form Associated Lighting Group. From the Manchester Evening News, September 24 2009 The corporate and commercial property teams at Stripes Solicitors came together to advise on the merger of Salford-based Trident with Leeds […]

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Trident sees the light with merger

Posted by Andrew Stripe on September 18th 2009
(Media Coverage)

Crain’s Manchester Business, September 18 2009 Domestic lighting distributor Salford-based Trident has today announced its merger with Leeds-based competitor Ring Lighting. This merged entity will be known as the Associated Lighting Group (ALG) and will turnover in excess of £35m, making in the second largest player within the market. David Gutfreund, new chief executive of […]

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ALG shines following merger

Posted by Andrew Stripe on September 18th 2009
(Media Coverage)

A MANCHESTER lighting distributor has merged with a Leeds rival to create a £35m turnover business. Trident said the deal with its Yorkshire competitor Ring Lighting would create one of the largest players in the market. The formation of the new Associated Lighting Group (ALG) was funded by the asset-based lender Burdale Financial and other […]

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Taylor Review of employment practices

Matthew Taylor, former aide to Tony Blair, in a recent government review of employment practices has suggested all work in the UK’s economy should be “fair and decent”. The report pays particular attention to the gig economy recommending the creation of a new category of worker, known as a ‘dependent contractor’, to provide additional rights […]

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