More ‘reward’ for outsource giants in wake of Carillion demise

The bosses of Mitie and Serco will appear in front of Parliament’s Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee this week as the Government gathers evidence in an attempt to avoid another high profile collapse of a business providing core services to...

New data rules have generated a 23pc year-on-year growth in demand for lawyers

The impending implementation date, 25th May 2018, for the General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR, has seen the number of jobs available for lawyers in the UK increase by nearly a quarter in the first few months of this year. The new GDPR is intended to give people...

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

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....

Stripes lines up move to King Street

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...

Stripes set sail for Ship Canal House

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...

Top marks for legal eagles

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...