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Mark Adams joined Newcastle-based Hay & Kilner Law Firm in 2004 and is now a partner in the practice’s expanding corporate and commercial team, specialising in corporate transactional work including acquisitions and disposals, corporate refinancing and management buy-outs.  He is listed in industry bible The Legal 500 as a “strong corporate lawyer,” with clients valuing the “excellent […]
As anyone who has ever been part of, or had dealings with, family-owned businesses will know, they come with their own unique set of challenges. This can often be embedded in personal and emotional matters as much as in the corporate and commercial. This can especially be the case where multiple generations of the family […]
Name: JEREMY NASH Department: FAMILY Degree: POLITICS University: NEWCASTLE Why did you decide to train as a solicitor? I finished university and I started a PGCE at Newcastle University. I didn’t enjoy the course and although it was a difficult decision, I decided to drop out. I spent the next few years wondering what I […]
Our team of intrepid young solicitors has risen to the challenge of climbing three of Yorkshire’s highest hills to raise hundreds of pounds for a local Newcastle charity. The ten-strong team successfully completed the famous Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge, which involves completing a 25 mile route starting and finishing in the village of Horton-in-Ribblesdale, going […]
Despite the result of England’s semi-final clash with Croatia, no one can deny the fantastic journey to the semi-finals which England underwent in this World Cup. The young squad sent to Russia have instilled in a nation a renewed love of international football, and restored pride in the three lions on the crest of the […]
It has been almost 7 years since the amendments to the Construction Act* prohibiting so-called ‘pay when paid’ clauses but that does not mean they have gone away.  Many Main Contractors continue to use standard terms and conditions that link retention release for their Sub-Contractors to retention release in the Main Contract, in contravention of […]
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