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16/08/2018
Vincents Solicitors turns around £12m in acquisitions for Arena Capital

Lancashire law firm advises international energy investor Vincents Solicitors has been appointed to act for Irish private equity investor Arena Capit...

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30/05/2018
Vincents supports the ‘next big coffee house brand’

Vincents Solicitors is supporting the roll out of a new chain of coffee shops across the UK. The Preston-based commercial property team is providing l...

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17/05/2018
Chorley is a gateway and a destination

Chorley is a town with ambition, and boasts skills and attributes to make good, says Vincents Solicitors’ Claire Hamilton. Chorley could be for...

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22/02/2018
Commercial department expansion

New starters as workload increases over 70 per cent The commercial department at Vincents Solicitors is in expansion mode with four new starters, one...

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30/08/2017
New money laundering rules might apply to you

New regulations designed to tackle money laundering will put a greater burden on businesses than ever before. Many companies will have to implement ne...

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17/11/2015
New concept cafe to open in Preston

Dice and Donuts receives help from Vincents Solicitors A new concept in café culture has opened in Preston, following support from Vincents So...

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03/11/2015
Consumer Rights Act 2015 - 7 things you should know

On 1 October 2015, the Consumer Rights Act 2015 came into force to consolidate and simplify existing consumer rights in the UK, as well as creating so...

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12/10/2015
Vincents’ support for Garstang businesses

Trio of deals for thriving Lancashire town Vincents Solicitors has helped support three independent businesses in the Lancashire market town of Garst...

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07/10/2015
5 tips for landlords and tenants about Pop up Shops

An exciting and fashionable business trend to emerge over the last few years is pop up retail. A pop-up retail space is temporary in nature and invol...

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17/09/2015

"Right to Rent" checks aimed at Rogue Landlords and Illegal Immigrants The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) last week...

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17/09/2015
Short Term Tenancy Agreements

In a fast moving market, Tenant’s are often keen to ensure they can take occupation of a property as soon as they possibly can, often with sever...

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26/08/2015
 The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (“CDM 2015”) came into force on the 06 April 2015. The previous Construction (D...

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22/08/2015
What is an EPC?

An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) provides the asset rating of a building from A to G, measuring it construction and services by examining facto...

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03/07/2015
 Vincents gears up for international roll out of Ace Cafe

Protection of intellectual property rights for ‘global’ brand Vincents Solicitors has been appointed to handle the international intellec...

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30/11/2014
 Vincents adds to senior management team

Vincents Solicitors has promoted Mark Alexander to its senior management team with responsibility for leading and expanding the commercial department....

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23/09/2014
Bodycare doubles Lancashire store

Vincents supports retailer's expansion Bodycare is set to double the size of its store in Poulton-le-Fylde in Lancashire. The national retailer, wh...

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21/07/2014
Vincents supports Lancashire retail deal

Portfolio expansion with Cabus Mart acquisition The Cabus Mart convenience store and petrol station is under new ownership following its acquisition ...

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21/05/2014
Care home portfolio expansion

Vincents supports CPM with refinance and acquisition Lancashire care home operator CPM Care has expanded with the acquisition of its third care home....

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03/03/2014
 Stephen Topping appointment to support growth

Vincents commercial team hits 40 per cent hike An increase in new business has seen Lancashire law firm Vincents Solictors appoint a new solicitor to...

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23/12/2013
 Mark Alexander appointed Foxton Centre trustee

Vincents’ Head of Commercial Law joins homeless charity board Preston homeless charity The Foxton Centre has appointed Mark Alexander to the bo...

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08/10/2013

Vincents Solicitors turns around five-week legals on £2m refinance deal A Lancashire plastics engineering firm is set to launch a series of new...

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15/06/2013
 Franchising for Franchisors

In the current climate, a number of individuals or small businesses are looking to purchase a Franchise as a way of developing their own business and ...

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09/05/2013
 Break clauses in commercial leases

It is common place nowadays for any tenant taking a new lease to ask for a break clause in their lease, particularly if the lease is for a term longer...

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16/04/2013
 Agency and Distributorship Guide for Businesses

A number of businesses that operate across a wide geographical area may find that utilising agents or distributors is cost-effective. Owing to a numbe...

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21/01/2013
Important advice for Landlords as the High Street blood bath continues

Landlords should be wary agreeing concessions with Tenants, it could lead to unwittingly tying yourself to a lasting agreement. With the number of h...

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15/01/2013
HMV Calls in Administrators

Despite a recent major refit, and attempting to diversify its offering into modern-technology and gadgets, HMV has of this morning ceased trading ...

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02/01/2013
Can a warranty in a share purchase agreement (SPA) also be a representation?

A recent case has examined this particular point – Sycamore Bidco Ltd v Breslin (2012) – and has provided a useful insight as to the court...

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19/12/2012
Vincents appoints new Head of Commercial Legal Services

Mark Alexander has been appointed as Head of the Commercial Legal Services, at Vincents Solicitors in Preston. Mark will lead the growth of Vincent&...

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03/12/2012
Fire Insurance for Businesses

A recent Court of Appeal decision reinforces the importance for businesses of having insurance cover for losses occasioned by fire on their premises....

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19/10/2012

Starting up your own business? Vincent’s top ten tips from a legal perspective The key legal aspects of a start-up business typically faced by...

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14/09/2012

For much of the 1980s, Apple battled Microsoft in court, trying to prove that early versions of Windows illegally copied the look and feel of Apple&rs...

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07/09/2012

When business partners fall out, what’s your recourse? Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is suing former business partner Danny Lavy for hi-jacking ...

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23/07/2012

David Cameron has pledged to ‘go after’ G4S over the Olympics security chaos, as the Government targeted the firm's £57m management...

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10/07/2012

The high profile ‘potato fraud’ reported recently saw Sainsbury fall victim to a large scale, but relatively uncomplicated Procurement Fr...

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21/05/2012

A Family Business Charter guiding family businesses success Family owned businesses play a pivotal role in the UK economy. It is estimated that in e...

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