Birketts legal advice for our industry


Many of you will know our legal partners, Birketts, and the excellent support and advice they offer to our industry. They have just produced an excellent series of guidance articles related to the current virus crisis and we are naturally wanting to share these with you…

Last weekend the government announced plans to reform the insolvency laws by temporarily suspending the wrongful trading provisions. The implications of this announcement for directors of businesses in financial distress, and the current difficulties faced by creditors in recovering their debts, are discussed in this article –

Here are a number of other topical issues that are well worth checking out in the current climate.

For reference to other Birketts’ guidance notes that may be of interest, go to

  • Data Protection

o    Business

o    Individuals

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