EQUITABLE LAW AWARDED BEST LAWYER OF THE YEAR: 2023 – LONDON

Equitable Law has great pleasure to announce that Lawyer International ("LI") has recently announced the "Legal 100" for 2023, recognizing the select 100 leading professional firms and individuals - globally, who are noted for their individual areas of specialisation, within their geographical locations. www.lawyer-intl.com Over the last twelve months, LI analysed over 250,000 votes, provided [...]

By |2024-01-15T16:57:52+00:00November 10th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on EQUITABLE LAW AWARDED BEST LAWYER OF THE YEAR: 2023 – LONDON

BRANDING: WHEN OPTING FOR AN “EASY LIFE” IS ANYTHING BUT . . .

A modified version of this post recently appeared in "The Trademark Lawyer":- https://trademarklawyermagazine.com/branding-when-opting-for-an-easy-life-is-anything-but-because-sir-stelios-asserts-his-rights/ Many of you may have recently become aware of the high profile “Brand” dispute - which was reported as having arisen between EasyGroup Ltd - and - a group of popular musicians performing as “Easy Life”. Further (quite readable) details of the [...]

By |2024-01-16T12:11:14+00:00November 7th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BRANDING: WHEN OPTING FOR AN “EASY LIFE” IS ANYTHING BUT . . .

“DRAGONS DEN” (FUNDING BUSINESS VENTURES ) = NOT WHAT YOU THINK

One of the aspects of being a lawyer to entrepreneurial businesses (largely) in (and around) London and the South-East of England is that "over the decades" I have come across rather more "business ventures" that have featured upon "Dragons Den" than I care to admit to myself. The (rarely publicised) truth is that very few [...]

By |2023-10-02T17:40:54+01:00September 30th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on “DRAGONS DEN” (FUNDING BUSINESS VENTURES ) = NOT WHAT YOU THINK

LONDON ENTERPRISE AWARDS 2023 – BEST MODERN LEGAL BOUTIQUE

Equitable Law are delighted to announce that SME News has awarded this firm the accolade of: "Best Modern Legal Boutique" At the seventh annual Greater London Enterprise Awards 2023 Please feel free to discuss what makes us different with: Mr. Dan.Johnson@EquitableLaw.com Founding Principal  and  Business Law Solicitor +44 (0) 20 8780 3319 : London D.D. Landline Tel. [...]

By |2023-06-13T11:26:43+01:00June 13th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on LONDON ENTERPRISE AWARDS 2023 – BEST MODERN LEGAL BOUTIQUE

WILL OUR ESPORTS VENTURE BE REGULATED AS ONLINE “GAMING”?

As a firm - we periodically, provide legal opinions or "comfort letters" on the subject of whether (usually, online) "Gaming" ventures are subject to regulatory oversight (= which often impacts upon payment services providers' willingness to work with such relevant venture). The problem is that within the online industry - the phrase "video gaming" appears [...]

By |2023-09-21T17:23:35+01:00June 6th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on WILL OUR ESPORTS VENTURE BE REGULATED AS ONLINE “GAMING”?

EARLY STAGE BUSINESS CONTRACTS – IS A ROBO LAWYER THE SOLUTION?

The U.K. entrepreneurship landscape has changed hugely over the thirty-odd years of this writer's working life. Many (of my generation) had the advantages (Discuss?!) of a solid grounding in (an) established business(es) - with developed ways of working (and time-tested contractual documentation). We started 'working for ourselves' later in life - founding businesses that are [...]

By |2023-05-18T13:21:59+01:00May 16th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on EARLY STAGE BUSINESS CONTRACTS – IS A ROBO LAWYER THE SOLUTION?

“I WANT ‘THIS’ (NOW!), AND I WANT IT AS CHEAPLY AS POSSIBLE”

Many within the modern generation (raised in the internet era) are extremely familiar with 'reverse auction' business models - where buying (seemingly) everything upon price (alone) is the sole criteria upon which matters are to be judged. It really shouldn't fall to this writer to tell them that's how they end up on a dreadful [...]

By |2023-05-02T18:44:34+01:00April 20th, 2023|Legal Blog Post|Comments Off on “I WANT ‘THIS’ (NOW!), AND I WANT IT AS CHEAPLY AS POSSIBLE”

“THE WHEEZE” OF REMUNERATING EMPLOYEES VIA “ALPHABET” SHARES

Companies (particularly those business ventures which were originally founded as owner / manager enterprises,  and whose stakeholders are familiar with taking their “rewards from business” / "profit extractions" - in a mixture of salary and bonus employed remuneration and shareholder dividends) - sometimes seek to "expand" their own historic approach; and therefore decide to implement [...]

By |2023-04-24T19:08:46+01:00March 29th, 2023|Legal Blog Post|Comments Off on “THE WHEEZE” OF REMUNERATING EMPLOYEES VIA “ALPHABET” SHARES

DON’T BE NAIVE ABOUT THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT (“NDA”)

OR - MATT HANCOCK = WHO’S A SILLY BOY THEN?”! The political shenanigans involved in Ms. Isobel Oakeshott's 'shafting' of 'The Right Honourable' Matt Hancock MP (of the last few days) - Has spurred this writer into preparing this blog post - On an issue that I really want to emphasise to contacts and clients [...]

By |2024-02-27T17:17:00+00:00March 2nd, 2023|Latest News, Legal Blog Post|Comments Off on DON’T BE NAIVE ABOUT THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT (“NDA”)

M&A TODAY GLOBAL AWARDS 2023 – BEST M&A LAWYERS OF THE YEAR – LONDON, UK

We are delighted to announce that Equitable Law has received further recognition and an additional award, as follows: The official "M&A Today – Global Awards – 2023 Edition" has announced that this firm is award: Best Lawyers of the Year - 2023 - London, UK We are delighted to announce that Equitable Law has received [...]

By |2023-04-14T13:45:49+01:00March 2nd, 2023|Latest News|Comments Off on M&A TODAY GLOBAL AWARDS 2023 – BEST M&A LAWYERS OF THE YEAR – LONDON, UK

Q & A WITH MR. DAN JOHNSON – BUSINESS LAW SOLICITOR

Our Founding Principal (and Lead Business Law Solicitor), Mr Dan Johnson - Was recently interviewed by Mr Robert Flint of the “Adviserly” Network - In a Q&A session with regard to our practice. Please feel free to watch and listen to the results (of our 'non-media trained' founder!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrVUTQQ4AEs Should Mr. Johnson and/or Equitable Law [...]

By |2023-04-16T13:52:41+01:00February 23rd, 2023|Latest News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Q & A WITH MR. DAN JOHNSON – BUSINESS LAW SOLICITOR

DEBT RECOVERY – THE BASICS UNDER ENGLISH LAW

We are often contacted by those who have an issue with a significant debt owed to them - more often than not - arising from a business relationship. It's one of those areas of legal practice - where there isn't generally much 'law' at stake, and we fell that contacts/clients are best served (in large) [...]

By |2023-06-08T09:50:59+01:00January 31st, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on DEBT RECOVERY – THE BASICS UNDER ENGLISH LAW

“BE CAREFUL OUT THERE” – THE FCA AUTHORISES SOME DUBIOUS BUSINESSES

https://suite.endole.co.uk/insight/company/08443946-crossflow-payment-solutions-trading-limited = This is the wholly insolvent "Crossflow Payment Solutions" - Incredibly, they are authorised and regulated by the U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority (#FCA) in relation to their business. One will quite quickly realise that #CrosslowP are insolvent upon a balance sheet basis, and the circa GBP £5,000,000 insolvent position they are in - is [...]

By |2023-01-29T13:49:50+00:00January 28th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on “BE CAREFUL OUT THERE” – THE FCA AUTHORISES SOME DUBIOUS BUSINESSES

THE “ONE DAY DIDDLE” = SHORTENING OF AN ACCOUNTING REFERENCE PERIOD ACTUALLY ‘BUYS TIME’ TO DELAY PRODUCING STATUTORY ACCOUNTS

Whenever you see an accounting reference date shortened by a day (such as this example) - One should know that they are taking advantage of an ability (by shortening their accounting reference date – just before they are due to file accounts) - which results in the company involved having more time before they are [...]

By |2023-01-29T13:47:33+00:00January 28th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on THE “ONE DAY DIDDLE” = SHORTENING OF AN ACCOUNTING REFERENCE PERIOD ACTUALLY ‘BUYS TIME’ TO DELAY PRODUCING STATUTORY ACCOUNTS
Go to Top