March 19, 2019

We’re hiring!

Prosperity Law LLP is a niche law firm providing services to large commercial clients including PLCs and high net worth individuals, along with private clients and due to expansion are looking to recruit a highly motivated and commercially minded paralegal with a view to obtaining a training contract. (more…)

January 18, 2019

Professional Negligence

Most businesses rely at one point or another on the services of a professional advisor, such as an accountant, solicitor, financial advisor, or insurance broker. A trusted advisor provides a great benefit to a business, but it is an unfortunate fact of life that sometimes things go wrong. This article provides some points to consider when a professional has made a mistake or provided some bad advice, and that has caused a financial loss.

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January 16, 2019

Commercial Mediation

What is Mediation?

Primarily, mediation is a forum that enables the parties entrenched in a commercial dispute to enter into dialogue with one another in a cordial manner in a semi-structured way to allow the exchange of information, with a genuine attempt to reach a satisfactory resolution.

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December 18, 2018

Civil litigation Vs. commercial litigation?

What is litigation?

Litigation – or dispute resolution – is the process of appointing law professionals to resolve disputes in court in the hope of obtaining compensation for damages. There are a variety of litigation claims that can be made, although they all fall under two major categories – civil litigation and commercial litigation. (more…)

December 12, 2018

Top tips for a commercial property landlord

If you’re thinking about renting your commercial property, there are many factors that you should consider first. Being a commercial landlord comes hand-in-hand with a number of responsibilities and risks. It is important to get it right from the start – before signing a lease with a new tenant – to prevent any potentially serious legal issues from arising further down the line.

In the following blog, we share a number of top tips for commercial property landlords and highlight the importance of seeking an experienced commercial property solicitor for such matters.

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December 10, 2018

How to protect your business’ intellectual property

We are now living in a society where a business’ intellectual property – whether that be a trade secret, invention, or brand name – is more valuable than their physical assets. You may not expect your ideas to be copied and, as a business owner, seeking out protection may not seem like a priority. But intellectual property theft does happen, and it is important to be prepared for the worst.

In the following blog, we take a look at how you can protect your business’ intellectual property, offering useful tips and outlining the services currently available here at Prosperity Law. (more…)

December 3, 2018

What is the difference between a solicitor and notary public?

Solicitor and notary are two words that are often used interchangeably in the legal profession. However, it’s important to note  – although they both provide legal services – there are a number of important distinctions between them. In fact, becoming a notary public is a completely alternative career path and the day-to-day role of a notary public is very different from that of a solicitor. (more…)

November 14, 2018

The Importance of Contracts for Employees and Employers

What is an employment contract?

In accordance with employment law, an employment contract is a legally binding agreement between an employer and their employee, which states the conditions of employment.

All employment contracts vary depending on the specific occupation of the employee, which are usually drawn up, agreed and signed before employment commences.

An employment contract does not legally have to be written down, however it is preferable if they are, as in the case of court proceedings a written contract can provide evidence of legitimacy or negligence. (more…)