The Countrywide estate agency group has won a contract dispute involving the £38m sale of one of its subsidiaries. The court heard evidence that Countrywide had agreed to sell its subsidiary, Lambert Smith Hampton Limited (“LSH”), to John Bengt Moeller in a share purchase agreement. Countrywide claimed that Moeller failed to pay £38 million needed to complete
Sing qualified as a Solicitor in 2013 having joined Machins in 2011 and advises a wide range of clients from sole traders to partnerships and limited companies. Prior to joining Machins, he worked for a leading commercial law firm in Norwich.
Approach to work
“My approach is based on providing pragmatic advice whether it is for a local business or a larger company with an international presence – I recognise the need for solution-driven advice – whilst I may be fascinated with law as an academic topic what my client’s need is focused business-driven advice.
Specialist practice areas
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Corporate governance
- Intellectual Property
- Commercial Property (acting for banks, landlords, tenants, sellers and buyers)
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While it is still too soon for any certainty and teething problems are likely to persist, it is possible to speculate and draw some current conclusions on the effect of Brexit on some areas of UK legal practice.
Network Rail has won a £13m contract dispute that centred on the meaning of the word “default”. The issue arose after Network Rail engaged ABC Electrification Ltd to carry out some major works. Under the contract, ABC was entitled to payment based on the “”total cost””, which was defined to exclude “”disallowed cost””. ABC had
The High Court has settled a dispute between two partners who had worked together for many years in a restaurant business. Tariq Mahmood Malik and Mahboob Hussain Junior had opened a restaurant known as the “”Nawaab”” in 2003. They were equal joint owners of the property in which it was situated and equal joint shareholders
The High Court has settled a dispute between a couple who were separating and needed to value the shares in their company. The case involved Solent Garage Services Ltd and its two directors, Claire Lewis and Philip Clarke. The couple had established the garage while living together and bringing up their three children. They were
A businessman who misappropriated large sums of money from his company has been ordered to refund more than £5 million to his former partner. The case involved Ashank Patel and Mohammad Babar Iqbal, who had been partners in a property development business. After some of the projects suffered delays due to cashflow problems, Patel discovered