Ashtons climb in legal guide

On Monday 29th October the 2019 Legal 500 results were published online. Legal 500 is an independent guide that ranks law firms and solicitors in the UK.Ashtons is delighted to have achieved a boost in the number of leading i...

Company Voluntary Agreements – how businesses are using them to fight landlord agreements

In recent months, there has been a growing interest in the way businesses are using a particular type of insolvency prevention procedure – known as a Company Voluntary Agreement – to reduce the amount they’re paying to landlo...

Up close and personal

In this piece, Solicitor Paul Mitchell explains what a personal guarantee is. What is a personal guarantee?A personal guarantee is an agreement by an individual (the Guarantor) to meet contractual obligations of another party...

When a Partner departs

Most couples understand the need to make Wills to make life simpler for the survivor if one spouse dies. Sadly the same doesn’t always apply to business partners preparing a partnership agreement and the resulting problems ca...