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GWL are delighted to announce that Sarah Mansfield has been promoted to Partner

Guy Williams Layton LLP are delighted to announce that Sarah Mansfield has been promoted to Partner from 1 July 2019....

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Who Died Last – the Youngest “Wins” or is There a Better Way?

The step-sisters of an elderly couple who died together at home, are fighting in Court to prove whose parent died...

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Georgina Roberts has been appointed an Associate Member of Solicitor’s for the Elderly

We are pleased to confirm that Georgina Roberts,  Private Client Solicitor working out of our Heswall branch,  has been appointed...

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Chris Emery appointed Honorary Lecturer at the University of Liverpool

GWL is pleased to announce that Christopher Emery, an Associate Solicitor here at GWL, has been appointed to the position...

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GWL is this week celebrating a momentous Employment Tribunal victory.

Liverpool law firm Guy Williams Layton is this week celebrating a momentous Employment Tribunal victory on behalf of 62 Liverpool...

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GWL Landlord & Tenant Team

We are delighted to confirm that Sarah Mansfield has joined the firm to enhance our services in both Landlord &...

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HR Guy – The Official Launch

On Wednesday 9th May 2018 we were delighted to welcome our guests and partners to the official launch of HR...

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Trade Marks – A Messi Business

Lionel Messi, the prolific Barcelona forward, has been in the news again recently; but surprisingly not for his footballing prowess....

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GWL Commercial Debt Recovery & Litigation Team

We are delighted to announce that Paul Hilton accepted an invitation to become a Partner on 1 April. Paul has...

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Practice Manager

We are excited to welcome Nicola Rowe to GWL as Practice Manager.   Nicola's appointment will enable us to advance the...

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Commercial Team

We are delighted to confirm that our former Trainee, Chris Emery, has joined GWL on a permanent basis following his...

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The GDPR will be effective from 25 May 2018. What is it? GDPR represents perhaps the most dramatic overhaul of...

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Top Ten Tips for Enhancing your Intellectual Property (IP)

All businesses large or small have some form of IP and should properly audit and evaluate their IP in order...

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Five tips for employment law best practice

If you’re not an expert, employment law can seem like a bit of a minefield. GWL Solicitors explains that this needn’t be...

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GWL sponsor successful Rocket Launch

[caption id="attachment_799" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Image copyright by Leigh Anderson[/caption] We were proud to sponsor the recent UK rocket launch by...

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Guy Williams Layton take part in JMU Law Student Fair

Wendy and Michael from GWL spent time at the JMU Law Fair 19 September to explain to law undergraduates and...

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Employment Tribunal Fees, Time Limits and Refunds

Many will be aware of the landmark Supreme Court case that recently abolished the Employment Tribunal (ET) fees payable by...

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Employment Law:  Monumental Supreme Court ruling – Employment Tribunal fees are unlawful

The Supreme Court, the highest court in the UK, has held that Employment Tribunal fees are unlawful. This decision will...

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Disposing of Redundant Timeshare Interests

The timeshare sales boom of the 1980s has resulted in a timeshare crisis for the current decade.    Most of those...

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What’s in a Name? Protecting the Company Assets

It was reported recently that Victoria Beckham has registered her children’s names as European and UK Trade Marks. Much like...

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Employment Law/Commercial Team

We are delighted to announce the continuing expansion of our Commercial Team with the arrival of  employment law specialist Steven Davies. Steven...

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GWL get involved in Brexit

On 23rd February Michael Sandys, Commercial Partner and Chair of Sefton and Ormskirk branch of the Federation of Small Businesses, chaired...

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Property Market Predictions for 2017

It is fair to say that 2016 was a year full of surprises.  Donald Trump’s triumph in the American Presidential...

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GWL Property Team

We are delighted to announce the continued growth of our Property Team with the arrival of two highly experienced property...

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Knowing Your Audience – Trade Marks and Deceit in the EU

On 27 October 2016 the EU’s General Court handed down its judgment in respect of popular UK-based coffee chain, Caffè...

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Devastated Wife applies to the Court of Protection to end Husband’s Life

A devastated wife of a severely injured man has applied to the Court of Protection for permission to end his...

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Venue Expo Liverpool

Guy Williams Layton hosted an exclusive Network Event for clients and friends of the firm at the Liverpool Expo held...

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Termination of Directorship, ‘WebFiling’ and Unfair Prejudice

If you are a director/shareholder you are probably familiar with the various documents that need to be filed with Companies...

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“Go and Get a Job” – a victory for Testators?

A daughter who contested her late father’s Will on the basis it did not leave “reasonable financial provision” for her...

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Free Wills Month

We are pleased to announce that our Wills and Probate Department raised approximately £340,000 of future income for various charities as...

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GWL supports one of the Local Universities

We were proud to participate in the Hope University “Entrepreneurs Lunch” on 20th September 2016 which was held at the EDEN...

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Guy Williams Layton Relaunch 12th May 2016

On 12th May 2016 we hosted an event at the historic 30 James Street Hotel to celebrate the relaunch of...

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IP after Brexit Seminar

In conjunction with 4/5 Grays Inn we are pleased to invite you to our Seminar on Wednesday 14 September 2016 4:30pm to...

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Have you protected your most valuable business asset?

Reputation and image rights Your name/brand and logo Specialist knowledge/know how Trade secrets Inventions Designs Software Artwork Databases If any...

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A Review and Practical Insight into Music Contracts

Liverpool JMU Seminar provided by Michael Sandys Michael Sandys, GWL's  Intellectual Property specialist, recently gave a 2 hour seminar to...

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Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 Changes to the Companies Act 2006 have been made by this new piece...

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When To Go Legal: A Careful Balancing Act

Read our article "When To Go Legal: A Careful Balancing Act" written by Jonathan Hogg and published in the Legal...

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Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 Changes to the Companies Act 2006 have been made by this new piece...

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Why make a Will with a Solicitor?

Why make a Will with a Solicitor rather than a Will Writer? Solicitor   Will Writer Solicitors are fully trained...

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Shareholder Agreements

Shareholder Agreements – have you updated? It is essential for all companies with more than one shareholder ensure that they...

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GWL Private Client Team

We are pleased to welcome a new solicitor to the firm to strengthen our Private Client Team. Georgina Roberts recently...

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Patent Box

Patent Box - Deadline of 30 June 2016 The deadline for new applications for Patent Box tax relief is now...

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GWL Commercial Team

Michael Sandys has joined GWL as a Partner to expand its Company/ Commercial services. He will be based at the...

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Court Fees increased from 9th March 2015 How does this affect Commercial Litigation & Debt Recovery

Read our article on the increase in Court Fees written by Paul Hilton Increase in Court Fees - the effect...

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Insolvency as a Tool for Debt Collection

Read our article "Insolvency as  Collections Tool" written by Jonathan Hogg and published in the Legal & Enforcement section of...

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