Monthly Archives: June 2016

Management Buy- Outs (MBO)

Tuesday, 28 Jun 2016

Our Bradford Solicitor Umberto Vietri explains: “A Management Buy-Out (MBO) is an existing team of managers work together in order to buy a company or part of a company, which they work for. MBOs are becoming a more frequent option for sellers due to the advantages that come with them but sellers need to also... Read More


Local businesses Club together for Charity Golf Day

Saturday, 25 Jun 2016

On Friday 24th June 2016, AWB Charlesworth LLP and Pearson and Associates co-organised their 3rd annual charity golf day in aid of Martin House Hospice. Final fundraising totals will be announced in due course but in the meantime we would like to say thank you to all the local businesses who supported the event. Our... Read More


Divorce- 10 Frequently asked questions……..

Wednesday, 22 Jun 2016

Our Skipton Solicitor and Family Law Specialist Andrew Foulds offers some sound advice on the most common queries that he receives when individuals are considering divorce proceedings. It is often a very stressful and worrying time for all involved and information is key in managing the process. 1.When Can I issue my Divorce Petition? The earliest... Read More


Summer School Holiday Arrangements for Children – Tips for Separated Parents.

Wednesday, 22 Jun 2016

With the school summer holidays round the corner, many separated parents will be experiencing a range of emotions.  Agreeing arrangements for children can be difficult for many families and arrangements that do work well during the school term may need to be changed. Avoid conflict by heeding the following advice:- Communicate early with your former... Read More


A truly modern decision on testamentary capacity

Thursday, 16 Jun 2016

Skipton Solicitor Liam O’Neil (also Partner at AWB Charlesworth) takes an informed view point on Testamentary capacity. “The law dealing with issues of capacity has moved on significantly in modern times. For example, the Mental Capacity Act 2005 was a very modern piece of legislation and one that acknowledged that whether a person has the capacity... Read More


Jenny Barron Joins the Wills, Trusts and Probate Team in our Skipton Office

Wednesday, 15 Jun 2016

Jenny Barron is the latest addition to the Wills, Trust and Probate department in the AWB Charlesworth LLP Skipton Office – taking the team in Skipton to 7 staff, and the department as a whole to 15 staff across three offices. Jenny specialises in Wills, Trusts, Probate, Tax Planning and Court of Protection matters and... Read More


Wyatt V Vince- £300,000 settlement agreed.

Monday, 13 Jun 2016

Last Year Andrew Foulds, Skipton Solicitor and Family Law Specialist, posted  a blog on the Supreme Court’s decision in the case of  Wyatt v Vince. By way of a re-cap, Kathleen Wyatt and Dale Vince divorced in 1992 having separated in the mid 1980’s. The couple did not however reach an agreement nor attain a Court Order... Read More


Can you communicate with an employee when they are on work related stress sick leave?

Thursday, 9 Jun 2016

Often matters arise when an employee is on sick leave which the employer may feel they need to discuss with them. Whilst an employee is on sick leave due to work-related stress can the employer communicate with them, and if they can under what circumstances? Employers often struggle with the question of whether to make... Read More