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Shareholders' Agreements - an ineffective right of first refusal


In the recent case of United Co Rusal Plc v Crispian Investments Ltd [2018] EWHC 2415 (Comm), the High Court held that a right of first refusal (ROFR) procedure in a shareholders' agreement had not been validly instigated. The case above involved three major shareholders of PJSC MMC Norilsk…

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Forbes Solicitors Advises C.G.Turnbull Holdings Limited on New Wine Bar


Forbes Solicitors' Corporate Team has advised C.G.Turnbull Holdings Limited (CGT) in its partnership with Lytham Wine Company Limited (LWC), which has resulted in the expansion of the Barrique Wine Bar & Deli brand. The move has resulted in Lytham Wine Company Limited opening a new Barrique…

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Dragged along to a sale


In the case of Angus James Cunningham v Resourceful Land Limited and others , the High Court has upheld a drag-along provision in a Shareholders' Agreement and has ordered that the register of members does not require rectification. Background A group of individuals incorporated two…

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Forbes Solicitors Acts For Kepak In Aquisition of 2 Sisters Red Meat Limited


Leading North West legal firm Forbes Solicitors has represented Irish meat producer Kepak Group in its acquisition of 2 Sisters Red Meat Limited from Boparan Holdings Ltd. The acquisition fits Kepak's plans to increase the value and scale of their company in markets that are complementary to…

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Forbes' Ladies Night Raises Vital Funds for CARES Cancer Charity


A night of pampering and beauty treatments organised by Forbes Solicitors has raised £428 for Lancashire cancer charity CARES. The event, at the firm's Oak House office in Walton Summit, included demonstrations as well as canapés and prosecco for the 40 women who attended. The…

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