Crest Legal Solicitors
86-90 Paul Street

London EC2A 4NE

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Crest Legal is the trading name for Crest Legal Limited. Crest Legal Limited is registered in England and Wales with company number 11078493, with its registered office at 86-90 Paul Street, London EC2A 4NE. Crest Legal Limited is a firm of solicitors which is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with SRA number 645425. 


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A shareholders' agreement provides for how a company should be run, and governs the relationship between the shareholders of a company. The document provides the opportunity to put into writing how you want your company to be run, but also what should happen if things...


You should think carefully about the Inheritance Tax consequences if you are selling your business.

Whilst a business will usually benefit from 100% Business Relief for Inheritance Tax provided that you have owned it for at least two years before death, cash proceeds o...


If your business is organised as a company, the sale can be carried out by selling the shares or selling the assets.

It is worth recognising the pros and cons of each option, and it is one of the many issues you will need to think about when exiting your business.



In many businesses including start-ups, the directors and shareholders are the same people. The directors will work hard to get the business going, whilst the same people as shareholders should get the benefits of their work in the form of dividends and increasing valu...


What is it?

A ‘Green Socks’ clause is becoming the norm in partnership agreements for GPs and is also increasingly seen for other professionals. Partnership agreements are being specifically updated to add the clause.

The ‘Green Socks’ clause allows expulsion of a partne...


Bangor University Senate has conferred the title of Honorary Lecturer to Tak Matsuda at its meeting of 5 June 2018. The Senate took this decision in recognition of his significant contribution to the work in the School of Law, which has been greatly appreciated and val...


The European Commission announced on 15 May 2018 that it had approved the prolongation of State Aid Relief for Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) arrangements. The EU State Aid approval is stated to be valid until 2023, or if earlier, the date the UK ceases to be a...


The answer seems to be ‘no’ provided that the written contract contains wording similar to ‘all variations to this Licence must be agreed, set out in writing and signed on behalf of both parties before they take effect’. This is called a ‘no oral modification’ clause.



At the Supreme Court

In Barton v Wright Hassall LLP, a claimant purported to serve the defendant's solicitors by email on the last day of the validity period for the claim form. The defendant's solicitors, however, had not indicated that they were prepared to accept ser...


New laws have come into effect from 26 April 2018 to help tackle the problem of identity fraud and personal harm for company directors. This change has been prompted by research that showed company directors were twice as likely to be the victims of identity fraud as o...

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