Our legal expertise and business acumen makes us one of the leading firm of solicitors in Manchester. We are not just a firm of solicitors in Altrincham; we’re trusted providers of legal services for business people in Manchester, Cheshire and the North West.
We provide a best in class range of services and our solicitors have the knowledge and experience to understand your issues. We do everything in our power to achieve successful results for our clients. Our commercial solicitors aren’t just legal experts; we’ve also got business instinct.
Most of all, we understand what business people need and value from their commercial solicitors. We’ll tell you how it is and always offer honest opinions and advice in jargon- free, plain English.
Everybody at MLP Solicitors makes a difference to the success of your business. We keep you updated at every step of the way, so you’ll always be clear on the progress that’s been made, and we’re open and transparent about our fees, which means no hidden charges.
The second of our current articles in Business First magazine (Issue 24) is on the hot topic of Crowdfunding. Stephen Attree, company and commercial director at MLP, shared his knowledge … Read more
Issue 24 of Business First magazine features a guide from Stephen Attree, commercial and company law director at MLP, on the importance of protecting intellectual property. The article highlights the … Read more
Nick Jackson, property solicitor at MLP, recently provided Property News with a Beginners Guide to Commercial Property Investment where he outlined some of the things that people should be thinking … Read more
The number of estates affected by Inheritance Tax is set to double from the current level of 21,000 per year to 42,000 in 2016/17. According to accountancy experts, this increase … Read more
US citizen Jen Palmer recently found herself subject to a $3,500 fine for posting a negative online review. In 2008 Jen Palmer ordered some items from KlearGear.com. After the items … Read more
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Do you know what a ‘chain of representation’ is? A bunch of lawyers linking arms? A special piece of jewellery? Not quite. It’s a legal term for the situation where … Read more
It has been reported that a father has been committed to prison for contempt of court for failing to provide details of his financial circumstances in an application for financial … Read more
After a tough battle at the Court of Appeal and years of battling back and forth with Nestle, Cadbury has now lost its trade mark for the colour purple which … Read more
The latest case in constructive dismissal law says that in order to successfully bring a claim for constructive dismissal, the contractual breach by the employer does not necessarily need to … Read more
It has recently been reported in the press that a man has been convicted of attacking his wife in court just as judgement was about to be given in a … Read more
Do you know what happens to your pension on death? If you have a taxable estate and your pension passes to your spouse then the proceeds of your pension will … Read more
We have been speaking to a lot of business owners recently and asking them what their plans are for their business, in the event of their deaths. It is surprising … Read more
The Help to Buy scheme introduced on 1 April 2013 is expected to help up to 74,000 people purchase a property if they can raise a 5% deposit and arrange … Read more
In a speech to family lawyers, Lord Justice Coleridge has called for a “root and branch” overhaul of divorce law and procedure. He commented that
“…current divorce and financial provision … Read more
The Ministry of Sound (“MOS”) are bringing a claim against Spotify for refusing to delete playlists put together by its users which replicate Ministry of Sound compilations. MOS are now … Read more
One of the most common causes of worry and frustration for divorcing or separating couples is the length of time it can take to negotiate a financial settlement. This can … Read more
The Environment Agency estimates that one in six homes in England are at risk from flooding with land increasingly at risk from different types of flooding. Law Society chief executive … Read more
Gina Rinehart, Australia’s richest person, has agreed to give up control of a trust fund containing company shares worth billions of dollars following a long-running feud with her children. The … Read more
When purchasing a property, there are certain expenses involved you may not have considered. For example, there are certain searches that need to be made in regards to your future … Read more
The First-tier Tax Tribunal recently held that a married couple’s agreement to pay to the wife rental income from a jointly owned property did not prevent the husband from being … Read more
On 15 August 2013, HMRC updated its Share and Assets Valuation Manual (SVM) to take account of the implementation of employee shareholder employment status which is due to be introduced … Read more
Globalisation is leading more young professionals into international work and they look set to be the winners in changes in inheritance tax rules in the UK, designed to reflect the … Read more