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Struggling farming sector should diversify to thrive

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A leading agricultural solicitor has urged farmers to grasp every opportunity they can to diversify following the Covid-19 outbreak. Helen Gough, a partner at law firm mfg Solicitors, says that the rural sector will inevitably get back to normal in the...

Clare Lang appointed head of Corporate division

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A Midlands law firm has appointed a new head of its Corporate department following a period of sustained growth. mfg Solicitors, which has offices in Worcestershire, Shropshire and Birmingham has appointed partner and corporate law specialist Clare Lang as...

Ludlow law firm donation helps keep vital lifeline running

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A local charity who are helping isolated and vulnerable people during the coronavirus pandemic has received a funding boost from a Ludlow law firm. A £1,000 donation from Corve Street-based mfg Solicitors is helping Hands Together Ludlow to continue...

Businesses warned of consequences for abusing furlough

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Businesses in the West Midlands are being warned they will face severe financial penalties if they try to step outside the Government’s furlough scheme. Leading employment lawyer Sally Morris said there has been a rise in calls to the employment team...

Shorter shop leases loom due to Covid-19

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Shorter and more flexible leases on shops are likely to become the norm while some stores may even be turned into homes as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, a leading property lawyer has said. Research suggests only a third of rents due in the retail...

Competition law change a lifeline for dairy farmers

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A change in competition law that will help prevent potentially thousands of litres of milk a day going to waste is a vital lifeline for dairy farmers, a leading Worcestershire agricultural lawyer has said. Rural expert Iain Morrison has praised the...

Partner, Senior Associate and Associate promotions

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mfg Solicitors has announced eleven promotions including two new Partners, seven Senior Associates and two Associates. Respected agriculture and rural affairs expert Helen Gough is promoted to Partner. Joining mfg Solicitors in October 2014, Helen has...

Firms must consider how to retain staff after restrictions lift

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Employers should start putting plans in place now to keep hold of skilled staff once the coronavirus lockdown and restrictions are lifted, or risk losing them to competitors. That is the warning from Midlands employment lawyer Chris Amys, who says despite...

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