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ORJ restore director to the board of international IT business in shareholder director's dispute

David Edwards of Staffordshire law firm ORJ was instructed by a co-owner of an IT business which operates in the UK, Scandinavia and the Baltic states.  ORJ were tasked with handling a…Read More

ORJ helps protect shareholder's rights in leading silverware business defeating copyright counterclaim

ORJ was instructed by a major shareholder in a silverware business to protect shareholder's rights and to defeat a copyright counterclaim.  The issue arose when a family member (also an appointed director)…Read More

Lorraine Smith: Commercial and Corporate Law Solicitor

Email: lorraine.smith@orj.co.uk Telephone: 01785 223440 Specialist Commercial and Corporate Law Solicitor Lorraine Smith is a specialist lawyer at ORJ who handles all aspects of Commercial and Corporate Law including Mergers, Acquisitions,…Read More

How the right Standard Terms and Conditions can be the insurance policy you can’t buy!

There are typically 7 risks your company routinely takes by not incorporating properly drafted standard terms and conditions.   Patrick Tedstone, Managing Partner at ORJ, explains just how important it…Read More

Protecting your Intellectual Property

Much of the value in a business is underpinned by its intellectual property (IP) and protecting your intellectual property is a serious matter.  But what is intellectual property and how…Read More

The secret to success in commercial litigation

I have been litigating for 25 years.  When I was at school and as a student, I played league chess to a fair standard.  I don’t know whether chess made…Read More

Can I make a claim against my professional advisor?

In day to day life in business, and in private, the need arises to employ the services of a professional advisor, be it a surveyor, accountant, architect or, dare I…Read More

ORJ Number 1 for Litigation Services

The litigation team at ORJ has been rated by the Legal 500 as a Tier 1 provider of litigation services.  This follows a number of recent high profile instructions involving cases nationally…Read More

Fight Now Or Pay Later

Litigation costs reforms tilt balance in defendant’s favour. The government has recently approved a raft of reforms (recommended within Lord Justice Jackson’s green paper) to rules governing civil litigation costs. …Read More

Copyright: Is your business on the right track?

Previously, I wrote an article about intellectual property (IP), in particular the fundamental importance of Trade Marks to the value of a business. Whilst it generated a lot of interest,…Read More