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Share Buybacks and deferred consideration

How to structure a share buyback that is both affordable to the Company and allows favourable tax treatment for the seller. Why a share buyback? Share buybacks can be a…Read More

Selling your business? No one understands the process better than ORJ

Thinking of selling your business? Over the last 20 years ORJ’s specialist team has helped our clients sell hundreds of businesses. We estimate we have acted on sale transactions worth…Read More

The pros and cons of a business sale via a management buyout

If you are thinking of selling your businesses then one of the most common ways of doing so is by a management buyout.  Virtually every professional service business deals with…Read More

Supplier to Network rail sold to management for just under £2m

The ORJ corporate team headed up by Lorraine Smith, Partner, have recently completed the £1.7m management buy out of a local environmental services business who is a key supplier to…Read More

Stafford’s ORJ Solicitors Intellectual Property litigation case featured in new series of BBC’s Fake Britain

A client of Stafford based ORJ Solicitors has been featured in the first episode of the new BBC series of Fake Britain. The programme detailed the case of Whitby Morrison,…Read More

Lender statutory demand for £4.2m is withdrawn following ORJ intervention

ORJ is advising an owner-manager of a substantial UK manufacturing business about a guarantee he gave to a Lender. A Lender statutory demand for £4.2m has been withdrawn following ORJ intervention…Read More

ORJ successfully defends IT entrepreneurs in shareholder dispute worth £10 million and recovers costs

Law firm ORJ Solicitors were recently instructed by two talented IT specialists and creators of a dynamic new IT product for the education sector in a shareholder dispute. Our clients…Read More

Are tax schemes going to be the subject of the next misselling scandal?

We have all seen the difficulties suffered by celebrities exposed as having participated in aggressive tax schemes. We all stand amazed that people with so much money risk their reputation…Read More

When considering voluntary insolvency be aware of additional legal claims against family and friends

Individuals and companies considering voluntary insolvency should be aware that bankruptcy, administration or liquidation may also lead to additional legal claims against them, their families and their friends. When individuals…Read More

ORJ’s insolvency specialist secures a significant payment following the voluntary bankruptcy of client debtor

After the voluntary bankruptcy of a substantial debtor to a major international industrial supplier client, ORJ’s insolvency specialist, Mike Smyth, successfully acted on behalf of the appointed Trustee in Bankruptcy.…Read More