Kathleen O'Reilly

Kathleen O'Reilly

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Who Owns What? The PSC Register 21 SEP 2015

Who Owns What? The PSC Register

People with Significant Control Register As mentioned in my previous article in relation to the...

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act - Company Law Aspects 18 SEP 2015

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act - Company Law Aspects

Introduction The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act ('SBEEA') received the Royal...

Central registry of beneficial ownership – some concerns 23 AUG 2013

Central registry of beneficial ownership – some concerns

In its latest Discussion Paper (deadline for responses is 16 September if you want to have your...

Company and Business Names Consultation 30 MAY 2013

Company and Business Names Consultation

Response of the Law Society of England and Wales May  2013 Introduction The Law Society...

W.H. Newson Holding Ltd and Others v IMI plc, IMI Kynochi plc, and Boliden AB [2012] EWHC 3680 (Ch); [2013] UKCLR 122 01 MAY 2013

W.H. Newson Holding Ltd and Others v IMI plc, IMI Kynochi plc, and Boliden AB [2012] EWHC 3680 (Ch); [2013] UKCLR 122

On 19 December 2012, the High Court held that s 47A of the Competition Act 1998, which provides...

Changes to the Mental Health Discrimination Act 2013 26 APR 2013

Changes to the Mental Health Discrimination Act 2013

From 28 April 2013 the Mental Health Discrimination Act 2013 ("the MHDA") REMOVES Model Article...

Directors - changes to Model Articles - positive change to remove one of the last significant forms of discrimination 25 APR 2013

Directors - changes to Model Articles - positive change to remove one of the last significant forms of discrimination

From 28 April 2013 the Mental Health Discrimination Act 2013 ("the MHDA") removes Model Article...

Employee owned businesses boost from Nick Clegg 28 MAR 2013

Employee owned businesses boost from Nick Clegg

"Not just nicer but better" - these were some of the words used during Nick Clegg's lecture on...

What's in a Name? 30 NOV 2012

What's in a Name?

The choice of a company name is a key feature in the formation and registration of a company and...

COMPANY LAW COMMITTEE  06 NOV 2012

COMPANY LAW COMMITTEE

                Minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 16 October 2012 at 1pm in the Breams,...

Law Society Committee Vacancies 06 NOV 2012

Law Society Committee Vacancies

There are currently available a number of vacancies for various committees at the Law...

Why you should always check your articles - a cautionary tale 06 SEP 2012

Why you should always check your articles - a cautionary tale

  Kathleen O'Reilly highlights why checking the articles of association is an absolute must...

What company structure?  Shares or guarantee - Getting it right from the start 06 SEP 2012

What company structure? Shares or guarantee - Getting it right from the start

Kathleen O'Reilly, our Head of Internal Legal Services highlights the importance of getting...

Employee Ownership – What Does it Mean? 06 SEP 2012

Employee Ownership – What Does it Mean?

Employee ownership is not a generally well-known concept until now. Nick Clegg, the deputy Prime...

Employee Ownership - What Does it Mean? 06 SEP 2012

Employee Ownership - What Does it Mean?

Employee ownership is not a generally well-known concept until now. Nick Clegg, the deputy Prime...

Property Management Companies and RTMs Workshops FAQs 2012 06 SEP 2012

Property Management Companies and RTMs Workshops FAQs 2012

Please note that these answers are an introduction and guide only.  They cannot cover all of the...

In Practice: Model Articles - Sole Director 06 SEP 2012

In Practice: Model Articles - Sole Director

Introduction The Model Articles only came into being on 1 October 2009 [The model articles of...