Group restructuring

16th December 2015

We recently advised on the restructuring of a group of companies. This involved the transfer of various constituent businesses from subsidiary groups up through the holding company, which was then liquidated, the businesses ending up in discreet new separate companies … Continue reading


Hugh Murrell

7th December 2015

Hugh is the founder, owner and managing director of Murrell Associates.   Hugh has over 27 years of experience advising businesses in the South West and beyond on a variety of legal issues including equity funding, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring … Continue reading


Henry Maples

10th December 2015

Henry is a Senior Associate in the corporate and commercial team at Murrell Associates. He has particular experience of advising on mergers and acquisitions, equity investments, group restructurings and shareholders’ agreements. Henry joined Murrell Associates in March 2013 from Foot … Continue reading


Rachel Plunkett qualifies at Murrell Associates!

27th March 2017

Rachel Plunkett has joined the corporate team at Truro-based commercial law practice, Murrell Associates, after completing her training with the firm. Rachel has qualified as a solicitor in the firm’s corporate and commercial team, having gained valuable experience in the firm’s commercial … Continue reading


The difficulties of implied terms

22nd March 2017

When entering into any kind of contract it is essential to expressly include clauses on all matters that are crucial to the parties and the arrangement at hand. Unfortunately this does not always happen. Where a contract is silent on … Continue reading


Rachel Tremaine

10th December 2015

Rachel has recently joined the corporate team at Murrell Associates having completed her training contract with the firm. During her training contract, Rachel gained valuable experience in the firm’s commercial property and corporate departments together with a period of secondment … Continue reading


Jessica Bishop

31st October 2018

Jessica works as a corporate/commercial paralegal in the firm’s business team having joined the team in July 2018. Having completed her Law degree at BPP University in London Jessica went on to work in a London law firm as a … Continue reading


Success doesn’t just happen; it’s planned for

5th September 2016

Owning and managing a fast-growing company, like those listed in The Growth 100, can be both an exciting and a terrifying challenge.  Although companies on a steep growth trajectory have to contend with the same issues as all other businesses … Continue reading


Early stage or ‘seed’ investments into small business

4th February 2016

When reviewing business performance and strategy, many business owners will be looking to grow their businesses and a lack of available finance will often be a key obstacle to delivering those growth plans.   There are a huge number of … Continue reading


Understanding the Renewables Obligation Certificate cuts to solar subsidies

23rd September 2015

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has recently announced further measures to reduce its support for renewable energy, to curb what it predicts will be an overspend of £1.5 billion by 2020 over the Levy Control Framework budget. … Continue reading