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We are living in extraordinary times. The Covid-19 crisis is a once in a century event and none of us have faced the likes of this before. We are only at the beginning of it but it looks as though the economy is heading for recession and the crisis is bringing many challenges to all of our businesses. It is a worrying time for all business owners and management teams.

While we will not have the answer to all of your problems, the team at Stronachs is nevertheless always available to provide you with support today and in what will undoubtedly be a challenging future for us all.

Whether you are simply looking for a steer or some re-assurance on a course of action or more detailed advice, our lawyers have the experience and expertise to help. Despite the most recent restrictions imposed upon business by the UK and Scottish governments, we continue to be fully operational via remote working technologies and our employment, corporate, restructuring, energy, commercial property and dispute resolution teams are all capable of providing support to help you navigate your way through the coming months.

We are able to provide you with support in a number of areas:-
• employment advice in dealing with workforce changes;
• advice in connection with raising bank and equity finance or existing banking/finance arrangements;
• debt recovery advice;
• advising on directors duties;
• restructuring;
• reviewing contractual commitments including force majeure provisions;
• dealing with contractual disputes
• commercial leases - rights, obligations and re-gearing;
• restructuring of property portfolios.

There is a great deal of uncertainty over the future of many businesses and the landscape is changing rapidly. We will always strive to provide you with clear, pragmatic advice to help business managers and owners to make the best possible decisions.

As a Firm, we have set up a dedicated pages on our website providing advice and information which should help your business. These are being updated regularly as the situation changes and we will also be continuing to provide information via our usual social networking channels (LinkedIn and Twitter, in particular).

If you need any further assistance whatsoever, please do not hesitate to contact any of your usual contacts or any of the other solicitors listed on our website Stronachs People.

In addition, our team heads details are set out below:

Neil Forbes, Managing Partner - Corporate team
Ross Gardner, Partner - head of Corporate team
David Chalmers, Partner - head of Employment team
Ewan Neilson, Partner - head of Energy (oil & gas) team
Robert McDiarmid, Partner - head of Dispute Resolution team
Duncan Campbell, Partner - head of Commercial Property team

Neil Forbes
Managing Partner


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