Worthingtons Solicitors

News and Articles


Reserve Planning for Charities in 2022

01 December 2021 Earlier this year, Worthingtons Solicitors and Davy UK teamed up to deliver a webinar, in collaboration with CO3 (Chief Officers 3rd Sector), on the challenges and opportunities for the third sector. This article sets... READ

Shareholder Remedies – A Guide to Your Rights

23 September 2021 There are two main organs of a company; the directors who make the day to day decisions, and the shareholders who vote in general meetings and have overall ownership of the company. The company... READ

Cryptocurrency – a cryptic legal landscape

28 July 2021 Background Cryptocurrency is essentially virtual money in a digital currency. It can be used as a bank free method of transferring and obtaining wealth. It is stored in a digital wallet. Instead of relying... READ

Top 10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Shareholders’ Agreement

07 June 2021 What is a shareholders’ agreement? A shareholders’ agreement is a contract between shareholders that regulates the relationship between them and forms the basis under which the company should be run. A shareholders’ agreement differs... READ

M&A Transactions during Covid-19

14 October 2020 We have prepared this article to outline the key considerations at each of the stages of an M&A transaction that are most affected by Covid-19. 1. Considering an M&A transaction Due Diligence It is... READ

Recent legal case highlights loyalty expected with charitable companies

02 September 2020 The Supreme Court delivered a recent landmark judgment for charity law in Lehtimaki v Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (UK) and others confirming that members of all charitable companies owe fiduciary duties to the charitable... READ

Thousands of NI Charities told registrations deemed unlawful after Court Ruling

24 July 2020 The February 2020 Court of Appeal ruling in the case of McKee & Others v Charity Commission for Northern Ireland  held that the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland (the “Commission”) does not have the... READ

Business Insolvency Laws Relaxed During Covid-19

27 May 2020 Article 178 of the Insolvency (NI) Order (1989) outlines that wrongful trading occurs when a director continues to trade and incur liabilities on behalf of their business when they were aware, or ought to... READ

Online Company Incorporation Service

19 May 2020 Worthingtons Solicitors Commercial Team act for some of Northern Ireland’s most successful businesses. We understand your business needs are still ongoing during the Covid-19 lockdown, and we aim to bring fast and efficient services... READ

Data Protection and Internet Safety for Charities and Businesses during Covid-19

07 May 2020 During the government lockdown due to Covid-19, the ability to work remotely has proved essential in protecting staff, safeguarding customers and saving businesses.  Whilst many organisations have been carrying out ‘business as usual’, others... READ
View Older Articles

Sign up to receive our regular newsletter.

Be the first to receive our legal advice and opinions direct to your inbox.