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Trevor Slack Joins Griffins as a Forensics Partner

Griffins is delighted to announce that Trevor Slack has joined the firm to become the new head of forensics. Trevor is a valuation expert and forensic accountant with over 20 years’ experience that now focuses on litigation support, valuation and international arbitration. Trevor’s extensive experience covers almost every aspect of forensics and valuation in almost…

Griffins succeed at the Supreme Court

In the matter of Burnden Holdings (UK) Limited v Fielding and another the Supreme Court has upheld the decision of the Court of Appeal in its interpretation is s.21(1)(b) Limitation Act 1980. Lord Kerr, Lord Sumption, Lord Carnwath, Lord Lloyd-Jones and Lord Briggs were unanimous in their view that the appeal should be dismissed, finding that section…

Victory tastes sweet (and bitter later!)

Tuesday night saw the first of a number of 5-a-side football matches scheduled between Griffins and rival insolvency firm Mazars. To the action shortly but first comment must be passed on the comparison that was made between this and those derby matches between Rangers and Celtic.  It’s true there were some similarities although given the…

Griffins’ runners complete London Marathon

London witnessed its biggest London Marathon with over 40,000 having taken part on Sunday, 23 April. Two of the runners waved off by the starters, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, were members of staff from this firm’s London office, Ian Ramsay and Marc Graham. It was a great feat of endurance…

Struck-off solicitor imprisoned for one year

On 31 January 2017 Jeffrey Peter Lygoe, a struck-off solicitor who was made bankrupt on 28 May 2012 following a petition presented by The Law Society for outstanding liabilities, was sentenced to 12 months’ immediate imprisonment. This followed his pleading guilty under S357 of the Insolvency Act 1986 to the fraudulent disposal of property. Stephen…

Struck-off solicitor imprisoned for one year

On 31 January 2017 Jeffrey Peter Lygoe, a struck-off solicitor who was made bankrupt on 28 May 2012 following a petition presented by The Law Society for outstanding liabilities, was sentenced to 12 months’ immediate imprisonment. This followed his pleading guilty under S357 of the Insolvency Act 1986 to the fraudulent disposal of property. Stephen…