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Cripps named one of the UK’s top family law firms by eprivateclient
18 June, 2018
by: Cripps

Cripps has been listed as one of the UK’s top family law firms in a definitive guide for outstanding providers in the family field.   The guide has been published by eprivateclient, the leading website and news service for private client practitioners, including lawyers, accountants, trustees and fee-based IFAs. Its ‘2018 Top Family Law Firms’ […]

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Cripps sponsors the Kent Excellence in Business Awards 2018
14 June, 2018
by: Cripps

Cripps is delighted to support the Kent Excellence in Business Awards (KEiBA), an annual awards scheme produced by Kent County Council and the KM Media Group.   Now in its tenth year, KEiBA recognises and rewards excellence in business across Kent and Medway with a total of 16 categories available for organisations to enter.    […]

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Cripps advises on the sale of A&A to Dewhurst plc
12 June, 2018
by: Cripps

Cripps has advised the sellers of A&A Electrical Distributors Limited (A&A) on the sale of the company to Dewhurst plc.  Dewhurst plc, an independent supplier of quality components to the lift, keypad and transport industries acquired the entire issued share capital of A&A for an initial consideration of £10.5 million, plus a deferred consideration based […]

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Cripps sponsors the Times Business Awards 2018
6 June, 2018
by: Cripps

Cripps is proud to be headline sponsors of the Times Business Awards, an annual awards scheme produced by the Times Local Newspapers group.    The awards recognise excellence in local businesses across Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Sevenoaks and Malling,  with categories including Creative Business of the Year and Outstanding Business of the Year.   Cripps has […]

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Cripps advises US tech company Uniguest on strategic UK acquisition
22 May, 2018
by: Cripps

Cripps has advised Uniguest Holdings, inc. on its acquisition of ONELAN Limited, a digital signage and visual communications company based in Reading. Uniguest is a private equity backed company providing secure consumer-facing technology solutions, such as public-use computers, digital signage, boarding pass stations etc. to clients across a number of sectors. Its purchase of ONELAN, […]

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Best year yet for Kent’s leading law firm
16 May, 2018
by: Cripps

Law firm Cripps has reported its best ever year following the publication of its annual financial results.   In the financial year, which ended on 30 April, turnover grew by 8% to £31.6m and net profit by 24% to £7.4m; both represented all-time highs for Cripps and confirmed its fifth consecutive year of growth.   […]

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MetOcean Telematics acquires specialist tagging, tracking and locating business
10 May, 2018
by: Cripps

Cripps has acted on behalf of international client, MetOcean Telematics, on its acquisition of Domo Tactical Communications’ Tagging, Tracking and Locating (TTL) business unit. MetOcean Telematics is based in Nova Scotia, Canada, and develops and manufactures state-of-the-art data acquisition and end-to-end telematics solutions. Its recently established UK affiliate, MetOcean Telematics (U.K.) Limited, which acquired the […]

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Cripps advises Onwatch Multifire on private equity backed global merger
8 May, 2018
by: Cripps

Cripps advised security company Onwatch Multifire on a significant international merger which sees it become part of Netwatch Group. The newly created group combines OnwatchMultifire and three other leading remote visual monitoring companies: Netwatch, based in Ireland, CalAtlantic and National Monitoring Center (NMC) both located in the United States. The new Group is delivering industry […]

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Event: IP & Technology breakfast seminar
3 May, 2018
by: Cripps

Cripps, Lombard and BDO are holding a seminar on Friday 18 May to discuss IPR and Technology.  Designed in response to client feedback, the seminar will focus on technology, the knowledge based asset economy and how assets can be leveraged for business growth. It will include interactive keynote presentations from a panel of five leading […]

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Promotions at Cripps
1 May, 2018
by: Cripps

As part of its continuing growth strategy and its key objective to develop and promote talent internally, law firm Cripps has announced 19 promotions across its legal and business services teams.    In the corporate team, Joanna Ford has been promoted to partner.  A commercial disputes specialist, Joanna joined the firm in 2010 from one […]

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Cripps sponsors the Kent Food and Drink Conference 2018
19 April, 2018
by: Cripps

Cripps are proud sponsors of the Kent Food and Drink Conference which takes place on Tuesday 24 April 2018 at the University of Kent.     Hosted by Produced in Kent, the conference features a range of speakers including Cripps’ corporate partner Salim Somjee, who will be discussing the topic of Brexit, and how it […]

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Cripps named one of the UK’s top law firms by eprivateclient
9 April, 2018
by: Cripps

Cripps has been recognised as a top law firm for its work within the private wealth sector for a fifth consecutive year.   The recognition has been awarded by eprivateclient, the leading website and news service for private client practitioners, following a survey of over 140 firms for its ‘Top Law Firms’ guide. The guide […]

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Cripps advises Kent Frozen Foods on its acquisition by Sysco Corporation
6 April, 2018
by: Cripps

Cripps has advised Kent Frozen Foods (kff) on its acquisition by New York Stock Exchange listed Sysco, which will see it become part of the largest food service company in the world.   Following clearance from the Competition and Markets Authority, the deal completed on Easter Monday.  The acquisition is strategically important for Sysco and […]

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Urgent news on EMI options
6 April, 2018
by: Cripps

Late on 4 April 2018 HMRC published a bulletin regarding enterprise management incentive (EMI) option plans, which is particularly important for those companies which are proposing to grant EMI options in the near future.   By way of background, the EMI tax regime is subject to the EU State Aid approval rules.  The government confirmed, […]

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