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Mills Selig provides a comprehensive range of legal services to businesses and individuals.

The firm: The practice acts for leading plcs, private equity providers, banks, private companies and businesses as well as property developers, leading retailers and national and international media organisations and publishers. It also advises on English law and is regularly involved in high-level property, corporate and commercial transactions in Ireland, Great Britain, mainland Europe and worldwide. Notable clients include First Derivatives plc, Bank of Ireland, Devenish Nutrition, Warrenpoint Harbour Authority, Associated Newspapers, ITN Limited, DCC Energy, Murdock Group, Hughes Insurance, Wine Inns Limited, SDC Trailers Limited, Crescent Capital NI Limited and Wind Energy Partnership.

The firm has experienced considerable growth over the past few years in providing legal services in the areas of restructuring, liquor licensing, banking, energy and environment.

Types of work undertaken: Banking and finance: project finance and asset-based finance acting for individuals, businesses and funders, together with all types of contentious matters.

Commercial: supply and sale of goods and services, licensing, franchising, manufacturing, online terms and conditions, property management and procurement.

Commercial property: acquisition and disposal, site assembly and development, securitisation, retail, office, industrial, hospitality and leisure lettings, as well as planning and environment matters, landlord and tenant, ports and harbour work, mining, exploration, golf courses and windfarms.

Corporate: sales and acquisitions of companies and businesses, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital, listings on AIM, corporate reorganisations and demergers, shareholder arrangements, management buyouts and buy-ins and corporate governance.

Dispute resolution: commercial matters, land and property, banking litigation, shareholder and partnership issues, injunctions, professional negligence and personal injury, including medical negligence.

Employment: employment audits, managing the exit of senior executives, and court and tribunal claims, including unfair dismissal, discrimination, unlawful deduction of wages, breach of contract, stress at work, TUPE, and other aspects of mergers and acquisitions.

Energy and environmental: advising on all aspects of renewable and non-renewable energy projects with particular experience in large corporate infrastructure projects, as well as anaerobic digestion, wind, solar and hydro projects. Mills Selig advises on all corporate, construction, planning, property, infrastructural and funding aspects of energy and renewable energy transactions, acting for a wide spectrum of clients including renewable power generators, land owners, developers, funds and financial institutions from across the UK

Intellectual property and technology: full-service advice in relation to protecting and commercially exploiting intellectual property to include copyright, trade marks and design rights through to joint venture collaborations, franchising and licensing.

Licensing: applications for new licences for public houses, hotels, off licences and restaurants, all types of renewal application, transfers, sale and purchase transactions, protection orders, amendments/additions to licence terms, objections to applications and social club applications.

Media and defamation: libel and slander, breach of confidence, privacy, reporting restrictions, contempt of court, press complaints, copyright and pre-publication work.

Private client: work ranges from wills and probate to estate and tax planning, charity law, and care homes.

Restructuring and insolvency: all types of contentious and non-contentious advice in the areas of administration, voluntary arrangements, receiverships, liquidations, investigations, directors' duties, security advice, and sale and purchase of bankrupt businesses.

  • Number of UK directors: 9
  • Number of other UK fee-earners: 15

Above material supplied by Mills Selig.

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