by David Phelan December-17-2019 in Banking & Financial Services, Healthcare Law, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Property, Commercial & Business, Competition Law, Corporate, Data Protection, Employment Law

As we near the end of 2019, I would like to thank you on behalf of all here at Hayes Solicitors for your continued support throughout the year. Because of your support, it has been another busy year at Hayes, with lots of new developments. We continued to expand the team, with a number of internal promotions and new joiners, reflecting our commitment to meet your business needs.

No doubt the coming year will bring more uncertainty and some new challenges, but we wish you and your businesses every success for the year. We look forward to continuing to support and assist you.

In this newsletter, we update you with a number of issues and insights which will be relevant to you and your business.  We welcome any feedback, either on our newsletter or anything else, so please do feel free to contact me at any stage. In the meantime, enjoy this newsletter and enjoy the Christmas break. 

David Phelan
Managing Partner


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