Firm News

Sharing the love

At the Jonathan Lea Network we are always looking for ways to get involved with and support our local community.

Given several of the team have children at local schools and with this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week theme of ‘Express Yourself’, this month we were delighted to be able to provide a wealth of optimistic and enlightening new books to two local primary schools, Bolnore Village Primary and Warden Park Primary Academy.

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Eye-Opening Statistic

As common as it is to say “don’t judge a book by its cover,” websites are subject to an extreme level of snap judgements that immediately influence perceptions of credibility. Whatever impression people get of our website visually, it doesn’t tell the whole story in terms of how popular and successful it is.

We recently thought we’d better check on Google analytics to see how well our site is performing given it had been at least a year since we’d last delved into this data.

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Can an investment be EIS qualifying if a company acquires intellectual property and/or generates revenue from royalties?

Can an investment be EIS qualifying if a company acquires intellectual property and/or generates revenue from royalties?

The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) is an attractive option to those wishing to grow their business and attract the attention of investors (by offering tax reliefs to those who invest).

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‘Pharmacy in your phone’ medino secures £5.6 million Series A investment

It has been well documented how many businesses have been negatively affected as a result of the UK government’s continued economic restrictions and removal of freedoms, though some companies have sought to turn the crisis into an opportunity. Online pharmacy medino is one of those companies to flourish in the recent turmoil, having grown 600% between January and September 2020 vs the same period in 2019.

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Fiji Sapara joins The Jonathan Lea Network team

We are pleased to announce that Fiji Sapara has joined our retained team at our head office in Haywards Heath as a paralegal.

Fiji is another one of our two-week work experience placement students who impressed us and we are thrilled to offer her a full-time paralegal role. We expect Fiji will play a key role in supporting the whole team and we hope she can stay and develop with us over the long term.

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Simon Porter joins The Jonathan Lea Network

We are delighted to announce that Simon Porter, a senior corporate solicitor with over 30 years of experience, has joined the retained team in our Haywards Heath office.

Despite the ongoing economic restrictions imposed by the government and the impact this has had on businesses, our firm has still managed to keep growing and recruiting new team members throughout the year. This latest hire should further enhance our service offering and aid our ambitious growth plans next year.

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How to execute an agreement in the cloud?

With exceptional physical distancing requirements in place during Covid-19, witnessing a legal document has been proven very difficult if not almost impossible. Here, at The Jonathan Lea Network we are always looking for ways we can overcome any challenges and improve the service we offer our clients and therefore we’re pleased to announce that from today The Jonathan Lea Network can offer DocuSign eWitness electronic signing to our clients.

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