The past twelve months have been some of the most productive in the history of Portsmouth’s leading legal practice, Verisona Law. With an overview of just some of the highlights from the past year, Managing Director Sue Ball looks back on the firm’s achievements in 2017.
After making its debut in the listings of one of the legal profession’s most prestigious industry guides in 2016, the award-winning insolvency team at Verisona Law has been recognised again for a busy and prosperous twelve months with inclusion in this year’s edition.
Portsmouth legal firm, Verisona Law, has been singled out as one of the best professional service organisations serving UK football clubs.
During the sixth annual Football Business Awards, which recognises the work of companies dedicated to supporting clubs and the game itself, Verisona Law scooped the Bronze Award for ‘Best Professional Service Business Serving Football’.
First it was Hollywood, then Westminster and now the issue of managing sexual harassment in the workplace is spreading across all sectors and industries. As a result, Verisona Law’s Head of Employment, Sue Ball, is calling on employers to ensure they have robust procedures in place for handling inappropriate behaviour from staff.
Legal firm, Verisona Law, has further strengthened its association with Portsmouth Football Club by announcing official support for its affiliated charity ‘Pompey in the Community’ in the year ahead.
International payment processor Visa is launching a platform to allow banks to integrate biometric security that will use selfies, fingerprints or voice records to approve purchases in the drive against fraud.
In the first six months of 2017, over £500 million in attempted card fraud was prevented, with actual fraud losses coming in at just under £290 million1. And while the figures were 11% lower than the same period in 2016, following coordinated action by financial institutions and the police, tackling fraud remains a top priority for the sector.
Verisona Law are proud to announce that our very own Grant Usher who joined the Corporate & Commercial team at Verisona Law in April 2017 has been shortlisted for the LawNet 2017 Young Lawyer of the Year.
The Supreme Court have handed down judgement today in the Case of Armes v Nottinghamshire County Council.
Specialist legal services in insolvency, marine and sports offered by Portsmouth firm, Verisona Law, have all maintained top positions in the latest edition of one of the profession’s largest and most prestigious independent guides, The Legal 500.
With a growing number of reports accusing Marine Insurance Companies of refusing to pay out on claims, ignoring correspondence and remaining silent until pressured to act by the threat of legal action, Tim Reynolds explains how specialist solicitors are in a unique position to broker resolutions.
In recent months, insurance has become a major topic for discussion in the marine industry. An increasing number of angry and frustrated boat owners appear to be railing against companies who deny their claims of compensation and accusations and simply pull down their shutters.