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Books by David Hughes

I am a company lawyer. But I try hard not to be a typical one. Or at least, to be a modern one. I tweet, write blogs, run networking events and write books to share the legal knowledge I have picked up over the years. Background: I qualified and worked as a corporate solicitor in a commercial law firms around Hertfordshire. I have worked with all sizes of company over the years from the very smallest family run businesses to the owners of the London Aquarium on their sale to the Madame Tussards group. What I do: Some years ago, I decided to leave the big commercial law firm I was working for and set up a niche company law consultancy called Canopy Law. I now spend my days using my expertise to help company owners in two ways: Firstly, by advising company owners on how to manage the business relationship between themselves via a `Shareholder Agreement'. A Shareholder Agreement is sometimes referred to as a `living will' for a company. Secondly, by assisting company owners through the process of buying or selling a business. I decided when I founded Canopy Law that the legal process needed to be kept really simple and sensible - for example, I don't charge by the hour. Everything I do is on a fixed fee. The guiding principle is that, "it doesn't matter how long it takes to cook the meal, it is the final taste that defines the quality". Why I decided to become an author: A lot of what I do is simple, or at least, it seems simple to me. The most valuable advice that I provide is not usually on the finer detail of the Companies Act but is in sharing the benefit of my years of experience of what other company owners decided to do, what the pitfalls were and how they avoided them. I have found that most client meetings I attend to discuss shareholder agreements follow a familiar script. The company owners ask similar questions, have common worries, want to achieve matching outcomes and, in response, I give them the same answers. I realised that I could provide the benefit of my experience via an easy to digest guide that is available to all company owners, wherever they are, at any time of the day or night, for a fraction of the cost of meeting with a solicitor. The result is `Shareholder Agreements: the 60 minute guide', which explains the typical issues that arise when company owners want to put in place a shareholder agreement and how to overcome them.
The Pillbox By David Hughes
The Pillboxby David Hughes
Very Good
$36.99
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Greatest Sci-Fi Movies Never Made By David Hughes
Greatest Sci-Fi Movies Never Madeby David Hughes
Very Good
$17.19
inc. GST
The Pork Butcher By David Hughes
The Pork Butcherby David Hughes
Very Good
$11.99
inc. GST
The Complete Kubrick By David Hughes
The Complete Kubrickby David Hughes
Very Good
$18.99
inc. GST
Future-proof Your School By David Hughes
Future-proof Your Schoolby David Hughes
New
$38.19
inc. GST
Tales from Development Hell By David Hughes
Tales from Development Hellby David Hughes
Very Good
$65.99
inc. GST
Tales from Development Hell By David Hughes
Tales from Development Hellby David Hughes
Very Good
$42.99
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Farscape By David Hughes
Farscapeby David Hughes
Very Good
$15.99
inc. GST
Re-examining Success By David Hughes
Re-examining Successby David Hughes
New
$40.69
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The Pork Butcher By David Hughes
The Pork Butcherby David Hughes
Very Good
$13.69
inc. GST
One Act Plays for Boys By David Hughes
One Act Plays for Boysby David Hughes
New
$21.89
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One Act Plays for Girls By David Hughes
One Act Plays for Girlsby David Hughes
New
$23.89
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Himself and Other Animals By David Hughes
Himself and Other Animalsby David Hughes
Like New
$18.99
inc. GST
Dirty Business By David Hughes
Dirty Businessby David Hughes
Very Good
$12.99
inc. GST
Star of Bethlehem Mystery By David Hughes
Star of Bethlehem Mysteryby David Hughes
Very Good
$26.99
inc. GST
Star of Bethlehem Mystery By David Hughes
Star of Bethlehem Mysteryby David Hughes
Very Good
$38.99
inc. GST
Himself And Other Animals By David Hughes
Himself and Other Animalsby David Hughes
Very Good
$12.49
inc. GST
Bully By Hughes David
Bullyby David Hughes
Good
$12.99
inc. GST
The Greatest Sci-fi Movies Never Made By David Hughes
The Greatest Sci-fi Movies Never Madeby David Hughes
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$24.49
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Printers' Tales By David Hughes
Printers' Talesby David Hughes
Very Good
$14.99
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Ex Libris By David Hughes
Ex Librisby David Hughes
Very Good
$26.49
inc. GST
Statutes on Planning Law By David Hughes
Statutes on Planning Lawby David Hughes
Very Good
$25.49
inc. GST
The Man with the Stick By David Hughes
The Man with the Stickby David Hughes
Very Good
$14.99
inc. GST
Comic Book Movies - Virgin Film By David Hughes
Comic Book Movies - Virgin Filmby David Hughes
Very Good
$13.99
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Journey to Remember By David Hughes
Journey to Rememberby David Hughes
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$18.99
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But for Bunter By David Hughes
But for Bunterby David Hughes
Very Good
$17.19
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Bully By Hughes David
Bullyby David Hughes
Very Good
$19.49
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South African Wine By David Hughes
South African Wineby David Hughes
Very Good
$44.99
inc. GST
The Hack's Tale By David Hughes
The Hack's Taleby David Hughes
Very Good
$17.19
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My Son the Enemy By David Hughes
My Son the Enemyby David Hughes
Very Good
$16.49
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Imperial German Dinner Service By David Hughes
Imperial German Dinner Serviceby David Hughes
Very Good
$13.49
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Comic Book Movies By David Hughes
Comic Book Moviesby David Hughes
Very Good
$17.19
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Black and White By David Hughes
Black and Whiteby David Hughes
Very Good
$17.99
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The Little Book By David Hughes
The Little Bookby David Hughes
Very Good
$13.69
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The Complete Lynch By David Hughes
The Complete Lynchby David Hughes
Very Good
$26.49
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Saturn By David Hughes
Saturnby David Hughes
Very Good
$16.49
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Visual Encyclopedia of Space By David Hughes
Visual Encyclopedia of Spaceby David Hughes
Very Good
$31.99
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Rationing By David Hughes
Rationingby David Hughes
New
$48.09
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Greatest Sci-Fi Movies Never Made By David Hughes
Greatest Sci-Fi Movies Never Madeby David Hughes
Like New
$15.99
inc. GST
A Contemporary Christmas Carol By David Hughes
A Contemporary Christmas Carolby David Hughes
New
$23.59
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Thomas Wogan is Dead By David Hughes
Thomas Wogan is Deadby David Hughes
Very Good
$18.49
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Jupiter By David Hughes
Jupiterby David Hughes
Very Good
$18.49
inc. GST
The Major By David Hughes
The Majorby David Hughes
Rare Books
$28.59
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Old & Rare
The Folio Book of Comic Short Stories By David Hughes
The Folio Book of Comic Short Storiesby David Hughes
Rare Books
$25.19
inc. GST
Old & Rare