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Connecting Devon and Somerset - superfast broadband
Post on 29 Jul 2015
Led by Rehman Noormohamed, Michelmores' Technology Media and Communications (TMC) team provided advice to Connecting Devon and Somerset on a new contract with Airband – their delivery partner for the next phase of the superfast broadband programme across Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks. ...
Technology
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Mobeus investment into Tushingham Sails Watersports
Post on 27 Jul 2015
Michelmores' Corporate team has advised Mobeus Equity Partners (Mobeus) on a £4m investment to support the development of Tushingham Sails Limited (TSL).  The Totnes-based watersports business was founded nearly four decades ago by Roger Tushingham, former member of the British Olympic squad.  ...
Corporate law
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Agricultural Holdings Law – Scammell, Densham and Williams
Post on 22 Jul 2015
Michelmores' partner, Peter Williams, has written the 10th edition of the definitive textbook on Agricultural Holdings Law. This edition has been renamed Scammell, Densham and Williams Law of Agricultural Holdings to reflect Peter's contribution.  In addition, partners Vivienne Williams and Ben...
Agriculture
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Post on 31 Jul 2015
The German Federal Court of Justice (the Court) has recently returned the trade mark cancellation of Nivea maker, Beisersdorf's ('Nivea') colour blue (known as "Pantone 280 c"), to the Federal Patent Court for re-trial. According to the Court, the survey evidence relied on had not been properly...
Intellectual Property
Manufacturing
Post on 30 Jul 2015
What do Carmarthen ham, Welsh laverbread and the Birmingham balti have in common? Aside from making the mouth water, the answer is that they are all in line, along with 8 other UK products, to obtain new protected name status under the EU quality designation schemes. There are three schemes,...
Food & Drink
Intellectual Property
Consumer Rights Act UK
Post on 30 Jul 2015
The Consumer Rights Act (CRA) received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015 and is expected to come into force in October of this year. The CRA will reform and consolidate much of the existing consumer law in the UK.  This article summarises some of the key changes brought about by the CRA; retailers who...
Retail Law
Post on 29 Jul 2015
Judgment was given on 27 July 2015 in the Court of Appeal in the matter of Ilott v Mitson.  This decision appears to place greater restrictions on a persons' freedom to make a Will as they chose.  It is also likely to make it easier for adult children to challenge Wills if they do not consider that...
Private Wealth
Disputed Wills & Trusts
Deathbed gifts law - disputed wills
Post on 29 Jul 2015
The recent Court of Appeal case of King v Chiltern Dog Rescue [2015] decided on 9 June 2015 marks a decisive swing away from what was seen by many as an overly flexible application by the courts of the law on deathbed gifts, also known as 'Donatio Mortis Causa' or 'DMCs' in recent cases.   The case...
Private Wealth
Disputed Wills & Trusts
Oil tycoon divorce court order
Post on 28 Jul 2015
A wealthy businessman has been threatened by a judge with a jail sentence for failing to comply with a court order that required him to pay money to his ex-wife. The businessman, who has assets of £375 million, now has until the end of September to pay the £400,000 which he owes to his former wife...
Family Law
Post on 27 Jul 2015
April hailed the birth of the Shared Parental Leave Regulations.  The principle is simple: mothers, fathers, adopters (and their partners), with babies born on or after 5 April, will (subject to certain criteria) be able to determine how they share their time off work after their child is born or...
Employment Law

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