Michelmores Property Awards 2017
Post on 14 Dec 2016
Entries are now open for the 15th annual Michelmores Property Awards, which showcase and celebrate the very best of the South West's property and construction industry.   Michelmores is calling upon property developers, building contractors, architects and other industry professionals to nominate...
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Michelmores Charity Run 2016 | Balloons Charity
Post on 5 Dec 2016
The annual 5k Michelmores Charity Run has raised £26,460 for its Charity of the Year, Balloons. Over 1,000 runners took to the streets of Exeter in September 2016. Balloons provides crucial pre and post bereavement support to children and young people who have lost someone significant in their...
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Employment Law | Agricultural Law | Social Media Policy
Post on 20 Jan 2017
Social media has become part of everyday life, but it can raise challenging employment issues if an employee posts inappropriate comments or pictures or spends time on social media when they should be working. We explore the risks to the agricultural sector and why a robust social media policy is...
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Post on 20 Jan 2017
Name: Sarah Ferguson (not the disgraced ex-Royal) Your current title / role: Senior Project Manager and Academy Hub Lead for Derby Diocesan Academy Trust. Brief career background:  I studied Business Management at University in Edinburgh, then began a Graduate management trainee programme. I...
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Independent expert | Agricultural Law
Post on 19 Jan 2017
With the increase in the number of agricultural disputes being resolved by expert determination, the recent case of Hopkinson v Hickton [2016] provides useful guidance on the question of how independent the independent expert must be. The case In 2014, an experienced valuer in a large, national...
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Governance Handbook 2017 update | Education Law
Post on 18 Jan 2017
The Governance Handbook is guidance from the Department for Education (DfE), setting out legal requirements and advice for maintained school governors and multi academy trust (MAT) trustees and members. What changes have been made to the 2017 Handbook? The updated Handbook is designed to be read...
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Post on 18 Jan 2017
The International Family Law Practice is recognised as an essential guide for family lawyers on international family law. The fifth edition for 2016-2017 was published last month to meet continued growth in international family law cases -http://www.jordanpublishing.co.uk/practice-areas/family/...
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Airbnb User Covenant | Real Estate Law
Post on 18 Jan 2017
A recent judgment handed down by the Upper Tribunal has provided guidance in relation to the legal status of short-term lets out of leasehold property through Airbnb. Although the precedent will not apply universally to all tenancies, the clause in question is a relatively common user covenant in...
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Fracking and the rights of landowners
Post on 17 Jan 2017
Hydraulic fracturing or ‘fracking’, as it is more colloquially known, has long been heralded as a potential, yet divisive, solution to UK energy security. With the Government’s cuts to clean energy subsidies having an injurious effect on the renewable energy sector, the direction now seems to be...
Agriculture
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Post on 17 Jan 2017
This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Commercial on 5 January 2017. Click for a free trial of Lexis®PSL. Commercial analysis: Our panel of experts considers what lies ahead for commercial lawyers in 2017.  The experts David Thompson (DT), partner at Michelmores Freya Lemon (FL), associate...
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