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Michelmores, Law, Employment, Solicitor, Lawyer
Post on 27 Apr 2015
Costs Award Justified Despite Claimant's Current Inability to Pay Chadburn v Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and another [UKEAT/0259/14] Background Unlike in the civil courts, costs do not 'follow the event' in Employment Tribunals. However, Tribunals have a broad discretion...
Employment Law
Post on 27 Apr 2015
The logical next step after graduating from university or the Graduate Diploma in Law is to embark upon the Legal Practice Course (LPC). Whilst this is a necessary step to take in order to becoming a Solicitor, it can be an expensive route to take.  Many people query whether self-funding the LPC is...
Trainee Blog
Post on 27 Apr 2015
It should be a simple task but many trainees find calling a client a daunting prospect. For most of us, it stems from not wanting to look incapable, the fear of not having an answer and the (highly unlikely) possibility of the client being so unimpressed by you that they cease to instruct your firm...
Trainee Blog
Post on 24 Apr 2015
It is well established that the physical surface of land dedicated as highway maintainable at the public expense vests in the Highway Authority for the area concerned (the HA). The most common provisions used to dedicate highway as being maintainable at the public expense are those set out at...
Real Estate
Michelmores, Law, Solicitor, Lawyer, Energy, Renwables, Solar
Post on 24 Apr 2015
The latest figures from DECC for the deployment of 'standalone' solar PV systems in the UK are almost certain to lead to a reduction in the level of the feed-in tariffs (FITs) for such schemes, down to under 4.5 pence per kilowatt hour.  This so-called 'super degression' – equating to a reduction...
Energy & Renewables
General Election 2015 - Employment Law
Post on 23 Apr 2015
The main political parties have now published their manifestos for the general election on 7 May 2015. But what does a vote for each party mean for employment law? In which specific areas should we expect to see change? A Labour Vote Labour have pledged to abolish the employment tribunal fees...
Employment Law
TLS Hydro Power - Renewable Energy Solicitors
Post on 21 Apr 2015
Michelmores LLP has advised renewable energy company TLS Hydo Power on a £2.5m bond issue − the first for the UK-based energy provider.  TLS Hydro Power is part of the TLS Energy Group that owns and operates several hydropower sites across Scotland and England.  Funds raised from the bond issue...
Energy & Renewables
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Post on 20 Apr 2015
We Are Family magazine published the story of Georgios* and Alexander's* journey to parenthood through surrogacy in their Surrogacy Supplement which came out in March 2015.  Georgios and Alexander's story graphically highlights the legal risks and pitfalls that can arise with an international...
Family Law
Post on 20 Apr 2015
Sound familiar? Dealing with complaints, or concerns as some like to call them, are a necessary part of school life. Complaints can take a huge amount of time and staff resource away from daily school life − it is arguable if the time taken away from teaching children is proportionate to the...
Education
Post on 17 Apr 2015
Interserve, sponsor of the 2015 Michelmores Property Awards, is involved in many property and construction projects throughout the South West region. This article takes a closer look at how the business is successfully working with local communities - including the building of a new activity room...
Property Awards

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