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Post on 21 Aug 2014
Leading UK fertility and family law expert Louisa Ghevaert is to head up a specialist Fertility and Parenting Law Team at Michelmores LLP. Louisa joins the firm from Porter Dodson as a partner, bringing Michelmores’ partner headcount to 58.  Louisa’s award winning, innovative and pioneering...
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Post on 20 Aug 2014
Raising of Private Patients Income (PPI) Cap for NHS Hospitals Must be Monitored Recent figures show that some of the UK's flagship hospitals have seen profit increases of up to 40% since the lifting of the cap on income from private patients. Prior to the Health and Social Care Act 2012 coming...
Medical Negligence
Post on 20 Aug 2014
GDL, LPC, PSC.....I'm sorry...what? The PSC was a complete mystery to me before I started my training contract. I had heard fellow law graduates talking about it, but just nodded in oblivious agreement any time that it was mentioned. It was only a few months ago that I learnt that the PSC actually...
Trainee Blog
Post on 19 Aug 2014
The private rented sector is growing at a huge pace. A number of recent government initiatives are designed to kick start further stimulus, and investors are buying in to this relatively new asset class. The annual report of the Department for Communities and Local Government - the English Housing...
Real Estate
Post on 19 Aug 2014
One of the fundamental questions you need to ask yourself when choosing the area you wish to qualify into is whether you prefer contentious or non-contentious law. Doing a seat in the area which combines the two may help you to understand which comes more naturally to you. This is the upshot of my...
Trainee Blog
What is Radon Gas? - Property Solicitors
Post on 19 Aug 2014
Are you aware of your responsibilities as a landowner using or letting property where there may be radon gas?    WHAT IS RADON GAS?    It is a radioactive gas that generally emanates from uranium.  There are 2 sets of circumstances where radon gas can occur.  1. Naturally Occurring Radon Gas  This...
Real Estate
Post on 19 Aug 2014
A growth in counterfeit goods was widely reported in the run up to Christmas last year.  If you have a strong brand for your products or if you are selling products that are leading brands, you cannot afford to ignore the risks of counterfeit products appearing within the markets in which you...
Technology
Post on 19 Aug 2014
The Vanguard scandal, where the failings of a private provider of eye surgery have left dozens of patients harmed, has been splashed across the national media. Here Laurence Vick, head of Michelmores' Clinical Negligence team, sets out five principles that should guide the contracting of private...
Medical Negligence
Employment Law Solicitors - Michelmores
Post on 18 Aug 2014
Anyone who works in HR will know how quickly changes come about in Employment Law, and how hard it is to keep up with them all. With that in mind, the Michelmores Employment Team has created a weekly newsletter that encapsulates the most significant Employment Law developments of the last 7 days....
Employment Law
Post on 18 Aug 2014
National media feature NHS Privatisation scandal, with comment from patient's solicitor Laurence Vick I am glad to have been given an opportunity to air the NHS outsourcing and indemnity issues that have concerned me for some time, but it is distressing that these flaws are so often only exposed...
Medical Negligence

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