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Baigrie Davies | Corporate Law
Post on 25 Apr 2016
The Corporate team at Michelmores has advised leading financial planning firm Baigrie Davies on agreeing the terms, which requires regulatory approval, of its acquisition by Standard Life's national financial planning arm, 1825. London based, Baigrie Davies, is made up of two overlapping business...
Corporate law
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Active Devon Workplace Challenge | County Sports Partnership Network
Post on 12 Apr 2016
Thanks to the impressive sporting achievements of Michelmores staff during January and February 2016, the Firm was named runner-up in the Active Devon Workplace Challenge. The Workplace Challenge is a national programme from the County Sports Partnership Network, a nationwide network of 45 County...
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eprivateclients' Top 25 Law Firms | Private Wealth Solicitors
Post on 11 Apr 2016
Michelmores' Private Client department has been recognised in eprivateclients' Top 25 Law Firms – an initiative designed to identify, recognise and promote the Top 25 Private Client Law Firms in the UK. The rankings are based on a survey of approximately 125 Private Client Law Firms in the UK which...
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Private Wealth
Supreme Court | Magna Carta | Private fisheries | Marine Law
Post on 3 May 2016
The Supreme Court recently considered the extent of an exclusive fishing right owned by prescription (the acquisition of a right through long use or enjoyment), over part of the foreshore located in the Wash, Norfolk in Lynn Shellfish Limited and others v Loose and another [2016] UKSC 14.  It is...
Marine Regulation
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Post on 3 May 2016
Jennifer Ridgway, a Partner in the Private Wealth team, examines case law regarding how to draw a line between unwise decisions and a lack of capacity, as well as the robustness of the golden rule.
Private Wealth
Post on 29 Apr 2016
AIG Europe Ltd v OC320301 LLP [2016] EWCA Civ 367  On 14 April 2016, the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment on the true construction of an aggregation clause contained at 2.5(a)(iv) of the Law Society Minimum Terms and Conditions (MTC) required to be incorporated into solicitors' professional...
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Finance and Investment
London's tallest skyscraper | Town and Country Planning Act  | Real Estate
Post on 29 Apr 2016
The City of London Corporation has used s237 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 ('s.237') in order to facilitate the redevelopment of 22 Bishopsgate, which will become London's tallest skyscraper once completed. Building London's tallest skyscraper, practically rubbing shoulders with 20...
Real Estate
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Post on 28 Apr 2016
Louise Northern, Headteacher and Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator at Kennall Vale School gives us an insight into her day to day life. Your current title / role:  Headteacher and Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo) at Kennall Vale School  Brief career background:  I began my...
Education
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Educate Against hate | Education | The Prevent Duty
Post on 28 Apr 2016
Following on from our previous Article 'Counter-Terrorism and Security Act: The Prevention Duty', under section 26 of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act schools, alongside other public bodies, have a general duty to "have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism...
Education
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Post on 28 Apr 2016
In a recent higher education case R (Hassan ) v University of Coventry (2016) it was held that in refusing to extend the deadline for a student to enrol on a university course, the university acted in a manner that was procedurally unfair by not giving the student the opportunity to respond to its...
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