Wetsuit Outlet investment | Mobeus Equity Partners
Post on 25 Jul 2017
Michelmores' London Corporate team has advised Europe's largest online water sports retailer, Wetsuit Outlet (the trading brand for B2C Distribution), as it secured growth capital of £5m from Mobeus Equity Partners, a leading equity investor in UK-based SMEs. Headquartered in Shoeburyness, Essex,...
Corporate law
Retail Law
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Michelmores' London corporate team | Corporate Law
Post on 29 Jun 2017
Michelmores' London corporate team has advised Leyton Orient football club owner Leyton Orient Holdings Limited and Francesco Becchetti on the sale of the club to business consortium Eagle Investments 2017 Limited, headed by British-born Nigel Travis, the Chairman and CEO of Dunkin’ Brands Inc....
Corporate law
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Michelmores Property Awards
Post on 13 Jun 2017
The winners of the 15th annual Michelmores Property Awards have been announced, celebrating outstanding property and construction projects in Devon, Somerset, Bristol, Dorset and Cornwall, across ten categories. The University of Exeter's Living Systems Institute was a double winner on the night –...
Property Awards
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Property
Events
Real Estate
Salvador Dalí exhumed | Salvador Dalí daughter | Probate dispute
Post on 24 Jul 2017
A dispute over the Estate of infamous surrealist artist Salvador Dalí hit the headlines this week when his body was exhumed on Thursday 20 July, following a claim against his Estate by his alleged daughter, Pilar Abel Martínez. Ms Abel, 61, a fortune teller who lives close to Dalí 's home town,...
Disputed Wills & Trusts
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Shoot beaters and pickers up | Agricultural Law | Employment Law
Post on 19 Jul 2017
By Strutt & Parker, Saffery Champness, Michelmores  This briefing paper aims to clarify the position for shoots that use beaters on ensuring they are eligible to work, how much they should be paid to comply with the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage, and what and when shoots have...
Agriculture
Employment Law
News
Virtual currencies | Digital currencies | Blockchain
Post on 18 Jul 2017
The European Union's Fourth Anti Money Laundering Directive 2015/849 (AMLD 4) was implemented into UK legislation by 'The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017', which came in to force on 26 June 2017.  Hot on their heels is a...
Technology
Commercial
Finance and Investment
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Law of Wills | The Wills act | Private Wealth | Disputed Wills
Post on 17 Jul 2017
On 13 July 2017 the Law Commission published a consultation on reforming the law of Wills. It says that "the law of wills needs to be modernised to take account of the changes in society, technology, and medical understanding that have taken place since the Victorian era", in recognition of the...
Disputed Wills & Trusts
Private Wealth
News
Post on 17 Jul 2017
Dawson-Damer v Taylor Wessing [2017] EWHC Civ 74 Earlier this year the Court of Appeal handed down the judgment in Dawson-Damer v Taylor Wessing, holding that UK based trustees, and importantly UK solicitors acting for non-resident trustees, must provide information in response to a Subject Access...
News
Technology
Brexit | Arbitration | Litigation
Post on 11 Jul 2017
On 24 June 2016, the result of the UK's referendum on EU membership revealed that the majority of UK voters had opted to leave the union. Since that date, the UK has seen the resignation of one Prime Minister, High Court and Supreme Court rulings on the correct process for triggering of Article 50...
Litigation
Arbitration
News
Brexit
Renewable Energy China
Post on 11 Jul 2017
Chinese investment in renewable energy technology continues to run far in excess of other nations. R&D spending alone in 2016 is estimated at $1.9bn, and solar PV deployment is set to exceed 100GW by 2018. By comparison, as of January 2017, deployment in the UK stood at 12.3GW. China's ambition...
Renewable Energy
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