Michelmores Property Awards 2017 | Michelmores Property Awards Shortlist
Post on 29 Mar 2017
The shortlist has been announced for the 2017 Michelmores Property Awards, which celebrate outstanding property and construction projects in Bristol, Devon, Somerset, Dorset and Cornwall, across ten categories. A panel of ten judges with expertise across the property and construction sector and in-...
Property Awards
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Michelmores and Bell Pottinger | Crisis Management
Post on 17 Mar 2017
Law firm Michelmores and communications agency Bell Pottinger have combined their expertise to provide a seamless crisis management service to help mitigate reputation risk for the alternative investment and finance market. The service was launched at an event at Michelmores’ offices on 16 March...
Finance and Investment
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Oxygen House and Michelmores promote sustainability
Post on 8 Mar 2017
Oxygen House and law firm Michelmores, based in Exeter, have forged a new innovative partnership aimed at bringing sustainability to the fore in business.  Oxygen House invests in projects which foster social, environmental and economic prosperity. It places sustainability at the heart of its ethos...
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Real Estate
Property
Construction
Post on 27 Mar 2017
The fourth annual FTS Conference took place in London on 11 March 2017. It delivered a varied schedule for intended parents looking to build their family through surrogacy.  Michelmores were Gold Sponsors of this year's event. Louisa Ghevaert, Head of Michelmores' Fertility & Parenting team,...
Fertility Law
Multi-Academy Trusts South West
Post on 24 Mar 2017
Some schools intending to convert to academy status are being told that there are to be no more Multi-Academy Trusts (MATs) established in large parts of the South-West. There is no legal obligation for the Department for Education (DfE) to take this stance but it appears to have developed as an...
Education
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Academy trust mergers consultations | Education Law
Post on 22 Mar 2017
The academies within a multi-academy trust (MAT) are often at the centre of a local community, and the effects of a merger between MATs can extend well beyond the academies' own pupils and staff. The Department for Education (DfE) expects MATs to carry out a rigorous consultation process to ensure...
Education
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Joining a new MAT | Academies | Schools
Post on 22 Mar 2017
When an Academy joins a new or a different Multi-Academy Trust (MAT), in many ways it will feel like the conversion process all over again. There is a change of employer (which means a TUPE consultation has to take place), a transfer of the land, a transfer of commercial contracts and a new...
Education
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Probate fees | SFE | Solicitors for the Elderly
Post on 21 Mar 2017
The Ministry of Justice has confirmed its intention to proceed with plans to increase probate fees, despite an overwhelming rejection of the proposals from firms such as Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE). Currently, for all estates worth over £5,000, probate application is set as a flat £155 fee if...
Private Wealth
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Tommy Cullen | The Stour Academy Trust
Post on 21 Mar 2017
Your current title / role: Multi Academy Trust Director of Finance Brief career background:  I started working in education the day after I left school in 2009, acting as the Admin/Finance assistant in a 2FE School. Within 18 months, I became the acting Finance Manager of the school and brought...
Education
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Family Law | Divorce Law | Silver Divorcers
Post on 20 Mar 2017
When can a couple get divorced? That was the issue before a divorce court in a recent case which attracted publicity because the circumstances were so unusual. The couple were also part of the 'silver divorcers', which we have written about in recent months. Background Mr and Mrs A had been married...
Family Law
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