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Post on 23 Feb 2015
Louisa Ghevaert, Partner and Head of Michelmores' Fertility and Parenting team, joined the radio debate on international commercial surrogacy on the BBC World Service's 'Have Your Say' programme on Friday 20 February.  Louisa featured as a "leading expert in UK fertility law" for the programme, '...
Family Law
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Michelmores
Post on 18 Feb 2015
The corporate team at Michelmores has advised Yeovil-headquartered Haynes Publishing Group PLC in the acquisition of Teon Media, as Haynes looks to develop its digital offering. Haynes, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange, bought the Darlington-based Teon for a cash consideration of £450,...
Corporate law
Michelmores
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Post on 17 Feb 2015
Louisa Ghevaert, Head of Michelmores' Fertility and Parenting team, is a keynote speaker at the forthcoming international surrogacy conference organised by Families Through Surrogacy − a not for profit organisation.  The conference takes place on Saturday 21 March 2015 in London and will be...
Family Law
Michelmores
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Post on 27 Feb 2015
UK brewery, Hogs Back Brewery has issued proceedings against cider brand Magners (owned by the C&C Group) for trade mark infringement.  The dispute between the cider makers relates to a portable cider dispenser, "Cider Hog", launched by the Magners brand in June 2014.  Hogs Back Brewery...
Intellectual Property
Manufacturing
Post on 27 Feb 2015
Fresh Trading Ltd ("Fresh"), which owns the Innocent brand, has been successful in its copyright ownership dispute over its now famous "Dude" logo.  The subject of the dispute was the unsigned agreement with a design company marked "heads of agreement" and "subject to contract". This provided for...
Intellectual Property
Manufacturing
Post on 26 Feb 2015
Readers of this blog will be familiar with trainees recounting their experiences of starting their training contracts and all the major life adjustments that come with it, especially for those fresh from education without much work experience behind them! However, in this blog I want to talk the...
Trainee Blog
Post on 26 Feb 2015
Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores or pressure sores, develop when a patient's skin is in contact with the bed for a prolonged period of time and begins to break down. They are at best extremely uncomfortable, but at worst they can deteriorate to the point where muscle and bone is exposed,...
Medical Negligence
Post on 26 Feb 2015
Two recent and separate High Court decisions by Judge Deborah Taylor have indicated a willingness by the High Court to award substantial interim payments to profoundly disabled claimants. In both cases the Claimants had suffered cerebral palsy as a result of admitted negligence from two separate...
Medical Negligence
Post on 25 Feb 2015
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport ("DCMS") announced today that it will be easier for companies making unwanted marketing calls and sending spam texts to be hit with fines of up to £500,000. This takes effect from 6 April 2015.  Currently, the ICO must prove that such calls and spam texts...
Technology
Employment Law Solicitors
Post on 24 Feb 2015
Welcome to our new Employment Video Updates. Do you have any questions about Employment Law that you would like to ask the team? Let us know in the comments section below and we'll have Tim and Tom answer them in our video updates. TUPE Service Provision Change: Single Employee was an...
Employment Law

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