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Post on 30 Oct 2014
Award-winning law firm Michelmores has climbed up 11 places in The Lawyer's UK 200 Annual Report, achieving record turnover of £26.2 million for 2013/14 − a 17 percent increase on the previous financial year.   The annual report, which ranks UK law firms by levels of turnover, placed the Exeter-...
Michelmores
Post on 30 Oct 2014
The spectre of personal liability is something that haunts the dreams of insolvency practitioners.  Environmental liability can be particularly troublesome − it is virtually strict liability, it can be extremely costly, and it gives rise to criminal liability.  So, how much do insolvency...
Energy & Renewables
Post on 30 Oct 2014
New guidance has been issued by the National Association of Head Teachers, in regards to school absences.  The current system has been described as unclear as there is no consistent definition of an "exceptional circumstance".  This has led to confusion and disparity in the application of the...
Education
Post on 30 Oct 2014
With just two weeks to go, limited places are still available for the annual Michelmores Employment Law Conference − aimed at businesses and organisations looking to keep up-to-date with the very latest changes in employment legislation.   The conference, which takes place on 13 November 2014 at...
Employment Law
Post on 30 Oct 2014
Traditionally a trade mark has consisted of words, slogans & letters with the possibilities extending to the shape of goods or packaging. The potential to trade mark three dimensional ("3D") goods is not novel, for example, the triangular shape of "Toblerone" chocolate bars has been registered...
Retail Law
Post on 30 Oct 2014
Feeling a little lost when it comes to law fairs?  I expect you are not alone. Having attended a number of law fairs as a student, I know that the experience can be quite overwhelming and it can be difficult to know where to start.  But for me, visiting these fairs was a positive experience and...
Trainee Blog
Post on 29 Oct 2014
We thought we should alert you to the risk of holiday back pay claims being brought against you by claims companies seeking to capitalise on recent European cases suggesting that holiday pay should be based on 'normal pay' (i.e. including overtime, commission, shift payments etc.). The stated EU...
Employment Law
Post on 29 Oct 2014
With the publication of the NHS England report into child cardiac surgery at Leeds General Infirmary yesterday, the reconfiguration of paediatric heart units that began following the Bristol Inquiry in 2001 has once again risen to the forefront of public and medical consciousness. Over a decade has...
Medical Negligence
Post on 28 Oct 2014
Following the release of the controversial report into child cardiac surgery at Leeds General Infirmary, Laurence Vick, the solicitor representing families of children who were harmed at the unit, speaks about the reaction of the families involved and the repercussions for paediatric heart surgery...
Medical Negligence
Post on 27 Oct 2014
The energy team at law firm Michelmores LLP has acted for Downing LLP in making available approximately £22 million to invest  into four solar PV projects across the country.  Downing, which specialises in tax-efficient investments, has raised in excess of £1 billion from over 20,000 UK investors...
Energy & Renewables

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