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Michelmores joins CBI
Post on 21 Aug 2015
Michelmores LLP has become a member of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), the UK's principal business lobbying organisation. The CBI represents organisations across all sectors, giving them a voice at a national and international level − to ensure business interests are kept at the heart...
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Michelmores Charity of the Year
Post on 5 Aug 2015
South West law firm Michelmores LLP is seeking applications from local charities who would like to become Michelmores' next Charity of the Year, starting January 2016. Over the last two years Michelmores has raised over £50,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support through events such as the firm's annual...
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Twitter - IP Law
Post on 3 Sep 2015
Modern communication has changed, talking has become old-fashioned, instead people 'tweet',' like', 'retweet', 'unlike' and 'favourite'.  Social media has provided a forum for anyone to freely air personal views and share information with their groups.  Whilst this is hugely popular amongst the 304...
Intellectual Property
Post on 3 Sep 2015
Background The recent Commercial Court Judgment in Axa Versicherung AG v Arab Insurance Group B.S.C concerned two reinsurance treaties entered into in 1996 and 1997 between the claimant reinsurer (Axa) and the defendant reinsured (Arab). Axa sought to avoid both treaties ab initio for material non-...
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climate change levy - renewable energy solicitors
Post on 27 Aug 2015
An outline of the recent changes In addition to other, recent ministerial statements and consultations on renewable energy schemes the government stated in its summer budget that from 31 July 2015 electricity generated from renewable sources will no longer be eligible for Climate Change Levy (CCL)...
Energy & Renewables
Post on 26 Aug 2015
To mark its 100th anniversary, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators has announced that it will publish what it has called the 'CIarb Centenary London Conference Principles', designed to lay down the characteristics of an effective and efficient Seat for the conduct of International Commercial...
Commercial
Post on 26 Aug 2015
The government has published a consultation paper to consider how it can simplify the taxation and National Insurance treatment of termination payments. Schools are increasingly entering into settlement agreements with employees, which usually involve negotiating a termination payment. It is very...
Employment Law
Post on 26 Aug 2015
Five newly qualified solicitors are looking forward to long and successful careers at top 100 law firm Michelmores. Ashley Fletcher, James Eley, Kieran van Bussel, Megan Wright and Holly Dobbins all completed their training at Michelmores and will work at the firm's Exeter office.   Four of the...
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Post on 25 Aug 2015
On 29 June 2015, the LCIA published guidance notes which it hopes will enable the 'diligent and timely conduct' of arbitrations under its Rules. There are separate guidance notes for parties and for arbitrators, as well as a note on the new emergency arbitrator procedure, which was introduced when...
Commercial
Post on 24 Aug 2015
In Ecobank v Tanoh, the English Commercial Court confirmed that it has the power to grant anti-enforcement injunctions, but refused the claimant's application due to unnecessary delay.  Background Mr Tanoh was an employee at Ecobank. The terms of his employment contract specified that disputes...
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