Post on 26 Jan 2017
Michelmores is celebrating achieving One Star accreditation in the prestigious Best Companies Survey for 2017. This is an improvement from the Firm being named 'One to Watch' last year. The Best Companies Accreditation is recognised as the ‘Michelin star’ of the business world. Based entirely on...
Michelmores
Michelmores appoints Andrew Oldland QC as Senior Partner
Post on 24 Jan 2017
Michelmores has appointed Andrew Oldland, a barrister, Queen's Counsel and part-time judge as its new Senior Partner. Andrew is the first barrister to hold the role of Senior Partner within a Top 100 law firm. He succeeds Will Michelmore who has served as the Firm's Senior Partner for 15 years and...
Michelmores
Finance and Investment
Tony Callcut | Link Academy Trust
Post on 20 Feb 2017
Your current title / role: Link Academy Trust Executive Principal. Brief career background:  I started my teaching career at Ernesettle Junior School in Plymouth and then moved to Woodlands Park Primary School in Ivybridge. I became a member of the Senior Leadership Team and KS2 co-ordinator, with...
Education
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Agricultural Law | Woodland Ownership
Post on 17 Feb 2017
Woodland is an integral part of our rural environment and there are various tax benefits to owning woodland.Indeed, the taxation of forestry and woodland has always been pretty generous to encourage people to purchase woodland and to spend money on management. Savings can be made, but it is...
Agriculture
News
Cohabitation law | Family law
Post on 17 Feb 2017
Recent statistics have revealed that the popularity of couples living together outside marriage continues. What has not changed much, however, is the legal position of each of the parties during the relationship or if it breaks down. Although the Law Commission has recommended to Parliament that...
Family Law
News
Education Law | Social Media Policy | Keeping Children Safe in Education
Post on 17 Feb 2017
With the ever increasing variety of websites and apps, social media cannot be ignored. More and more children are using mobile phones and opening their own accounts, so parents and schools need to understand the risks and opportunities in this ever changing area. From a legal perspective, the key...
Education
News
Post on 15 Feb 2017
Back in April 2015, television personality Kylie Jenner applied to trade mark her first name and full name with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The applications covered several registration classes in the USA, including bags, clothing, swimwear and fragrances. A trade mark is an...
Intellectual Property
News
Intellectual Property | China trade marks for public figures
Post on 13 Feb 2017
Further to my recent blog on the work of the Beijing IP Court, the Supreme People's Court ('SPC') in China (the country's highest court) has recently given further guidance on the ability to register personal names of celebrities and other public figures in China. This guidance comes after the...
Intellectual Property
Disputes
News
Serial offenders and expired notice | Employment Tribunal | Employment Law
Post on 11 Feb 2017
Employers have historically had to put up with so called 'trouble' employees who repeatedly face disciplinary proceedings, due to fear of these employees succeeding in unfair dismissal cases because the disciplinary sanctions are outdated. However, further to the EAT decision in Stratford v...
Employment Law
News
Agricultural Law | Registration gap
Post on 9 Feb 2017
The lotting of a farm for sale can be a lucrative method of realising its value. However the recent case of Baker v Craggs [2016] EWHC 3250 (Ch) shows how careful all parties and their professional advisors must be to ensure that rights of way and other easements affecting the various lots are...
Agriculture
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