Technology Law
Post on 30 Nov 2016
The UK's Satellite Applications Catapult earlier this year extended its UK Centres of Excellence network to include the South West Centre of Excellence as part of a drive to broaden the country's regional engagement and support the sector's growth. The Centres are co-funded by the UK Space Agency...
Technology
Michelmores
Michelmores London corporate team | Hollaroo
Post on 16 Nov 2016
The London-based Corporate team at Michelmores, comprising Partner Ian Binnie and Solicitor Edwin Richards, advised on the management buy-out at Hollaroo. It was led by new CEO Hugh Fordham, formerly Chief Technology Officer.   Hollaroo provide innovative technology, used by leading employers...
Corporate law
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Michelmores LLP Bristol Exeter London
Post on 25 Oct 2016
Michelmores LLP which has offices in Bristol, Exeter and London has reported a fifth consecutive year of growth as revenue nears £33m. In the Firm's audited results for 2015/16, it posted a nine percent rise in revenue in its last financial year, from £30.0m to £32.9m. Net profits have increased by...
Michelmores
Post on 1 Dec 2016
Farm businesses often borrow from a variety of sources simultaneously, providing security through mortgages or charges over land and agricultural charges over other farm assets. What farmers may not realise, however, is how priority between lenders works to distribute funds realised, if the...
Agriculture
News
Bankruptcy and the matrimonial home | Family Law
Post on 1 Dec 2016
The effects of bankruptcy are invariably demoralising and can have wider, sometimes unexpected, results for other members of the family. In no other area can this be as distressing as the potential loss of the family home. Between family partners, whether or not married, it is usual for the family...
Family Law
News
Residential lettings regulations | Agricultural Law
Post on 29 Nov 2016
On 1 December 2016 further new changes come into effect relating to the Government's restrictions on letting dwellings to illegal immigrants. Right to rent In 2014 the Government introduced its right to rent regime, with the intention of restricting the access of people unlawfully in the UK to...
Agriculture
News
Linking is infringing | Copyright law | Intellectual Property
Post on 28 Nov 2016
The Court of Justice's (the CJEU) recent ruling in GS Media BV v. Sanoma Media a.o. case (C-160-15) clarifies that posting a hyperlink to copyrighted material which is freely available on another website is an infringement of copyright. This decision departs from the opinion of the Advocate General...
Intellectual Property
Commercial
Litigation
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Overage payments | Agricultural Law
Post on 24 Nov 2016
When assisting clients selling land I am sometimes asked about "overage" or "clawback" arrangements. Typically a person is proposing to sell land at its current value, but it may be worth more in the future if planning permission is granted. There are good reasons to sell now, but the person...
Agriculture
News
DfE's consultation document | Department for Education
Post on 23 Nov 2016
The Department for Education (DfE) recently launched a consultation on proposals to ensure the education system works for everyone, not just the privileged few. The consultation emphasises that increasing access to good school places increases the opportunities afforded to children in later life....
Education
News
St Ives Neighbourhood Plan | Neighbourhood development policy
Post on 23 Nov 2016
Earlier this month, the High Court held that the St Ives Neighbourhood Plan which requires all new open market properties to be sold as 'primary residences' is lawful. The ruling dismissed a local developer's argument that the Plan is incompatible with article eight of the European Convention on...
Real Estate
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