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Food Reader Awards 2016 | Food and Drink
Post on 4 Feb 2016
Michelmores' specialist Food and Drink team have sponsored the 'Best Foodie Product' award at the Food Reader Awards, held on on 25 January 2016. The annual awards dinner, at Yeo Valley's headquarters in Blagdon, Somerset, gives readers of Food Magazine and Food Insider’s Guide the chance to...
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Michelmores | Charity of the Year | Bristol
Post on 26 Jan 2016
Michelmores' Bristol office is proud to announce that its Charity of the Year 2016 is Blaise Primary School in Henbury. The office aims to raise funds for the school's new campaign 'bringing literacy learning outside'. Michelmores has raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for a wide range of...
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Post on 22 Jan 2016
Michelmores has been shortlisted in the category of Best Managed National Firm in the Managing Partner Forum Awards (MPF) 2016 – now in its 14th year. The MPF Awards, in association with Harvard Business Review and The Financial Times, is the only competition worldwide that highlights management’s...
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NHS | Junior Doctors
Post on 9 Feb 2016
It will be hard to escape the current furore between the Government and the medical profession, as junior doctors are enraged by the Government's proposed changes in respect of their contracts of employment. The Government drew up plans to change contracts for junior doctors in 2012 but in 2014...
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Post on 8 Feb 2016
For all aspiring solicitors, it's that time of year where your indulgence over the Christmas break feels like forever ago, January exams are a distant memory…and thoughts instead start to turn to applications for open days, vacation schemes and maybe even training contracts. Here at Michelmores we...
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Aspirations Academies Trust | Digital Education | Ian Livingstone
Post on 5 Feb 2016
Aspirations Academies Trust (AAT) has been approved to open two non-selective primary & secondary schools, one in London and the other in Bournemouth/Poole. Both schools will specialise in Computing and Sciences with the curriculum being developed in partnership with Ian Livingstone, co-founder...
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Post on 5 Feb 2016
On 2 February 2016, the Enterprise Bill had its second reading in the House of Commons. The Bill passed its second reading and will now be considered by a Public Bill Committee.  Prior to the second reading, on 27 January 2016, the House of Commons produced a briefing paper informing MPs of the key...
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Government Marine Protected Zones | Marine Law
Post on 3 Feb 2016
This article, authored by barrister Nicola Canty and paralegal Abigail Tancock, from the Firm's Marine Regulatory team, has been featured in the February edition of Marine and Maritime Gazette. Since our earlier article on Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) was featured in the September 2015 issue of...
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Post on 3 Feb 2016
The European Commission has announced that it has reached an agreement with the United States government for a new framework for transatlantic flows of personal data.  This framework is to replace the Safe Harbor scheme which the Court of Justice of the European Union declared invalid in October...
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Trademark dispute | London Taxi 3D shape
Post on 1 Feb 2016
In a recent decision of the High Court ('the Court') in The London Taxi Corporation Ltd (t/a The London Taxi Company) v Frazer-Nash Research Ltd and another the trade marked 3D shapes of London taxis were held to be invalid, on the basis that they were not distinctive and consisted of a shape which...
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