EU Timber Regulation Solicitors
Post on 23 Mar 2013
The EUTR :  Not just for timber merchants. The EU Timber Regulation or "EUTR", which came into force on 3 March 2013, places obligations on businesses dealing with timber and timber products.  The aim is to reduce the impact of products sourced from illegal logging, which is currently costing the...
Public Sector
Post on 12 Mar 2013
On Thursday 7 March, Lloyds TSB hosted the South West regional heat of its Enterprise Awards. These awards recognise university students and recent graduates who have run a successful business for between one and five years. I must have attended events alone in the past, I’m sure, but I was...
Trainee Blog
Post on 5 Mar 2013
It is the last week of my first seat with the Planning team and I can’t believe how quickly the last six months have gone by. Next week I go up to the Business floor to start work with the Commercial team. The prospect of being the ‘new kid’ again is proving to be both exciting and daunting. I am...
Trainee Blog
Post on 28 Feb 2013
Michelmores' manufacturing team enjoyed an evening of celebration at the prestigious Made in the South West Awards dinner on the 14 November 2013. Michelmores sponsored the event, which recognises manufacturing excellence in the South West. Over 200 of the region's leading manufacturing businesses...
Property Awards
Post on 28 Feb 2013
Before starting my training contract, I googled the words ‘training contract’ and ‘children’. They aren’t the most comfortable fit. Mostly all I found were desperate people on forums saying ‘I have a 1 year old, is it impossible to balance family life with a training contract’ or ‘I’ve found out...
Trainee Blog
Post on 13 Feb 2013
As part of my seat in the Clinical Negligence team I had the opportunity to attend a conference with Counsel and medical experts in London. As the conference was in the afternoon I was able to spend the morning in Michelmores’ London office. Although I am originally from Greater London, I had not...
Trainee Blog
Post on 11 Feb 2013
Of all the legal issues I thought a seat in Procurement, State Aids and Competition Law would bring (I wouldn’t have been able to tell you many to be fair), the illegal harvest of timber was probably not one of them… Similarly if you asked me whether I thought I’d become a timber ‘nerd’ I’d have...
Trainee Blog
Post on 25 Jan 2013
You’ve heard a lot on our blog about how pleased we all are that we made the decision to come and train with Michelmores. But now we’re offering you the chance to find out for yourself. We are hosting a Graduate Open Afternoon on Tuesday 12 February 2013. The afternoon will give you a real insight...
Trainee Blog
Post on 24 Jan 2013
The Supreme Court has recently ruled in the case of R (on the application of Prudential plc) v Special Commissioner of Income Tax, confirming that legal professional privilege does not extend beyond the traditional professions of solicitors, barristers and chartered legal executives. Privilege...
Employment Law
Post on 15 Jan 2013
Christian employee, Nadia Eweida, has won her case against British Airways in the European Court of Justice. Other similar cases involving conflicting protected characteristics were dismissed by the Court. A summary of the decision is set out below, and we will post detailed comment on the decision...
Employment Law

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