Wetsuit Outlet investment | Mobeus Equity Partners
Post on 25 Jul 2017
Michelmores' London Corporate team has advised Europe's largest online water sports retailer, Wetsuit Outlet (the trading brand for B2C Distribution), as it secured growth capital of £5m from Mobeus Equity Partners, a leading equity investor in UK-based SMEs. Headquartered in Shoeburyness, Essex,...
Corporate law
Retail Law
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Post on 16 Aug 2017
We previously reported on the decision in Ted Baker Plc v Axa Insurance UK Plc, in which the High Court considered the implications for policyholders of failing to comply with an information request by insurers. As a result of Ted Baker's failure to provide profit and loss and management accounts...
Litigation
Insurance
Post on 16 Aug 2017
When I started down the path of becoming a solicitor, I knew it was a career that would present many challenges and require a lot of commitment – after all, many people describe the training contract as a 'two-year interview'. Of course, it has been a challenging experience, but there have also...
Trainee Blog
Graduate
Michelmores | Corporate Law | Succession Group
Post on 9 Aug 2017
The Michelmores Corporate team has advised Succession Group on its latest round of acquisitions, for a total consideration of £20.6m. Succession Group has acquired four businesses from its affiliated membership: Prosperitas Independent Financial Advisers, Sigma Asset Management, Norris and Fisher...
Corporate law
Michelmores
Cohabitation | Family law
Post on 7 Aug 2017
It is estimated that there are some 3.3m couples – 6.6m people – who live together but are not married. Cohabitation has become commonplace for couples starting their lives together, even if it is only for a period before marriage, and it is certainly the fastest growing type of family in the...
Family Law
Charity Run | Exeter 5k Run
Post on 7 Aug 2017
There's still time to enter the Michelmores 5k Charity Run, which takes place on Thursday 7 September, at 6.30pm. The law firm is aiming to beat last year's fundraising record of £26,000. For the second consecutive year, the Michelmores Charity Run is in aid of local charity Balloons, who support...
Michelmores
News
Post on 4 Aug 2017
Michelmores is welcoming local charities, based within Devon, to apply to become the Firm's Exeter office charity partner for 2018. The Firm will organise various fundraising activities for the chosen charity throughout the year, including the Firm's largest fundraising event, the Michelmores 5k...
News
Michelmores
Michelmores Vacation Scheme | Trainee Solicitor
Post on 2 Aug 2017
Michelmores currently runs two one-week vacation schemes during the summer based at our Exeter office. We chatted to this year's intake, who provided us with some great insights into their individual experiences of the scheme. If you are thinking of applying to Michelmores for a training contract...
Trainee Blog
Graduate
Short marriage | Divorce | Family law
Post on 31 Jul 2017
This article was first published in Solicitors Journal on 3 July 2017 and is reproduced by kind permission. The decision in Sharp adds further uncertainty to the already inexact science of the division of finances on divorce, writes Pippa Allsop​. The Court of Appeal decision in Sharp v Sharp...
Family Law
Academies Financial Handbook 2017
Post on 31 Jul 2017
The Department for Education (DfE) has published the 2017 edition of the Academies Financial Handbook. The latest edition contains a number of changes from its predecessor and comes into effect on 1 September 2017. It is positive to see that some of the lessons of the previous years' ESFA...
Education

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