Post on 15 Sep 2017
In Agoreyo v London Borough of Lambeth, a High Court Judge found that suspending a teacher after a safeguarding allegation was made was not a neutral act and breached the term of trust and confidence. This is an important judgment which has significant implications for schools when considering...
Education
Post on 15 Sep 2017
On 8 February 2017, an OFSTED report found that Durand Academy was inadequate and should be placed in special measures. Durand Academy made a claim for judicial review to strike out the report. There were two key grounds to the claim: that the report was “so strikingly at odds with the reality of...
Education
Post on 14 Sep 2017
The register of educational establishments in England and Wales, EduBase was replaced on Monday 18 September. The system, recognised as the primary source of data on educational establishments, will be replaced by the new 'Get Information About Schools' service. Owing to this upcoming launch,...
Education
Post on 13 Sep 2017
This article was first published in Solicitors Journal on 31 July 2017 and is reproduced by kind permission. Users of legal apps must be aware that these are essentially automated McKenzie friends, not trained and regulated solicitors, says Pippa Allsop. Joshua Browder wants to “make the law free...
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Post on 13 Sep 2017
Michelmores was the main sponsor of client Plessey's fourth corporate hospitality and fundraising event, the Tour of Devon, which took place on 7 September 2017. The tour, a premier 170km cycling event around Dartmoor National Park, was in aid of Prostate Cancer UK. Prostate cancer currently...
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Michelmores | 130 years
Post on 12 Sep 2017
Established in 1887, Michelmores is celebrating its 130th anniversary year − making it one of the oldest independent law firms in the Top 100. As the Firm enters its 14th decade, Michelmores has achieved its sixth year of consecutive growth, led by Managing Partner Malcolm Dickinson. The Firm has...
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Post on 6 Sep 2017
Having had a severe cut in government funding, local authorities have taken to property investment on a grand scale over the last few years to the tune of some £2bn. Many of these investments are not that local – Portsmouth Council has a distribution warehouse near the M6 toll road and Bracknell...
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Real Estate
Post on 5 Sep 2017
Michelmores has been shortlisted for Property Law Firm of the Year at the 2017 Insider South West Property Awards. The Awards recognise and celebrate excellence throughout the region's property sector, with the overall shortlist featuring architects, property agencies, local authorities and main...
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Post on 1 Sep 2017
A total of 1,117 runners took part in the Michelmores 5k Charity Run on 7 September 2017 in Exeter City Centre. The annual event, now in its 18th year, sees local people and businesses get together to celebrate the city of Exeter and fundraise for Michelmores' current Charity of the Year, Balloons...
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Post on 30 Aug 2017
The new Pre Action Protocol for Debt Claims (PAPDC) is due to come into force on 1 October 2017 and will impact how businesses recover their debts, potentially making it a much more lengthy process. The PAPDC has been developed for use in dealing with volume debt in order to address a perceived...
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