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...
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...
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
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...
Academy | Education law
Post on 31 Jul 2017
What is a significant change? A significant change is broadly defined as any change that will 'in general, [have] an impact on the number, type and/or location of school places' at an open academy. These will invariably be changes that affect clauses in the academy's funding agreement. The...
Legal Week Best Employers
Post on 28 Jul 2017
Michelmores has been ranked amongst the top 15 employers in the legal industry by the 2017 Legal Week Best Employers Report. Now in its 14th year, the report gathers views from lawyers and support staff at UK and global law firms. The report examines the importance and satisfaction of all aspects...
Post on 26 Jul 2017
In Bank of Ireland v Eteams (International) Ltd (in voluntary liquidation) (2017), the Irish High Court has confirmed that Irish law reflects English law principles in relation to the question of when the purchase of receivables will be re-characterised as secured loans. True sale vs charge This...
Finance and Investment
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
Salvador Dalí exhumed | Salvador Dalí daughter | Probate dispute
Post on 24 Jul 2017
A dispute over the Estate of infamous surrealist artist Salvador Dalí hit the headlines this week when his body was exhumed on Thursday 20 July, following a claim against his Estate by his alleged daughter, Pilar Abel Martínez. Ms Abel, 61, a fortune teller who lives close to Dalí 's home town,...
Disputed Wills & Trusts