Post on 18 Sep 2017
Michelmores' Partner, David Thompson comments on the recent European Commission position paper On 7 September 2017, The European Commission (EC) published a position paper setting out the European Union’s (EU) position on intellectual property (IP) rights post-Brexit, to be presented to the United...
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Post on 18 Sep 2017
We are probably all familiar with the voting tokens that we get when we buy a carrier bag in a branch of Tescos. Well Tesco has just announced that its scheme (known as bags of help in case you wondered) will now be permanently open for applications from schools (amongst others). You can make an...
Education
Post on 15 Sep 2017
Michelmores' Energy team has advised Downing LLP on the sale of Vulcan Renewables Ltd by Downing Venture Capital Trusts and Future Biogas to JLEN, the listed environmental infrastructure fund. The acquisition is JLEN's first investment in the anaerobic digestion sector. The sale was for a total...
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Renewable Energy
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...
Family Law
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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