Post on 30 Sep 2013
One of the tests to be satisfied by an applicant for succession under the 1986 Act is whether the applicant is in occupation of a commercial unit of agricultural land. A "commercial unit of agricultural land" is defined by the Act to mean a unit of agricultural land which is capable, when farmed...
Agriculture
Post on 30 Sep 2013
HMRC's appeal against the decision of the First-Tier Tribunal in the Hanson case has failed.  Mr Hanson (the deceased) lived in the farmhouse until 1978. He then moved out and his son moved in.  At the date of Mr Hanson's death, his son occupied the farmhouse and 223 acres of land that he farmed...
Agriculture
Real Estate
Post on 23 Sep 2013
The young guns of the region’s professional firms gathered at Michelmores Solicitors last week in a unique seminar aimed at taking the dread out of speaking with strangers at networking events. The Junior Lawyers of Devon & Somerset teamed up with RICS Matrics and the South West of England...
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Post on 19 Sep 2013
Michelmores has won UK and Ireland Regional Team of the Year at the STEP Private Client Awards 2013/14, the respected international awards for ¬the private wealth sector, which took place in London on Wednesday 18 September. The firm beat stiff competition from other finalists in this category:...
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Post on 18 Sep 2013
Former Somerset and England spin bowler Vic Marks was the latest speaker in a long line of distinguished guests at the Michelmores Business Breakfast held at Exeter Golf and Country Club last week (Friday 13th September). Vic marks made his test debut in 1982 and played six tests matches for...
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Post on 16 Sep 2013
  The success of Michelmores' Associate Development Programme (ADP) which has seen 15 Associates become Partners since its inception in 2007, has prompted the ambitious law firm to launch a new and improved development programme to be known as Michelmores’ Associate Academy. Building upon the...
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Post on 13 Sep 2013
The Institute of Legacy Management (ILM) has announced that Michelmores Solicitors has become a corporate partner, the first law firm in Devon & Cornwall to achieve this status. The ILM provides sensitive legacy management and support in the not-for-profit sector which benefits from an...
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Post on 10 Sep 2013
If you ever come across TUPE in your organisation, this article is well worth a read. Below is a link to an article prepared by the Michelmores Employment Team on the proposed changes to the TUPE Regulations. A change could do you good If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at tom....
Employment Law
Post on 3 Sep 2013
The government’s proposed changes to TUPE are now likely to be published next month, with a view to them coming into force in January 2014. The proposed changes are expected to include:- repealing regulation 3(1)(b) (the ‘service provision change’ definition of a transfer) repealing regulations 10...
Employment Law
Post on 29 Aug 2013
Organisers of the 8th Topsham-Turf swim are celebrating the annual event’s biggest number of participants who are estimated to have raised over £8000 so far with more sponsorship to be added over the coming weeks for a local charity . The event, which has been staged by the Estuary League of...
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