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...
Education
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...
Michelmores
News
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
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
News
Post on 21 Jul 2017
In a development which will please those drafting commercial contracts, but disappoint those litigating against them, the Court of Appeal has confirmed that the long-standing practice of construing a contractual provision against the party drafting it now has a very limited role. Background Contra...
Finance and Investment
Shoot beaters and pickers up | Agricultural Law | Employment Law
Post on 19 Jul 2017
By Strutt & Parker, Saffery Champness, Michelmores  This briefing paper aims to clarify the position for shoots that use beaters on ensuring they are eligible to work, how much they should be paid to comply with the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage, and what and when shoots have...
Agriculture
Employment Law
News
Virtual currencies | Digital currencies | Blockchain
Post on 18 Jul 2017
The European Union's Fourth Anti Money Laundering Directive 2015/849 (AMLD 4) was implemented into UK legislation by 'The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017', which came in to force on 26 June 2017.  Hot on their heels is a...
Technology
Commercial
Finance and Investment
News
Law of Wills | The Wills act | Private Wealth | Disputed Wills
Post on 17 Jul 2017
On 13 July 2017 the Law Commission published a consultation on reforming the law of Wills. It says that "the law of wills needs to be modernised to take account of the changes in society, technology, and medical understanding that have taken place since the Victorian era", in recognition of the...
Disputed Wills & Trusts
Private Wealth
News
Post on 17 Jul 2017
Dawson-Damer v Taylor Wessing [2017] EWHC Civ 74 Earlier this year the Court of Appeal handed down the judgment in Dawson-Damer v Taylor Wessing, holding that UK based trustees, and importantly UK solicitors acting for non-resident trustees, must provide information in response to a Subject Access...
News
Technology
Brexit | Arbitration | Litigation
Post on 11 Jul 2017
On 24 June 2016, the result of the UK's referendum on EU membership revealed that the majority of UK voters had opted to leave the union. Since that date, the UK has seen the resignation of one Prime Minister, High Court and Supreme Court rulings on the correct process for triggering of Article 50...
Litigation
Arbitration
News
Brexit

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