Meet the Trainee – Christa Feltham | Trainee Lawyer
Post on 25 Jan 2017
Christa completed her first year of an Austrian Magister Law degree at the Johannes Kepler Universität in Linz, before moving to the UK to complete her LLB at the University of Plymouth and LLM LPC at the University of Law, Bristol. She is currently a first-year trainee solicitor, sitting in the...
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Pay Less Notice | Construction Law
Post on 25 Jan 2017
A recent judgment in the Technology and Construction Court has provided guidance on what constitutes a Pay Less Notice when it doesn't describe itself as one. Background The decision in Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust v Logan Construction (South East) Ltd [2017] EWHC 17 (TCC) followed an...
Construction
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Miller & Santos | Brexit
Post on 24 Jan 2017
Today the Supreme Court has published its widely anticipated Judgment on whether the UK Government is required to obtain the approval of Parliament to give notice under Article 50 TEU to trigger Brexit negotiations. We summarise the reasons for the decision and consider whether it will, in fact,...
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Brexit, Trump and May
Post on 24 Jan 2017
The familiar curse, 'may you live in interesting times' (often ascribed to Confucius but a typically English phrase) may be something which the world can now truly understand. Change is difficult – the decisions of voters have affected policy changes in the UK and the USA throughout 2016, resulting...
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Post on 24 Jan 2017
TUPE refers to 'Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment)' regulations, which are designed to protect the rights of employees when there is a transfer. For schools, the regulations apply when: A maintained school becomes an academy An existing academy joins an existing multi-academy trust...
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Mediation FAQ | Family Law | Private Wealth
Post on 23 Jan 2017
Mediation has become a very significant feature of the dispute resolution landscape. Read our FAQ to provide a simple explanation of all you might want to know about it. Download Mediation FAQ
Private Wealth
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Employment Law | Agricultural Law | Social Media Policy
Post on 20 Jan 2017
Social media has become part of everyday life, but it can raise challenging employment issues if an employee posts inappropriate comments or pictures or spends time on social media when they should be working. We explore the risks to the agricultural sector and why a robust social media policy is...
Employment Law
Agriculture
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Post on 20 Jan 2017
Name: Sarah Ferguson (not the disgraced ex-Royal) Your current title / role: Senior Project Manager and Academy Hub Lead for Derby Diocesan Academy Trust. Brief career background:  I studied Business Management at University in Edinburgh, then began a Graduate management trainee programme. I...
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Independent expert | Agricultural Law
Post on 19 Jan 2017
With the increase in the number of agricultural disputes being resolved by expert determination, the recent case of Hopkinson v Hickton [2016] provides useful guidance on the question of how independent the independent expert must be. The case In 2014, an experienced valuer in a large, national...
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Governance Handbook 2017 update | Education Law
Post on 18 Jan 2017
The Governance Handbook is guidance from the Department for Education (DfE), setting out legal requirements and advice for maintained school governors and multi academy trust (MAT) trustees and members. What changes have been made to the 2017 Handbook? The updated Handbook is designed to be read...
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