Renewable Energy China
Post on 11 Jul 2017
Chinese investment in renewable energy technology continues to run far in excess of other nations. R&D spending alone in 2016 is estimated at $1.9bn, and solar PV deployment is set to exceed 100GW by 2018. By comparison, as of January 2017, deployment in the UK stood at 12.3GW. China's ambition...
Renewable Energy
News
Post on 11 Jul 2017
Last year, the UK Government brought about a number of fundamental changes to UK company law and the introduction of a central public registry of those individuals who hold significant control of UK companies – referred to in the legislation as 'People with Significant Control' or 'PSC'. Since then...
Corporate law
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Agricultural Tenancies | Addressing a change of address
Post on 10 Jul 2017
Tenancy Agreements invariably contain the addresses of the Landlord and Tenant. But what happens when those addresses change and subsequently a notice needs to be served? We consider the recent case of Grimes v Essex Farmers and Union Hunt Trustees [2017] EWCA Civ 361, which has shed light on this...
Agriculture
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Employment law and surrogacy
Post on 7 Jul 2017
In this article we address the employment rights of Surrogates, please click here to read our accompanying article outlining the legalities of Surrogacy in the UK. During and after a pregnancy, a Surrogate employee has the following legal rights: Paid time off for antenatal care All pregnant...
Employment Law
Fertility Law
News
Post on 7 Jul 2017
Surrogacy is the process by which another woman ('the Surrogate') carries and gives birth to a baby ('the Child') for other persons ('the Intended Parents'). Further information on the surrogacy process and the types available can be found here. The legal position Surrogacy is a legal but...
Fertility Law
News
Post on 7 Jul 2017
Stati v Kazakhstan [2017] EWHC 1348 (Comm) The English Commercial Court (the 'English Court') has granted the Republic of Kazakhstan ('RoK') permission to amend its application to set aside permission to enforce a Swedish arbitral award to include allegations of fraud, notwithstanding contrary...
Litigation
Arbitration
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Divorce law | Family Law
Post on 7 Jul 2017
This article was first published in Solicitors Journal on 7 June 2017 and is reproduced by kind permission. While the fluid nature of financial proceedings on divorce can be frustrating for clients, it is preferable to a more prescriptive approach, argues Pippa Allsop​. The award ‘may have been...
Family Law
News
Post on 4 Jul 2017
What are they? A mentally capable adult has a right to refuse any given medical treatment. This right extends to refusals made ahead of time which can be documented in the form of an "advance decision". An advance decision, also known as a living will and, formerly, an advance directive, is a...
Private Wealth
News
Post on 30 Jun 2017
Out with the old, in with the new Amid the talk of election results, coalition talks and missing manifesto pledges surrounding this year's Queen's Speech, one would be forgiven for not taking note of a bill of some significance to the world of receivables finance. The introduction of the Goods...
Finance and Investment
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Education law | Schools and Brexit
Post on 29 Jun 2017
It was a long time ago that Heraclitus remarked the only thing that is constant is change and this certainly seems to be the case in the ebbs and flows of party politics.  But what does it mean for education?  The early indications in relation to the Conservative agenda are probably not that much...
Education
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