Partner promotions | Senior Associate promotions | Michelmores promotions 2017
Post on 3 May 2017
Michelmores LLP has announced the appointment of two new Partners and two new Senior Associates, based at its Bristol and London offices – bringing the Firm's overall partnership to 64. Charlotte Antoniou, an education specialist in the Firm's London office has been made up to Partner. She supports...
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Administration of Estates |  Lifetime Gifts and Penalties | Private Wealth Solicitors
Post on 3 May 2017
When someone dies their personal representatives must enquire whether the deceased made lifetime gifts. The personal representatives must report the date and value of lifetime gifts to HMRC (in most cases limited to gifts within seven years of death). If the personal representatives make an...
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Post on 3 May 2017
Background "The role of the court in a commercial dispute is to give legal effect to what the parties have agreed, not to throw its hands in the air and refuse to do so because the parties have not made its task easy." (Leggatt J) Associated British Ports (ABP) and Tata Steel UK (TATA) were parties...
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Delay financial claim in divorce proceedings | Divorce Law | Family Law
Post on 2 May 2017
In these posts, we have often spoken of the importance of completing the financial arrangements as part of divorce proceedings. A failure to do so may make it very difficult for such a claim to be made successfully at a later date. A recent case in the Court of Appeal has brought this issue into...
Family Law
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Michelmores Property Awards | Commercial Project of the Year
Post on 28 Apr 2017
The shortlist has been announced for the 2017 Michelmores Property Awards, which celebrate outstanding property and construction projects in Bristol, Devon, Somerset, Dorset and Cornwall, across ten categories. A panel of ten judges with expertise across the property and construction sector and in-...
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Michelmores Property Awards | Heritage Project of the Year
Post on 28 Apr 2017
The shortlist has been announced for the 2017 Michelmores Property Awards, which celebrate outstanding property and construction projects in Bristol, Devon, Somerset, Dorset and Cornwall, across ten categories. A panel of ten judges with expertise across the property and construction sector and in-...
Property Awards
Real Estate
Events
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GDPR | Data protection in schools
Post on 27 Apr 2017
The EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 and replaces the Data Protection Act 1998. The changes introduced by the GDPR amount to the biggest reform of data protection and privacy law in over two decades. Schools and academies need to be aware of the...
Education
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Financial responsibilities for schools and academies
Post on 27 Apr 2017
Maintained schools and academies are both bound by obligations in relation to the discharge of their financial responsibilities. For maintained schools, their obligations are largely provided for in statute and associated guidance.  Academies have specific statutory obligations under the Companies...
Education
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School term-time holidays | Education Law | Term-time absence
Post on 26 Apr 2017
The big question – can parents take children on holidays outside school term dates? Dealing with requests from parents to take children out of school for family holidays can be difficult for schools and academies. On the one hand, head teachers do not want to appear inflexible, especially if a...
Education
Maintained schools | Academies | Net capacity
Post on 25 Apr 2017
This article applies to schools maintained by a local authority, although the principles involved in assessing capacity will be relevant to academies. Academies are not required to undergo a local authority net capacity assessment and will instead agree a capacity figure with the Department for...
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