Will forgery | Disputed Wills | Disputed Trusts
Post on 9 Jun 2017
The High Court has given permission for contempt proceedings to be brought against a party, Garish Patel, and the witnesses of his mother's Will. This follows a ruling in February 2017 that Garish had forged his mother's Will in order to inherit the entirety of her $50m stake in the family's palm...
Disputed Wills & Trusts
News
Payment practices | Corporate law | Manufacturing law
Post on 7 Jun 2017
With effect from April 2017, there will be a mandatory duty on the UK's largest companies and LLPs to report on a half-yearly basis from (depending on financial year dates) October 2017 on their payment practices, policies, including the average time taken to pay supplier invoices.  As part of a...
Manufacturing
Corporate law
News
Post on 6 Jun 2017
Michelmores has been shortlisted for Corporate Law Firm of the Year at the Insider South West Dealmakers Awards 2017 for the third year running, after winning the category in 2016 and 2012. The annual corporate deal awards seek to recognise and celebrate the achievements of the wider South West...
Corporate law
Michelmores
Employment law | Employment status
Post on 6 Jun 2017
Identifying whether a new worker should be hired on a self employed basis or as an employed farm worker can be challenging, especially when one or other party has strong views and/or financial benefits to gain. The recent Court of Appeal case of Pimlico Plumbers Limited & Charlie Mullins v Gary...
Employment Law
Agriculture
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New gender pay reporting regulations | Employment Law | Gender pay gap
Post on 5 Jun 2017
Organisations with 250+ employees (where 'employees' includes both casual and other workers/consultants providing personal service) are required to compute detailed gender pay comparison calculations, as at 5 April 2017, and later publicise their gender pay gap stats. This may have been considered...
Manufacturing
Employment Law
News
Agricultural Law |  Registered land titles | What happens if the course of a river changes
Post on 5 Jun 2017
Where a landowner is in possession of land shown at HM Land Registry as abutting a non-tidal river, the question may arise as to what happens if the course of the river changes so that the boundaries on the ground no longer reflect what is recorded at the Land Registry (or indeed on the plans to...
Agriculture
News
Family law | Special Guardianship Order | SGO | Children Law
Post on 5 Jun 2017
It is sometimes the case that neither parent is regarded as suitable to be the carer of a child. This can happen when the relationship between parents breaks down – but can also occur if the parents have never been together, or even if they are still together. This decision can be made for a...
Family Law
News
Divorce Law |  Online Divorce | Family Law
Post on 2 Jun 2017
This article was first published in Solicitors Journal on 4 May 2017 and is reproduced by kind permission. The capacity in which family solicitors are needed will undoubtedly change with the rise of online divorce, writes Pippa Allsop. Last year, Sir James Munby, president of the Family Division,...
Family Law
News
Manufacturing Law | Amazon | MFN Clause
Post on 2 Jun 2017
11 June 2015 Let us rewind the clock two years – to June 2015; when The European Commission (EC) announced its decision to initiate an antitrust investigation in relation to Amazon's business practices. In particular, the EC intended to scrutinise the e-commerce giant's use of 'Most Favoured Nation...
Manufacturing
Commercial
News
Employment law | The gig economy
Post on 2 Jun 2017
In 50 years’ time, we may look back on the 2010s as the decade when the Fourth Industrial Revolution took hold. Each of the previous three revolutions saw working practices shift dramatically, and those in HR should brace themselves for another tectonic shudder in how the workforce functions. Six...
Employment Law
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