Technology Law | WhatsApp Privacy
Post on 13 Jan 2017
Early last year, we featured an article discussing the use of end-to-end encryption, highlighting that there is a general trend in the market towards messaging services adopting this technology. This is partly in response to concerns many of us have about who can access our data. A year later, many...
Technology
News
Post on 13 Jan 2017
Introduction This German case in the waste disposal and treatment sector is about a public-to-public arrangement that was held by the EU Court of Justice (EUCoJ) not to constitute a 'public contract' (i.e. a contract which must be procured competitively in line with EU procurement rules).  Some...
Public Sector
News
Real Estate
Projects
Service of property notices by email | Agricultural Law
Post on 12 Jan 2017
Notices play a vital role in creating, implementing, maintaining and terminating legal rights for landlords and tenants of agricultural, commercial and residential tenancies. The statutory provisions which govern the service of notices vary between the different statutory regimes, so it is vital...
Agriculture
News
Law firm training contract top tips
Post on 12 Jan 2017
Competition for training contracts is fiercer than ever. There are far fewer training contracts available than there are law students, so candidates need to make themselves stand out in order to secure that elusive legal Holy Grail. I set out some tips below to help you hopefully turn your...
Trainee Blog
Graduate
News
Post on 11 Jan 2017
Separation and divorce is never easy. Emotions generally run high, blame and regret are a heady mix and the practical problems seem immense and at times insuperable. It is easy for the 'innocent' party to want to seek retribution. A good solicitor will invariably advise against such a course. As...
Family Law
News
Divorces involving Farmers | Divorce Law | Agricultural Law
Post on 10 Jan 2017
We regularly act in divorce cases where one or both of the parties are involved a businesses. Many businesses have their own, sometimes unique, characteristics. However, it would be true to say that divorces between parties who are involved in farms and landed estates are some of the most complex...
Agriculture
Family Law
News
Agricultural Law | Planning Law
Post on 9 Jan 2017
The recent case of Hibbitt v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) Rushcliffe Borough Council (2) [2016] provides some much needed guidance from the High Court on the interpretation of the Class Q permitted development rules, with judicial consideration of the meaning of ‘...
Agriculture
News
Family Law | Divorce Law | Prenuptial Agreements
Post on 3 Jan 2017
This article was first published in Solicitors Journal on 29 November 2016 and is reproduced by kind permission. More and more couples are considering prenuptial agreements, but do they understand their implications, wonders Pippa Allsop. We already know that, increasingly, couples are cohabiting...
Family Law
News
Brexit on hold
Post on 21 Dec 2016
It is a case which has seen the Lord Chief Justice branded an 'Enemy of the People' by the UK media. As the Supreme Court retires to consider its decision, we examine the impact of 'Miller & Santos'[1] on the UK's withdrawal from the European Union. Earlier this year, Gina Miller (an investment...
Litigation
News
Disputes
Brexit
Post on 21 Dec 2016
In a recent High Court case, the fact that the claims of a religious sect were 'foolish and delusional' did not disqualify a trust made for the sect's benefit from being charitable for the advancement of religion. This case related to a plot of land in Stamford Hill, London, on which a church was...
Charity Law

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