Post on 17 May 2017
Michelmores' Real Estate team is advising commercial property development and investment company, Yelverton Properties Development Ltd (Yelverton), on its St James Park development at the home of Exeter City Football Club. After over two years of incredibly complex negotiations around the land...
Michelmores
Real Estate
British American Tobacco | IP | Intellectual Property | Supreme Court
Post on 16 May 2017
An attempt by British American Tobacco and others (together BAT) to overturn the Court of Appeal's decision that the Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products Regulations 2015 (the Regulations) are compatible with EU Law has been unsuccessful. As discussed back in June 2016, tobacco companies were...
Intellectual Property
News
Disputes
Crisis management  | Reputation protection | crisis management strategies
Post on 15 May 2017
Hedge funds have faced a wave of global regulation since the financial crisis. From AIFMD and Mifid II in Europe to Dodd-Frank in the US – the costs associated with compliance have increased dramatically as funds work to meet an increasingly complex patchwork of international regulation and risk....
News
Crisis Management
Finance and Investment
Post on 11 May 2017
The Court of Appeal has decided that a firm of solicitors must pay almost £15,000 for negligently under-settling a client's personal injury claim and found that the lower court had erred in its approach to causation in a professional negligence claim. In confirming the correct legal principles, the...
Disputes
News
The Lawyer Awards 2017 shortlist | Michelmores Law Firm
Post on 10 May 2017
For the second consecutive year, Michelmores has been shortlisted in The Lawyer Awards, under the category of Regional Firm of the Year. The Awards, recognised as the biggest night of the year for the legal profession, are the leading awards initiative within the legal calendar. The Lawyer Awards...
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Post on 10 May 2017
Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) were introduced over 17 years ago by the Limited Liability Partnership Act 2000. An LLP is a body corporate with an entirely separate legal identity to its members, much like a limited liability company which is distinct from its shareholders. However, the tax...
Corporate law
Employment Law
News
Michelmores Property Awards | John Laurence Special Contribution Award
Post on 9 May 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
Events
Real Estate
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Property
Family Law | Divorce Law | The Matrimonial Causes Act 1973
Post on 9 May 2017
When a marriage breaks down, one of the most important areas to be resolved is the future financial arrangements between the parties. The law on this topic is relatively straightforward. As we have often mentioned, section 25 of The Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 remains the starting point for all...
Family Law
News
Post on 8 May 2017
Rob studied History at Cardiff University where he also completed his GDL, before going on to complete the LPC LLM at the University of Law in Bristol. Rob is currently in his first year as a Trainee sitting in the Banking, Restructuring and Insolvency team. What did you do before starting your...
Trainee Blog
Graduate
News
Trees and encroachment | Property Litigation | encroachment law
Post on 8 May 2017
If your property shares a boundary, be it residential or commercial, then overhanging branches can be the source of much strife between otherwise good neighbours. This article addresses some questions the Property Litigation Team are commonly asked. It is, however, best to seek legal advice in each...
Property
Litigation
News

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