Notices to quit | Agricultural Law
Post on 13 Dec 2016
The recent High Court decision in Stodday Land Limited and Ripway Properties Ltd v William Marsland Pye [2016] is a timely reminder that great care must be taken with both the statutory and common law requirements for notices to quit. The Stodday Case This case concerned an oral tenancy of some 18...
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Cyberbullying | Education Law
Post on 13 Dec 2016
The wide use of social media has inevitably led to an increase in cyberbullying. A Government report suggested that 21% of teachers have been victims of online bullying, with perpetrators being both pupils and parents. How can the school prevent incidents? It is really important to ensure that...
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Meet the Trainee – Harry Cousens | Graduate Recruitment
Post on 13 Dec 2016
Harry studied Geography at the University of Exeter before going on to complete the GDL at BPP (Waterloo) and the LPC at the University of Law in London. Harry is currently in his first year as a trainee sitting in the South West Transactional Real Estate team. What did you do before starting your...
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Christmas | Children Law | Family Law | Divorce Law
Post on 13 Dec 2016
Christmas is just a week away...and everyone is getting into the festive spirit. For some, however, Christmas cannot live up to the expectations which we are led to believe are an essential part of normal family life. This is particularly a dilemma for parents and children in separated families -...
Family Law
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Listed Buildings | EPC | MEES | Agricultural Law
Post on 12 Dec 2016
The requirements to provide an energy performance certificate ('EPC') on the sale or letting of a property and the requirement to commission an EPC before a property is marketed are well known. In addition to these requirements, minimum level of energy efficiency standards ("MEES") will come into...
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Head to Head with Martyn Boxall of Exeter Children’s Federation
Post on 11 Dec 2016
Your current title / role: I am the Executive Headteacher of Exeter Children’s Federation. Brief career background:  I moved to Devon 25 years ago to begin my teaching career at Shaldon Primary School. Since then I have worked in a number of schools across Devon and for the past 14 years I have...
Education
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Post on 9 Dec 2016
The courts are inclined to enforce adjudicators' decisions if they can.  Good grounds for not ordering enforcement are few and well-defined.  One of these, derived from the fact that the process results in an interim remedy, is that the receiving party's financial state means that there is a...
Construction
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Michelmores | Emerging Markets | Energy & Renewables | Sierra Leone
Post on 9 Dec 2016
Michelmores has advised Sunbird Bioenergy ("Sunbird") on the transfer of 75.1% ownership of Addax Bioenergy (SL) Limited ("Addax") from AOG to a group of investors led by Sunbird (the "Sunbird Group"). AOG, a global investment group, is keeping a minority interest of 24.9% as a mark of its...
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Post on 9 Dec 2016
During November 2016 the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), in partnership with Ofgem, published its open consultation call for evidence 'a smart, flexible energy system'. It is clear that the intention is to create a system that allows for disruptive innovation. The...
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Agricultural Law | Public rights of way
Post on 8 Dec 2016
Land owners with public rights of way crossing their land should be aware of the duties and restrictions which apply in relation to these rights. Access Landowners must allow free access to the right of way and must not obstruct it by erecting fences, padlocked gates or barbed wire etc. They are...
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