Education Law | Education Act 1996 | Schools and politics
Post on 24 May 2017
Elections definitely carry a lot of risk for political parties. Schools too need to be aware of their duties when it comes to politics. Under s.406 of the Education Act 1996, the pursuit of partisan political activities or promotion of partisan political views are forbidden for maintained schools....
Education
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Family law | Divorce | Separation | Court
Post on 24 May 2017
One of the most frequently asked questions which our busy family law team receive is whether or not it will be necessary for a case to go to court. It is entirely understandable that this should be a concern to most people. The very idea of having to go to court, face a former partner and discuss...
Family Law
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Post on 22 May 2017
Recently the High Court delivered a landmark judgement in the case of R (on the application of Zipporah Lisle-Mainwaring) v (1) Isleworth Crown Court (2) Kensington & Chelsea Royal London Borough Council. This case ruled that notices under s215 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 should...
Real Estate
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Post on 19 May 2017
Michelmores' Corporate and Commercial teams have supported the in-house legal team at market leading end-to-end retail partner PRS, in negotiating a master franchise agreement under which PRS takes on the operation of one of the largest global consumer brand’s retail stores across the UK. PRS, part...
Corporate law
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Technology
Intellectual Property
Michelmores Property Awards | Public Project of the Year
Post on 17 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-...
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Property
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...
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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
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Disputes
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
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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
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