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Our final BM LIfe Stages report 'Future-proofing your Legacy' focuses on how people save for their future, plan to retire and hand over control of their assets and business. Planning... Read More

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27 February - Rachel Giles

We often discuss interesting and unusual points within our team, and recently a member of the team raised a query about adultery, defined in the dictionary as 'voluntary sexual intercourse... Read More

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26 February - Marian Harris-Deans

As Brexit draws closer and the noise of nervous speculation grows louder local authorities will welcome clear advice regarding the effect of leaving the EU, especially in a no-deal scenario.... Read More

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26 February - Cathrine Bryant

In our previous post on this subject following the Autumn 2018 Budget, we considered the changes to the qualification criteria which must be met so that individuals can benefit from... Read More

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26 February - Natalie Powers

We examine the implications for liquidators in the Court of Appeal decision in Bresco  Electrical Services Ltd v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Ltd [2019] EWCA CIV 27. Under the Housing... Read More

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25 February - Heather Welham

A springboard injunction is an order granted by the Court which prevents, for example, a former employee from gaining a head start by using his/her former employer's confidential information or... Read More

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25 February - Paul Caldicott

The total number of individual insolvencies increased in the first and second quarters of 2018, reaching the highest level since 2012. Individual Voluntary Arrangements ("IVA") comprised the majority of individual... Read More

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22 February - Mark Scott

In a move likely to impact anyone involved in the private rental sector, Parliament has enacted a bill known as the Tenant Fees Act 2019 which marks the end of... Read More

case studies

22 February - Heather Welham

The Court of Appeal decision in Egon Zehnder Ltd v Tillman [2018] placed doubt on whether it was possible for parts of a single covenant to be deleted without changing... Read More

case studies

19 February - Michael Colledge

A Court of Appeal case in January 2019 has provided a useful analysis on using SAAMCO to distinguish between 'advice' and 'information' cases involving financial professional negligence. SAAMCO is commonly... Read More

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18 February - Elizabeth Dennis

The UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) is currently reaching out to trade mark owners to warn them of a private company seeking substantial payment for the renewal of their... Read More

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Our Brexit guide outlines some of the key areas that you may wish to consider and take action on now to take advantage of the autonomy that the UK will... Read More