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Four promoted at our Taunton office

Congratulations to Sarah, Irene, Polly, and James In response to growing demand for our services and a return of confidence in the economy, we are delighted to announce four promotions at our Taunton office. In the Commercial Property team, Sarah Manley has been promoted to Senior Associate. Sarah specialises in...

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Serious Injury and Clinical Negligence Newsletter – August 2018

We are pleased to present the August 2018 edition of our serious injury & clinical negligence newsletter from the Clarke Willmott claims team. Worrying statistics about unexpected deaths in hospitals across the Black Country What is the problem in Black Country Hospitals? Marguarita Tyne, a clinical negligence expert at Clarke Willmott,...

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Is your business protected?

Do you have your Right to Work in the UK checks under control? FAQs and common mistakes. The key first step before any new employee starts work for you is to satisfy yourself that they have the permission to work in the UK. If you complete valid checks and keep...

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Lifting Mitsubishi’s case to the next level

Mitsubishi Shoji Kaisha Ltd and Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift Europe v Duma Forklifts NV and G.S. International BVBA Judgment: 25 July 2018 The second chamber of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has issued a controversial preliminary ruling that a trade mark owner is entitled to oppose the removal of its...

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Social Housing Newsletter – Summer 2018

Review of fire safety guidelines announced Following recommendations made by Dame Judith Hackitt, the government has now clarified building regulations fire safety guidance, and has launched a consultation seeking views on the revisions. James Brokenshire, the Secretary of State for Communities, has also said he will launch a full-scale review...

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Clarke Willmott to sponsor Somerset Business Awards 2018

Clarke Willmott will be sponsoring the Charity of the Year award for the 5th consecutive year at the prestigious Somerset Business Awards. Kate Gardner, Employment Partner and Head of the Taunton office commented, “As sponsors of The Charity of the Year Award, we would encourage as many charities as possible...

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Clarke Willmott to hold charity clay shoot

Sponsored by Guy Salmon Bristol We are delighted to announce that Clarke Willmott will be holding a charity clay shoot for clients in support of their chosen charities, Pancreatic Cancer UK and SAVES (Somerset Accident Voluntary Emergency Service). The event is sponsored by the Jaguar Land Rover dealership Guy Salmon...

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Clarke Willmott celebrates its support of Envision

The Community Apprentice programme Members of staff from our Bristol office have been celebrating their role in volunteering with Envision and students from St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School in an innovative programme designed to enrich education for young people that develops the skills employers are looking for. The Community...

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Field Talk – Summer 2018

Welcome to the Summer edition of our Agricultural Law Briefing In May, I had the pleasure of attending The Presidents Lunch at the Devon County Show and the honour of speaking at the CLA Breakfast at the Royal Bath & West Show. Both shows are calendar highlights in the South West and Clarke Willmott has a proud heritage of...

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Wealth Health and Inheritance Briefing – July 2018

Welcome to the July edition of the Wealth, Health and Inheritance briefing The summer has got off to a surprising start with a heatwave and an uplifting World Cup campaign so I hope that this issue finds all our readers in good spirits. In this edition our specialists examine the...

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