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Wealth Health and Inheritance Briefing – Spring 2018

Welcome to the Spring 2018 issue of WHIB. Recent data breaches have highlighted the requirement for businesses to protect their clients’ data, so in this issue we look at what your organisation needs to do to be ready for the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations next month. We...

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Home Office new online visa application services: via Access UK

The Home Office has confirmed that Access UK is now available to Tier 2 applicants and points based system dependents. This is a new digital application alternative for applicants in the UK and worldwide, replacing paper forms. The Home Office say that the new service will enable workers and their...

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Just a prank? The legal consequences of hacking

Online pranks can carry serious consequences. When a journalist asked Kemi Badenoch M.P., “What’s the naughtiest thing you’ve ever done?” they probably were not expecting her to confess to a crime. However, when she admitted that “about ten years ago” she hacked into a Labour MP’s website and “changed all...

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Disruptive Asset Finance – Spring 2018

Welcome to the Spring 2018 edition of Disruptive Asset Finance. This edition sets out some key points when considering contractual terms when it comes to consumer protections and unfair terms. Perhaps now Spring has arrived it is time for a document “spring clean” and give those old terms a health...

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Clarke Willmott’s Debt Recovery team shortlisted for prestigious credit award

Our specialist team of debt recovery lawyers have been named as finalists at a prestigious award ceremony honouring the best in the credit industry. The team are shortlisted in the category for Law Firm of the Year at the annual Credit Awards organised by Credit Strategy, the information service for...

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Intellectual Property Bulletin – Spring 2018

Welcome to Clarke Willmott’s Spring 2018 Intellectual Property Bulletin. Intellectual Property Where can you sue for infringement of an EU trade mark? The Court of Appeal recently decided to seek further clarification from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) about whether or not the Courts of England...

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IP rights post Brexit – what do we know so far?

The UK is set to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019. With less than a year to go, the clock is ticking. There has been uncertainty and much speculation as to the arrangements for the protection of IP rights and, in particular, the implications for European Union Trade...

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Social Housing Case Bulletin – March 2018

Clarke Willmott LLP’s social housing team are delighted to provide you with our March 2018 case law update which includes cases within the last month from the higher jurisdiction courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the affordable housing sector. We trust that this update will be helpful...

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Employment Matters – March 2018

Hello again from Clarke Willmott LLP’s Employment & HR team and welcome to the March 2018 edition of Employment Matters. For further information on any of the topics in this month’s Employment Matters, please contact a member of the employment & HR team. As ever, we welcome your feedback and...

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Clarke Willmott planning team places well on law survey

Our Planning Team has been named number six on a prestigious list of the highest rated planning law firms for 2018. The Planning Law Survey 2018 is an in-depth report showing the law firms and solicitors ranked highest by the consultants, developers and officers that use their services. Clarke Willmott...

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