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New partner promotions 2018

We are delighted to announce that Tim Copplestone (Bristol); Bethan Evans (Cardiff); Natalie Read (Bristol); and Fiona Rendell (Birmingham), have all been promoted to partner. The promotions follow continued growth at Clarke Willmott, which has also seen the recent relocation to new offices in London and Manchester to support this...

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TJ Hughes pays damages to Fred Perry for selling fake polo shirts

Lewis’ Home Retail Limited t/a TJ Hughes has had to pay damages to iconic English fashion brand Fred Perry after the North West based retailer was caught selling fake polo shirts on its website and via its retail stores. Counterfeit polo shirts bearing the words Fred Perry and the brand’s...

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Clarke Willmott confirms its commitment to Somerset community

We are delighted to confirm our ongoing commitment to supporting grassroots Somerset community groups and projects. Clarke Willmott, which was originally established in Taunton and has an office in the town, provides support for a variety of local groups and individuals in Somerset, including the Wedmore junior football team which...

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Clarke Willmott and Gloucestershire County Cricket Club agree new sponsorship package for 2018 season

Clarke Willmott and Gloucestershire County Cricket Club have agreed a new sponsorship package covering the 2018 season. The deal extends a relationship that began in 2009. This year’s deal will see Clarke Willmott’s logo continue to appear on the back of the Royal London One-Day Cup team’s playing shirts. As...

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Social Housing Case Bulletin – May 2018

Clarke Willmott LLP’s Social Housing Team are delighted to provide you with our May 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 and we...

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Serious Injury and Clinical Negligence Newsletter – June 2018

We are pleased to present the June 2018 edition of our serious injury & clinical negligence newsletter from the Clarke Willmott claims team. Highlights from Clarke Willmott’s Amputation Training Day 2018 Amputation and Co-existing medical problems including multiple limb loss. View our two videos of discussions and feedback from some of...

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Employment Matters – May 2018

May 2018 edition Hello again from Clarke Willmott LLP’s Employment & HR team and welcome to the May 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...

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Wealth Health and Inheritance Briefing – May 2018

Welcome to the May 2018 issue of WHIB In this edition we look at the stamp duty land tax advantages of buying a building plot compared to a plot with a dwelling already on it. Our inheritance tax experts look at anomalies in IHT affecting businesses and farms (as highlighted...

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Best interests conundrums for orphaned step-children

Scriptwriters on the popular and long-running radio soap The Archers have been praised by a leading family lawyer for continuing to bring listeners’ attention to aspects of modern family life that remain widely neglected in terms of forward planning. In focus at the moment is the fall-out following the death...

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Homes England tender success for Clarke Willmott

Clarke Willmott has been appointed to the £30m legal panel of Homes England, formerly known as the Homes and Communities Agency. It is one of thirteen firms have been appointed to the government housing investment authority’s panel, with firms allocated into two lots. Clarke Willmott has been appointed for real...

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