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In the media spotlight: Mini-bonds

Mini-bonds have flooded the markets in recent years Mini-bonds have flooded the markets in recent years. Prospective investors might, once again, be pausing for thought after London Capital & Finance PLC entered administration on 30 January 2019 and its 14,000 investors were left in limbo. In a recent BBC Radio...

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Employment Matters – February 2019

February 2019 edition Hello again from Clarke Willmott LLP’s Employment & HR team and welcome to the February 2019 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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Social Housing Case Bulletin – February 2019

February 2019 case law update Clarke Willmott’s Social Housing Team are delighted to provide you with our February 2019 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...

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Field Talk – Winter 2019

Welcome to the Winter 2019 edition of our Agricultural Law Briefing 2018 was undoubtedly a year dominated by the uncertainties of Brexit and 2019 kicks off in a similar vein. Yet despite the apprehension, our agricultural team had much to celebrate last year. We were re-appointed as NFU panel solicitors...

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Back of the net success for charity quiz night

Our Birmingham office raised almost £3,000 for the Geoff Horsfield Foundation Our Birmingham office has raised almost £3,000 at its annual charity quiz night for the city’s Geoff Horsfield Foundation that helps to provide homes for people left behind by society or in need of outside help. The quiz, organised by...

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Our Bristol office raises £42k for anti-slavery charity Unseen

Resulting in over 400 victims receiving advice and support  Unseen UK, the Bristol based anti-slavery charity are £42,000 better off thanks to our fundraising activities and support. Who are Unseen UK? Unseen works tirelessly towards a world without slavery. They support survivors and vulnerable people through specialist services, helping them...

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Company assets on divorce

A case update In the recent case of Martin v Martin [2018] EWCA Civ 2866, [2019] All ER (D) 08 (Jan), the Court of Appeal has reiterated guidance as to the approach to be taken when valuing shares in a private company for the purpose of dividing assets on divorce....

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No deal Brexit and the potential impact on divorce

UK-granted divorces possibly “not recognised” in 15 EU countries Divorcing couples could find themselves in the awkward position of still being legally married in at least 15 EU countries if the UK crashes out of Europe with no deal. That’s according to family law organisation Resolution which has written to...

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Happy Chinese New Year 2019

2019 Year of the Pig

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Social Housing Newsletter – Winter 2019

Welcome to our first newsletter of 2019 In this issue we look at the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act which comes into force in just a few weeks time, as well as Brexit clauses in construction contracts, how dynamic purchasing systems inter-relate with s.20 consultation, the impact of a...

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