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Browse our law brief articles and blogs, aimed at addressing the practical implications of the latest legal developments affecting you and your organisation.

Articles & Blogs Higher Education

Safeguarding in Sports Clubs - The Implications for HEIs

Monday, 18 March 2019

Safeguarding in sport has become an increasingly prominent issue following the recent high profile prosecution of coaches in a range of disciplines for historic sexual offences.

Safeguarding in Sports Clubs - The Implications for HEIs

Articles & Blogs Higher Education

Universities Warned Against Sharp Rise in Unconditional Offers

Monday, 18 March 2019

The Office for Students has issued another warning to the HE sector in England, this time in relation to a sharp rise in the number of unconditional offers being made to prospective students.

Universities Warned Against Sharp Rise in Unconditional Offers

Articles & Blogs Higher Education

Universities - Too Big to Fail?

Monday, 18 March 2019

The university sector has high debts and faces increasing commercial pressure, potential falls in student numbers and a possible reduction in tuition fees. At the same time, it seems that government bail outs will end.

Universities - 'Too Big to Fail'?

Articles & Blogs Employment

Uber's Contractual Arrangements Deemed "Convoluted, Complex and Artificial"

Friday, 21 December 2018

It's third time unlucky for Uber, as the Court of Appeal hold that their drivers have worker status.


Articles & Blogs Family Business

A V-Sign from the Christmas Goose - Lessons for Family Businesses

Thursday, 13 December 2018

A flock of geese flying in their distinctive V formation is a fine sight on a cold day. Have you ever wondered why they fly in that V-shape?

A V-Sign from the Christmas Goose - Lessons for Family Businesses

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing

Buying or Selling a House? Meet Your Local Solicitors

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Christina Le Riche, Senior Associate in London, and Margrielle Blake, Associate in Henleaze, Bristol, answer our questions.


Articles & Blogs Private Client

Attorney's Roles and Responsibilities - Where to Start?

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Most people are aware that there are two types of Lasting Power of Attorney (LPAs), a Property and Finance LPA and a Health and Welfare LPA.

Attorney's Roles and Responsibilities - Where to Start?

Articles & Blogs Private Client

Inheritance Tax - Is Radical Reform on the Horizon?

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Inheritance tax is widely considered to be the most difficult and complex area of tax, both for the general public and for professional advisers.

Inheritance Tax - Is Radical Reform on the Horizon?

Articles & Blogs Private Client

Lasting Powers of Attorney - What Safeguards Should You Consider?

Tuesday, 07 August 2018

The benefits of putting a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) in place are compelling. Without one, there will be no one invested with the formal legal authority to help you if you become unable to manage your own matters.

Lasting Power of Attorney

Articles & Blogs Employment

Misuse of Confidential Information - How Can You Protect Your Business?

Friday, 27 July 2018

What are the steps businesses should take to effectively reduce the risk of employees misusing confidential information?

Misuse of Confidential Information

Articles & Blogs Charities Independent Schools

Schools that Work for Everyone - What Impact on Independent Schools?

Monday, 11 June 2018

Consultation on the green paper closed in December 2016. It wasn't until May 2018 that the government published its response. How is the independent schools sector affected?

Schools that Work for Everyone - Key Consultation Outcomes for Independent Schools

Articles & Blogs Employment

Addison Lee Couriers Considered 'Workers' under the Working Time Regulations and Entitled to Holiday Pay

Friday, 25 May 2018

In Addison Lee Ltd v Gascoigne, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has upheld the decision of the Central London Employment Tribunal that Addison Lee cycle couriers are entitled to holiday pay.

Addison Lee Couriers Considered 'Workers' under the Working Time Regulations and Entitled to Holiday Pay

Articles & Blogs

Carphone Warehouse Fined £400,000 by the ICO

Thursday, 15 February 2018

Carphone Warehouse Fined £400,000 by the ICO After Serious Failures Placed Customer and Employee Data at Risk

Carphone Warehouse Fined £400,000 by the ICO

Articles & Blogs

The Data Protection Bill Updated

Thursday, 15 February 2018

The Data Protection Bill (DPB) was updated on 18 January 2018 following its third reading in the House of Lords.

The Data Protection Bill Updated