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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 Pharma & Life Sciences

Revolutionary Use of Stems Cells in Rejuvenation Process Shows Exciting New Potential in the Treatment of Human Illness

Tuesday, 07 June 2016

Scientists from the Gladstone Institutes Research Centre in San Francisco have used human skin cells reprogrammed as stem cells to create brain and beating heart cells.


Articles & Blogs Technology & Startups

US to Create World’s Fastest Supercomputer by 2025

Friday, 15 April 2016

China’s Tianhe 2 is the world’s number one supercomputer – but not for long.


Articles & Blogs Healthcare

Healthcare Innovators and Entrepreneurs

Friday, 08 January 2016

In early December we hosted a seminar for innovators, disruptors and entrepreneurs in healthcare which was a fantastic success.

Healthcare Innovators and Entrepreneurs

Aerospace & Defence Articles & Blogs

45 Years - Commercial Developments in the A&D Sector

Friday, 23 October 2015

45 years ago (October 1970) I began my journey in law as a new undergraduate at the Faculty of Law, University College London.


Articles & Blogs Higher Education

Preventing Terrorism - Duties in the Higher Education Sector

Thursday, 01 October 2015

The Prevent Strategy was first introduced by the government in 2007 and was devised to combat all forms of radicalisation.

Preventing Terrorism - Duties in the Higher Education Sector

Articles & Blogs Charities

New Charity Investment Vehicle

Monday, 28 September 2015

Currently many charities invest in common investment funds. These are collective investment funds that may only make their investments available to charities.


Articles & Blogs Further Education

How Does the Prevent Duty Affect Further Education Colleges?

Monday, 07 September 2015

The Prevent Strategy, devised to combat all forms of radicalisation, was first introduced in 2007.


Articles & Blogs Family Business

6 Top Tips for Family Business Succession Planning

Wednesday, 02 September 2015

One of the many benefits of being part of the family business community is sharing experience and ideas with like-minded people.


Articles & Blogs Private Client

Private Wealth - New Dawn in European Succession

Monday, 17 August 2015

It seems somehow fitting that on 17 August, when much of Europe is en vacances, is the day that the EU Succession Regulation comes into force.


Articles & Blogs Commercial Property

Clive Read Gives His Views on the Property Market

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

New real estate partner at VWV talks about the property market, his career and his recent move to VWV.


Academies & MATs Articles & Blogs

The Education and Adoption Bill

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

The legislation behind the concept of 'coasting' schools is making rapid progress through Parliament.


Articles & Blogs Independent Schools

Charity Law reform - the Law Commission's Consultation on Technical Issues

Monday, 29 June 2015

The Law Commission is consulting on proposals to reform various aspects of charity law.


Articles & Blogs Personal Injury

Holiday Accident or Injury? Did you know you might be able to make a claim?

Wednesday, 03 August 2016

Accidents and injury on holiday are difficult enough to cope with in this country, but what if they happen abroad?


Articles & Blogs Corporate

Court of Appeal Allow Oral Variation to Contract Despite Contract Wording

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Globe Motors Inc v TRW Lucas Variety Electric Steering Ltd,


Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

One Million Signatures in Favour of Pharmacy Just the Beginning, According to NPA

Friday, 20 May 2016

The National Pharmacy Association's campaign to argue against the government's proposed 6% cuts to pharmacy funding this year is just beginning, Stephen Fishwick, the NPA Head of Communications, has said.