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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 Private Client

Welcome to the Spring 2020 Edition of Viewpoint

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

A word of welcome from VWV's Head of Private Client, Michelle Rose, and updates on the team and the wider legal landscape.

Welcome to the Spring 2020 Edition of Viewpoint

Articles & Blogs Private Client

Giving Wisely - What Should Attorneys Consider?

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

In 2018/19, the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) recorded a 55% increase in applications to the Court of Protection (COP) to censure or remove attorneys, with improper gift-making and not acting in the donor's best interest being the two main concerns.

Giving Wisely - What Should Attorneys Consider?

Articles & Blogs Academies & MATs

How to Tackle Harassment and Sexual Harassment at Work

Friday, 28 February 2020

All schools have a duty of care to protect their workers' health and safety. Schools will be legally liable for harassment in the workplace if they have not taken reasonable steps to prevent it.

Sexual Harassment

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Information Law

Welcome to the First Edition of Our Information Law Brief

Monday, 27 January 2020

To celebrate World Data Privacy Day, we're launching our Information Law Brief, containing updates and insights into the latest developments in information and privacy law.

Welcome to the First Edition of Our Information Law Brief

Articles & Blogs Private Client

Welcome to the Autumn 2019 Edition of Viewpoint

Monday, 21 October 2019

A word of welcome from VWV's Head of Private Client, Michelle Rose, and updates on the team and the wider legal landscape...

Welcome to the Autumn 2019 Edition of Viewpoint

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

NHS Resolution

Friday, 13 September 2019

A recent NHS Resolution determination includes helpful confirmation that, if NHS England is satisfied that a partnership which holds a GDS contract has changed composition, it must issue a contract variation to reflect the change.

NHS Resolution

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Precision Medicine Breakthrough for Treatment of Prostate Cancer

Thursday, 20 June 2019

The Institute of Cancer Research has worked on a study for a personalised drug called olaparib to use a patient's genes to delay the growth of prostate cancer amongst men who had not responded to other treatments.

Precision Medicine Breakthrough for Treatment of Prostate Cancer

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Online Pharmacies - What You Need to Know

Thursday, 20 June 2019

The General Pharmaceutical Council has provided strengthened guidance for pharmacy owners when supplying medicines online.

Online Pharmacies - What You Need to Know

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

New AI Council Established on Anniversary of Sector Deal

Thursday, 20 June 2019

On the one year anniversary of the AI Sector Deal, a billion-pound joint government and industry deal under the modern Industrial Strategy, a newly formed AI Council has been established.

New AI Council Established on Anniversary of Sector Deal

Articles & Blogs Employment Public Sector

Public Sector Gender Pay Gap in the Second Year Reveals Insignificant Change

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Recent publications indicate that there is a growing pay gap within the public sector.

Public Sector Gender Pay Gap in the Second Year Reveals Insignificant Change

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing

Buying or Selling a House? Meet Your Local Legal Advisors

Monday, 29 April 2019

Get to know Fiona Baker, Chartered Legal Executive in Watford, and Asia Qureshi, Solicitor in Birmingham in our Conveyancing Q&A.

Buying or Selling a House? Meet Your Local Legal Advisors

Articles & Blogs Divorce & Family Private Client

How Legally Binding Are Pre-Nuptial Agreements?

Monday, 29 April 2019

You could be forgiven for thinking that if two adults make an agreement before getting married, about what would happen if they divorce in the future, they should be held to that agreement. But you would be wrong to do so.

How Legally Binding Are Pre-Nuptial Agreements?

Articles & Blogs Private Client

Would You Like a Robot to Draft Your Will?

Monday, 29 April 2019

Technology is changing the way in which we work and live and, increasingly, the use of artificial intelligence (AI) is impacting the way in which legal services are delivered.

Would You Like a Robot to Draft Your Will?

Articles & Blogs Private Client

Welcome to the Summer 2019 Edition of Viewpoint

Monday, 29 April 2019

Whilst the forecast for Brexit continues to look gloomy and no doubt, further rough winds will shake the darling buds of May, summer beckons, heralding longer days and shorter nights to lighten the step and lift the spirit.


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.