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26 09, 2018

New Data Protection Laws – The Common Misconceptions

By | September 26th, 2018|Commercial, Corporate, Hotels, Leisure & Retail, Human Resources & Recruitment|

It has been nearly 3 months since Europe entered a new age of data protection. Change, on a scale as comprehensive as this, has created a lot of confusion. The old regime (dating back to 1998 in the UK, before Facebook was even invented) was long outdated and no longer fit for purpose; now replaced by much stricter rules with [...]

17 09, 2018

Energy Act 2011: Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards Regulations 2015 (MEES) and the Impact on Landlords

By | September 17th, 2018|Real Estate, Real Estate|

New energy efficiency regulations are in place that may prevent a landlord renting out a building with an energy efficiency rating of F or G. Introduction From 1 April 2018, both residential and commercial landlords have had to ensure that their properties meet the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards Regulations 2015 (MEES). If a landlord holds an EPC showing an energy [...]

13 09, 2018

Claims Against SIPP Providers

By | September 13th, 2018|Dispute Resolution, Finance, Private Client|

Over 1 million investors have chosen to invest their pensions via a SIPP and the sums currently held in SIPPS runs into billions of pounds. Inevitably, with such enormous sums involved, the advice on investing in SIPPs and the performance of the SIPP providers themselves has become an increasingly important area which is being scrutinised by disgruntled investors. If a [...]

7 09, 2018

Can A Company In Liquidation Commence Adjudication Proceedings In Respect Of Sums Due Under A Construction Contract?

By | September 7th, 2018|Construction, Dispute Resolution, Real Estate|

The liquidation of developers, contractors and sub-contractors are a regular occurrence in both large and small scale construction projects, with the insolvent company often left with claims against other firms involved in the development.  The right to adjudicate and then make use of the summary judgment route to enforce the adjudicator’s decision has long been the most powerful tool at [...]

7 09, 2018

Sleeping On The Job

By | September 7th, 2018|Employment, Human Resources & Recruitment|

The Court of Appeal has held that care workers who sleep-in, are not entitled to the national minimum wage under the National Minimum Wage Act 2015 (NMWR 2015) for the time during which they are asleep. This is very good news for the care home sector who would have then been facing claims of several hundreds of millions of pounds in [...]

20 08, 2018

Teacher Stern Act For Shareholders Of Genius Sports Group In Acquisition by Apax Partners

By | August 20th, 2018|Commercial, Corporate, Gaming|

Martine Nathan, George Stead, Andrew Hughes and others were delighted to act for the shareholders of the Genius Sports Group in agreeing the terms on which private equity firm Apax Partners will acquire the Genius Sports Group. Founded in 2000 Genius Sports is a leading global player in sports data, insights and media distribution. Providing technology to more than 150 [...]

17 07, 2018

Brexit Legal Update 2 – European Nationals Living in the UK: Latest Government Guidance

By | July 17th, 2018|Immigration|

In a document entitled “Statement of Intent” the Home Office has published further details about the scheme it intends to put in place for European nationals and their family members (living in the UK) in the lead up to Brexit, including draft Immigration Rules that set out in detail what the scheme will look like (the Draft Rules). It means we [...]

16 07, 2018

Team TS Take On The Three Peaks Challenge

By | July 16th, 2018|About Us|

On 4th August 2018 our intrepid team of walkers will be taking on not 1 peak, not 2 peaks, but 3 PEAKS in just 24 hours in support of our nominated charity Grief Encounter. This amazing charity supports bereaved children and their families to help alleviate the pain caused by the death of someone close. Their services are free as they are funded through [...]

1 06, 2018

Contentious Construction Legal Update: Rock and Roll With It In Writing

By | June 1st, 2018|Construction, Dispute Resolution, Services|

Christopher Philpot, Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution & Contentious Construction Team at Teacher Stern LLP considers the recent decision of the Supreme Court in Rock Advertising Limited v MWB Business Exchange Centres Limited and the potential impact on parties who verbally agree variations to contract works in circumstances where the contract contains a clause prohibiting oral modification. No Oral [...]

10 05, 2018

Contentious Construction Legal Update: Enforcing Adjudication Awards

By | May 10th, 2018|Construction, Dispute Resolution|

A recent decision in the TCC has established an additional ground to stay enforcement of an adjudicator’s award which, in certain circumstances, could make enforcing an adjudicator’s award more challenging. Case Background Fraser J in Gosvenor London Limited v Aygun Aluminium UK Limited  identified a new ground for a party to rely on to stay enforcement of an adjudication award. [...]

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