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13 12, 2019

Corona completes Business by Technology acquisition

By |2019-12-13T13:24:25+00:00December 13th, 2019|Commercial, Corporate|

Teacher Stern have assisted Corona Corporate Solutions with its recent acquisition of the Business by Technology Group. BBT have been supplying hardware and document base software solutions nationwide from their offices in Coventry, Manchester and East Anglia for over 20 years, adding to Corona’s current presence and offering in East Anglia. Teacher Stern have advised Corona on its acquisition programme [...]

9 12, 2019

UKJT Issues Legal Statement on Cryptoassets & Smart Contracts in England & Wales

By |2019-12-09T16:23:03+00:00December 9th, 2019|Commercial, Services, Technology, Media & Telecoms|

The UK Jurisdiction Taskforce (“UKJT”) is one of six taskforces that make up the LawTech Delivery Panel established by the UK government, the judiciary and the Law Society of England and Wales as a collaborative discussion forum to promote the use of technology in the UK’s legal sector. In May 2019 the UKJT issued a public consultation seeking to identify [...]

7 11, 2019

Have you got a shared appreciation mortgage and want a fairer deal?

By |2019-11-07T16:09:08+00:00November 7th, 2019|About Us|

Borrowers who took out shared appreciation mortgages with Barclays or Bank of Scotland in the 1990s have a limited amount of time to challenge the validity of their mortgage. Teacher Stern, a law firm specialising in securing redress for customers who’ve been treated unfairly by banks and financial services companies, is acting on behalf of Barclays and Bank of Scotland [...]

5 09, 2019

Letters of Intent and unexpected Building Contracts

By |2019-09-23T11:33:19+00:00September 5th, 2019|Construction, Dispute Resolution|

In construction projects parties often require time to agree to terms of a finalised building contract. A standard building contract, especially the JCT version, can be lengthy and substantial, requiring attention and negotiation before the parties can agree terms. At the same time, employers must juggle their requirement to ensure terms provide sufficient protection against commencing works on site. It [...]

12 06, 2019

Suing solicitors for failing to sue solicitors

By |2019-09-23T11:33:19+00:00June 12th, 2019|Dispute Resolution|

Pursuing a claim for loss of chance will mean a number of factors will be taken into account in order to assess that loss of chance. Many questions have to be asked without forensically investigating the underlying facts themselves. Take Theirry Henry’s handball incident which the referee failed to detect leading to France qualifying for the 2010 FIFA World Cup [...]

3 06, 2019

Appealing a Planning Decision

By |2019-09-23T11:33:28+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Dispute Resolution|

With planning issues becoming more important and contentious with increasing population sizes and limited spaces on which to build, planning appeals appear to be rising. The framework for the appeal process can take a number of forms but primarily a district council will empower a planning officer to make delegated decisions which can be appealed to a district council’s planning [...]

24 05, 2019

Recovering debts and considering alternative dispute resolution

By |2019-09-23T11:33:28+00:00May 24th, 2019|Dispute Resolution|

Businesses which are seeking to recover debts must comply with the Civil Procedure Rules when undertaking recovery actions. Namely, the Practice Direction for Pre-Action Conduct and the Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims apply; the latter in circumstances in which the debtor is a sole trader only. The objective for these protocols is to enable businesses to understand one another’s position [...]

1 05, 2019

New Partners at Teacher Stern

By |2019-09-23T11:33:28+00:00May 1st, 2019|Services|

We are delighted to announce that Nazia Hussain and Michael Reiner will become partners today. Nazia Hussain joined the firm in 2008 and throughout that time has strengthened her technical skills and built very strong client relationships as well as supporting the business development initiatives within the Property Litigation team. We are delighted that she will be joining the partnership [...]

8 04, 2019

More Rules About Documents

By |2019-09-23T11:33:28+00:00April 8th, 2019|Dispute Resolution|

No doubt you have heard enough about the new GDPR rules to abide by, as well as the updates you need to make to your internal policies and procedures to be compliant. We hope, by now, that you have completed that task and that those changes have been smoothly incorporated into your daily routine. Unfortunately, a new wrinkle has arisen [...]

21 03, 2019

Teacher Stern Partner Appointed as Deputy District Judge

By |2019-03-21T11:14:55+00:00March 21st, 2019|Services|

Partner Samuel Rippon has been appointed as a Deputy District Judge by the Lord Chief Justice. The role involves a wide jurisdiction which is the same as that of a full-time district judge, but requires sitting in the county courts and district registries of the High Court for up to 30 days a year. Managing Partner David Salisbury said, “This [...]

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