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18 09, 2017

Tough Mudder 2017

By | September 18th, 2017|About Us|

On a chilly Saturday morning (16th September 2017), as the sun was beginning to rise, our brave team made their way to Faygate, after months of intense physical and mental preparation, to take part in what has been described as "probably the toughest event on the planet"! They battled their way through litres of grade A mud, ice, electric shocks [...]

6 09, 2017

Teacher Stern Take to the Mud at Tough Mudder South 2017

By | September 6th, 2017|About Us|

Only 10 days to go until our Tough Teacher Stern Team hit the mud in Tough Mudder South 2017. Tough Mudder is an endurance event series where participants attempt a 10-12 mile long obstacle course, a lot of it through mud, ice, electric fences and other stupidly challenging obstacles!! All of this madness is to raise much needed funds for our [...]

4 09, 2017

Partner Philip Rubens comments on “Courtly Competition” in The Economist

By | September 4th, 2017|Dispute Resolution, Services|

LOFTILY as they may disdain the profit motive, Britain’s judges are, on a national level, money-spinners. English law is often specified as the one under which commercial contracts are to be interpreted and enforced. And disputes often end up being heard in British courts. But, like any business, the law is competitive, and other jurisdictions want to snatch a share [...]

22 08, 2017

Breakfast Seminar: Practical Steps To Be Ready For The GDPR

By | August 22nd, 2017|Services|

When: Thursday 28th September 2017 8:00am arrival for a 8:30am start Where: Teacher Stern Offices, 37 - 41 Bedford Row, London, WC1R 4JH What: With less than a year to go before the GDPR becomes enforceable, all businesses, if they haven’t done so already, need to start taking the GDPR seriously. In this seminar we will discuss the steps that [...]

1 08, 2017

High Court reinforces specialist function of Central London County Court TCC

By | August 1st, 2017|Construction, Dispute Resolution, Services|

Following an emphatic victory for our Claimant client in the Technology and Construction Division of Central London County Court, the Defendant tried to appeal,  challenging almost every finding of fact. In the High Court Kerr J dismissed the application for permission to appeal, referring by analogy to the Court of Appeal’s unwillingness to investigate findings of fact made by the [...]

25 07, 2017

Practical Steps To Be Ready For The GDPR

By | July 25th, 2017|Commercial, Corporate, Hotels, Leisure & Retail, Human Resources & Recruitment, Real Estate, Technology, Media & Telecoms|

With less than a year to go before the GDPR becomes enforceable, all businesses, if they haven’t done so already, need to start taking the GDPR seriously. The increased levels of potential fines have hit the headlines, but the GDPR is about much more than that. It’s about bringing data protection to the forefront of a business’ structure and culture [...]

17 07, 2017

Teacher Stern Dragons: They Came, They Saw, They Rowed!

By | July 17th, 2017|About Us|

Once again this Sunday (16th July 2017) the Teacher Stern Dragons hit the water in Kingston and did us all proud with their efforts! As well as coming back in one piece the Teacher Stern Dragons have also raised over £1,500 for our brilliant nominated charity Grief Encounter. We're very proud of all those who took part and would like to say [...]

11 07, 2017

Kingston Dragon Boat Race 2017!

By | July 11th, 2017|About Us|

Teacher Stern are once again hitting the waters and this year commandeering a boat on behalf of our nominated firm charity Grief Encounter in the Kingston Dragon Boat Race on Sunday 16th July 2017. Up to 60 teams will battle it out on the river for a chance to be in the coveted six-boat final, all in aid of charity. [...]

11 07, 2017

Employment Case Law Update: Defining “public interest” in whistleblowing claims

By | July 11th, 2017|Employment, Human Resources & Recruitment, Recent Transactions|

The Court of Appeal’s judgment in Chesterton Global Limited & Another v Mohamed Nurmohamed was handed down late yesterday. This is an immensely important judgment in the field of employment law and whistleblowing, in that it defines what the public interest is for the purposes of whistleblowing claims. Public Concern at Work (PcAW) intervened in the Court Appeal proceedings, reinforcing [...]

29 06, 2017

Lawyers to target banks on shared appreciation mortgage borrowers

By | June 29th, 2017|About Us, Dispute Resolution|

Thousands of borrowers who took out shared appreciation mortgages with Bank of Scotland or Barclays in the 1990s are being urged by a law firm to join a new legal battle against the banks. The law firm, Teacher Stern, has spent more than a year tracking down borrowers who took the loans and This is Money can reveal that they [...]

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