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9 05, 2024

Are you ready? Companies House new powers explained

By |2024-05-09T14:33:55+01:00May 9th, 2024|Services|

Companies House has begun its phased rollout of new powers in order to tackle economic crime. The first set of changes introduced on the 4 March 2024 include: Greater powers to query information and request supporting evidence Stronger checks on company names New rules for registered office addresses - all companies must have an appropriate address at all times and [...]

16 04, 2024

Teacher Stern announces seven senior promotions

By |2024-04-16T16:28:14+01:00April 16th, 2024|Our People|

As part of Teacher Stern’s career growth and recognition of growing senior experience and responsibility, the Firm has made the following promotions. The following Senior Associates have now been promoted to Legal Directors: Amy Bennett-Mitchell Arran Brooker Heledd Jones Luke Turtle The following Associates have now been promoted to Senior Associates: Atousa Jones-Saddighzadeh Elizabeth Parker Kira Lipinski Managing Partner, David [...]

16 04, 2024

#IWD: the women who led the way in law

By |2024-04-16T15:54:44+01:00April 16th, 2024|Our People|

It’s been a century since several trailblazing women changed the legal landscape in the UK, and paved the way for generations to come. In 1919, the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act opened the profession to women.  By 1922, the first women in law were qualifying. Ivy Williams was the first woman to be called to the English bar, followed by Helena Normanton. Two [...]

16 04, 2024

EU AI Act – implications

By |2024-04-16T15:51:05+01:00April 16th, 2024|Commercial|

In March 2024 the EU Parliament adopted the AI Act. Providers and users in the UK will not be directly impacted by it. Having said that, it is likely that AI systems that are used in the UK and the EU will be adapted to meet EU standards to reduce the likelihood of non-compliance. The UK will catch up at [...]

16 04, 2024

AI 0 : 1 DIY

By |2024-04-16T15:47:17+01:00April 16th, 2024|Commercial|

Amazon first introduced its “Just Walk Out” technology in 2016. This allowed Amazon Fresh shoppers to select items, scan a code / their payment card and walk out without going to a cashier.  It turns out that their technology wasn't good enough to do this without recruiting 1,000 staff in India to review camera footage. 70% of transactions required such [...]

17 05, 2023

Teacher Stern is delighted to announce six new senior promotions

By |2023-05-17T15:37:21+01:00May 17th, 2023|Our People|

Congratulations to Ayse Avola, Lee Donoghue, Suzanne Hamer, Michael Kilner, Rebecca Lee and Siobhan Parish on their promotion to Legal Director. As part of Teacher Stern’s career growth and development paths, the Firm has appointed its first six Legal Directors. A recently-launched role which recognises the growing senior experience, responsibility and continued development of Senior Associates within Teacher Stern. Managing [...]

14 03, 2023

Life as a Trainee at Teacher Stern – Part 3

By |2023-03-16T14:36:03+00:00March 14th, 2023|About Us, Our People|

Welcome to the third of our 2023 – Trainee Insight interviews with our current Teacher Stern trainees! In these insights, we will hear first-hand experiences and give you a real flavour of what life is like as a trainee with us. If you are interested in applying for a training contract with Teacher Stern then we recommended you apply for [...]

14 03, 2023

Life as a Trainee at Teacher Stern – Part 2

By |2023-03-16T14:36:48+00:00March 14th, 2023|About Us, Our People|

Welcome to the second of our 2023 – Trainee Insight interviews with our current Teacher Stern trainees! In these insights, we will hear first-hand experiences and give you a real flavour of what life is like as a trainee with us. If you are interested in applying for a training contract with Teacher Stern then we recommended you apply for [...]

8 03, 2023

International Women’s Day – Valeriya Zinchenko

By |2023-03-08T11:54:08+00:00March 8th, 2023|About Us, Our People|

Happy International Women’s Day from everyone at Teacher Stern! Stay tuned for our IWD blog posts which will be shared throughout the month of March featuring some of the many inspiring women at the firm. Up first, meet our first year trainee, Valeriya Zinchenko: 1. Why did you want to pursue a career in law? Honest answer? My dad said [...]

6 03, 2023

Life as a Trainee at Teacher Stern – Part 1

By |2023-03-16T14:37:29+00:00March 6th, 2023|About Us, Our People|

Welcome to the first of our 2023 – Trainee Insight interviews with our current Teacher Stern trainees! In these insights, we will hear first-hand experiences and give you a real flavour of what life is like as a trainee with us. If you are interested in applying for a training contract with Teacher Stern then we recommended you apply for [...]

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