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24 02, 2021

Consumer Credit Act applies to settlements by “Tomlin” order

By |2021-02-24T12:12:09+00:00February 24th, 2021|Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Finance, Services|

Consumer Credit Act applies to settlements by “Tomlin” order – CFL Finance Ltd v Gertner On 23 February 2021 the Court of Appeal handed down its judgement in CFL Finance Ltd v Gertner [2021] EWCA Civ 228, confirming that the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (CCA) can apply to settlement agreements appended to “Tomlin” orders and that deferment of a debt [...]

13 01, 2021

Teacher Stern acts in security transaction

By |2021-01-13T14:34:03+00:00January 13th, 2021|Commercial, Corporate, Recent Transactions|

Teacher Stern acts in security transaction Teacher Stern commercial partner Claire Rollo, and Peter Levinger acted on a recent transaction, advising the shareholders of Cougar Monitoring Limited in their sale to security system supplier Kings Secure Technologies (KST). Claire Rollo said of the deal, “Cougar Monitoring have been a client of ours for over 10 years, and with this relationship [...]

12 01, 2021

What does the Brexit deal mean for personal data transfers?

By |2021-01-12T15:37:50+00:00January 12th, 2021|Commercial, Services, Technology, Media & Telecoms|

The UK has now reached a Brexit deal: what does this mean for personal data transfers? Data transfers between the UK and the European Economic Area (EEA) The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement reached on 24 December 2020 included a temporary solution enabling the on-going free flow of personal data between the EU and the UK. From the 1 January [...]

17 12, 2020

Future Fund Scheme

By |2021-01-07T14:45:58+00:00December 17th, 2020|Banking & Finance, Commercial, Corporate, Finance|

Future Fund Scheme The uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, which in turn resulted in a corresponding economic downturn, has had a serious detrimental effect on many businesses across the country. This state of affairs led to the introduction of a series of financial measures by the UK Government with the aim of helping businesses to survive through this [...]

1 10, 2020

Legal 500 2021 rankings announced

By |2020-10-02T18:31:37+01:00October 1st, 2020|About Us, Banking & Finance, Commercial, Corporate, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Our People, Services|

Teacher Stern has been recommended as a top-tier firm with an elite Leading Lawyer in the Legal 500 2021 Teacher Stern is delighted to be recommended as a top-tier firm in 5 practice areas in The Legal 500 UK 2021 edition. The team are also celebrating Martine Nathan’s listing as a leading individual in the elite Leading Lawyers group. Martine [...]

24 06, 2020

Extended deadline to notify VAT option to tax

By |2021-01-07T14:35:29+00:00June 24th, 2020|Commercial, Corporate, Finance, Tax|

Extended deadline to notify VAT option to tax As part of its response to the Covid-19 pandemic, HMRC extended from the usual 30 days to 90 days the period in which a taxpayer is required to notify an option to tax over property to be made. Initially this extension only applied to options made between 15 February 2020 and 31 [...]

27 05, 2020

Overview: Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill

By |2020-10-05T16:05:05+01:00May 27th, 2020|Commercial, Corporate|

Overview: Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill is widely expected to become law within the next month or so. When it does, it will have an immediate and significant effect on the law relating to company insolvency. It does not change the law on personal insolvency. The Bill is 238 pages long. Its provisions are [...]

22 05, 2020

High Court Decision – CCA applies to Tomlin Orders

By |2020-10-05T15:39:19+01:00May 22nd, 2020|Commercial, Dispute Resolution|

Highlight on a High Court Decision - CCA applies to Tomlin Orders In an important decision for almost anybody involved in commercial litigation, the High Court on 22 May 2020 handed down the first decision stating categorically that the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (CCA) does apply to agreements recorded in Tomlin Orders. The case in question is Gertner (1) and [...]

18 05, 2020

Teacher Stern welcomes senior associate to the commercial litigation team

By |2020-10-30T16:29:49+00:00May 18th, 2020|Commercial, Construction, Dispute Resolution|

We are delighted to welcome Luke Turtle to Teacher Stern as he joins our successful litigation team. Luke brings a wealth of commercial litigation experience and will be a crucial part of the ongoing development of the dispute resolution offering from Teacher Stern. On joining the team, Luke commented, “I am looking forward to working with my clients and providing [...]

19 03, 2020

Pandemic protection – the impact COVID-19 has on the insurance sector

By |2020-03-20T09:27:49+00:00March 19th, 2020|Commercial, Services|

Do you have questions regarding insurance and whether you may have cover under an existing policy for a particular set of circumstances relating to Coronavirus? Sarah Emerson, Partner at Teacher Stern, spoke to Tom Inchley, at LexisNexis, about insurance with a focus on insureds, during this uncertain time. Could you give us a brief introduction to the types of insurance [...]

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