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News: March 2019

Two recent cases have seen the Court take starkly different approaches to applications for permission to issue 1975 Act claims out of time and the practice of entering into standstill agreements. The case of Cowan v Foreman made waves last month after Mr Justice Mostyn pulled no punches with his criticism of standstill agreements, whereby […]

This article looks at two recent cases with very different outcomes for applications under section 4 of the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (the “Inheritance Act”) to issue claims outside of the normal time restrictions. The general rule on limitation under the Inheritance Act is set out in section 4 of the […]

A welcome from the editor…. Welcome to the spring edition of the Real Estate Bulletin. This quarter, we look at compensation for listing a property as an asset of community value, a couple of cases on expert determination and a couple of cases on service of notices. We consider a different angle when it comes […]

The margins in the food sector are tight and set to get tighter; so being able to out-perform your competitors is key to growth or even survival. You cannot carry out work in total isolation however, so how do you protect yourself when working with partner companies? A non-disclosure agreement (NDA) often arises when a […]

We hope you enjoyed our last Brexit Bulletin. There is only a fortnight until the 29th March 2019. Will this or will this not be Brexit Day? We’ll help you plan for Brexit, whenever it happens, to ensure you retain your valued workforce, despite the uncertainties in Parliament. Sign up here to stay informed with […]

I have registered EU trade marks – What do I need to do? Our Response The Government has passed legislation to create a new UK national trade mark from each registered EU one. This will happen automatically on Brexit so that you will have two separate registrations for each live EU trade mark that you own: […]

Freeths LLP is proud to have advised DivideBuy on its £60m investment and debt financing from private equity investors and UK banks. DivideBuy is based in Stoke-on-Trent and has a technology based approach to lending, the financing will enable the business to continue to develop technology in offering interest free credit to both retailers and […]

Leading national law firm, Freeths LLP, and the CBI are delighted to invite you to an intimate roundtable event with a Senior Representative of the EU Exit Immigration Strategy department at the Home Office. Suitable for C-level personnel and HR Directors, this free event has been called by the Home Office to hear the views […]

Leading national law firm, Freeths LLP, and the CBI are delighted to invite you to an intimate roundtable event with a Senior Representative of the EU Exit Immigration Strategy department at the Home Office. Suitable for C-level personnel and HR Directors, this free event has been called by the Home Office to hear the views […]

Leading national law firm, Freeths LLP, and the CBI are delighted to invite you to an intimate roundtable event with a Senior Representative of the EU Exit Immigration Strategy department at the Home Office. Suitable for C-level personnel and HR Directors, this free event has been called by the Home Office to hear the views […]

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