News, Articles & Events: December 2021
Christmas came early to Larmour Towers in 2021 with the publication of the Infrastructure & Projects Authority’s Phase 1 Expiry Health Learnings Report. The report details the IPA’s PFI Centre of Excellence’s (PFI CoE) analysis of the first 52 PFI Expiry Health Checks conducted over the course of 2021. Overall, there are a number of […]
Individuals consider estate planning for a variety of reasons. It may be to reduce the size of their estates for inheritance tax purposes or simply as a gift for their children or loved ones. For some, in order to reduce their death estate, this may mean gifting property to children, grandchildren or relatives. This article […]
Welcome to our final employment law update of 2021. As employers are once again supporting national efforts towards tackling the Omicron variant, you can see how to support employees and ensure business continuity with our key considerations for employers here. We also highlight key cases on employment status, national minimum wage compliance and handling flexible […]
Welcome to the Winter edition of the Freeths Data Protection Update. In this edition we report on the long-awaited Supreme Court judgment in Lloyd v Google and the implications for group data breach claims, consider potential changes to the UK regulatory regime, as well as looking at whether the widely-reported case relating to Ring doorbells […]
Leading national law firm Freeths has advised long standing client International Public Partnerships (the ‘Company’), the FTSE 250 listed infrastructure investment company on the acquisition of additional interests in the Bradford and Lewisham Building Schools for the Future (BSF) projects and interests in three healthcare PFI schemes. These interests have been acquired from Costain Pension […]
Freeths corporate team has advised its client, Centrica plc, on the acquisition of a minority stake in HiiROC Limited (“HiiROC”), the hydrogen production technology company helping to combat climate change with affordable hydrogen produced at scale but without CO2 emissions. Centrica together with Melrose Industries, HydrogenOne, Centrica, Hyundai, and Kia, who all join existing strategic investors […]
Residential reflections Each quarter, we ask our experts in the Residential Conveyancing teams to reflect on an interesting piece of news, work, or a case within their sector. This month we focus on the stamp duty holiday. As a measure to kick start the housing market during the pandemic, the Government introduced a temporary reduction […]
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