News, Articles & Events: June 2023
Some might say the FCA is late to the party, but there was a certain sense of inevitability when, in June 2023, the FCA announced its plans to bring cryptoassets within scope of the UK’s financial promotions regulatory regime. Whilst the announcement was no great shock, what is surprising is the speed with which this […]
National law firm Freeths has advised Oxford’s ADHD & Autism Centre on its sale to a prominent provider of mental health treatment, Clinical Partners. Founded by Dr Polly Branney in 2015, Oxford ADHD & Autism Centre specialises in diagnosing and supporting children and adults with neurodevelopmental disorders and associated conditions. The clinic has built a […]
National law firm Freeths has appointed Mohammed Alam as a partner in its Real Estate team. Joining from Hogan Lovells, Mohammed has a wealth of experience in all aspects of commercial real estate with a particular focus in the office; retail; hospitality and leisure; and energy sectors. Over the last 12 months, Mohammed has been […]
The developer remediation contract requires signatory developers to take responsibility for work required to address ‘life-critical fire-safety’ defects in buildings of 11 metres and over, that they developed or refurbished over the last 30 years in England (unless they acted solely as a contractor). Eligible developers who do not sign the developer remediation contract, or […]
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (“UHNM”) have had their maternity services downgraded from good to “requires improvement” by the Care Quality Commission (“CQC”). This is further to an inspection by the CQC in March 2023 and following the service of a Section 29A warning notice on the Trust advising them that their maternity […]
This is a legal course for English Local Planning Authority ecologists / planning officers on Mandatory Biodiversity Net Gain (“BNG”) (and related provisions) under the Environment Act 2021. This day-long course will include case studies. Questions and discussion will be invited and welcomed throughout the day. Join our experts as they provide a focus on […]
The Sheffield Corporate Team at national law firm Freeths has been named the winner in two categories at this year’s Business Insider South Yorkshire Business Awards 2023. Recognised for the team’s excellent work in the management buyout of Wincro Metal Industries, Freeths were handed the Deal of the year (£10m +) Award. Freeths also triumphed […]
Freeths has today announced record year-on-year growth since launching in Bristol in 2019, revealing a revenue increase of 51% in the last year. Well known for advising some of the largest organisations in the UK and Europe, such as Centrica Plc, Freeths Bristol has declared its fourth consecutive year of prosperity. Now home to more […]
As a business owner, there is nothing more exciting than seeing the growth of your business and the potential opportunities and space it creates within the market. However, it is easy to get caught up in the euphoria of success and lose sight of your business goals and assets. At this point, asset protection becomes […]
National law firm Freeths has appointed Rob Smedley as Employment Director in Leeds. He joins from Eversheds Sutherland. Well regarded for his people-focused, down to earth approach, helping clients to navigate an increasingly complex area of law, Rob has more than 17 years experience in a full range of contentious and non-contentious employment law. Working […]
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