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Is EUr Trade Mark Ready? – Preparing your business for Brexit

Uncertainty surrounding the effects Brexit will have upon trademarks and intellectual property (IP) across the EU remains, with the next phase of talks focusing on the future of the trading relationship between the UK and EU. Already one UK based … Read more

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Clause for Concern: Recent Updates to Exclusion Clauses and Indemnities

Contracting parties must always be considerate of circumstances that could lead to losses, even more so when these parties are of equal bargaining power. The recent decisions of the courts in relation to exclusion clauses and indemnities, affirms the position … Read more

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Spice Up Your Trade Mark! – The Beckham Brand Keeps Growing

It has recently emerged that Victoria Beckham has registered her five year old daughter Harper’s name as a trademark in the UK and Europe, along with the names of her three sons. This move has attracted both criticism and comment … Read more

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Duty Bound to Report Payment Practices: Larger Companies and LLPs Take Note

The Reporting on Payment Practices and Performance Regulations 2017 have very recently come into force. These regulations impose new duties for qualifying large companies and LLPs to comply with. Such qualifying companies must now publish a report detailing their payment … Read more

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Businesses Beware of Domain Name Fraud

We have been alerted that businesses are being targeted by fraudsters as part of a new Domain Name Fraud.  

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Parliament To Have Say On Brexit Go-Ahead

The Supreme Court has this morning passed a landmark ruling, holding that Parliament must first vote on whether the Government can commence with the Brexit process.

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Definitely ‘May’be – The Fall Out from Theresa’s Brexit Speech

One thing we definitely know is that if Theresa May gets her way then ‘Brexit means Brexit’ but following the Prime Minister’s speech this week, we do at least know a little bit more about what we will be looking … Read more

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A Brief Overview of Commercial Legal Considerations for Your Business in Post-Brexit Britain

With the uncertainty that we as a country are faced with at present, we have often been asked the question by businesses as to what Brexit means both practically and legally for them.

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Intellectual Property Rights in Post-Brexit Britain

At the recent annual Conservative party conference, Theresa May confirmed that article 50 negotiations will be commenced before the end of March 2017, leaving us with just two years to organise trade and security arrangements with the rest of the … Read more

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Adidas Given The Sack By Chelsea FC

On Thursday afternoon Chelsea Football Club announced that they have agreed a new sponsorship deal with US giants Nike, which is reported to be work £60 million a season over the next 15 years.

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