Whether the law still remains fit for purpose 10 years on is something the Law Commission is currently considering as part of a wholescale review of surrogacy law. Whilst most surrogacy arrangements are successful, there remains the occasional case when it can go wrong.
Associate Partner, Nicolas Wilburn Shaw has been featured in the Manchester Evening News following the start of new BBC drama, The Split featuring divorce lawyers, courtroom battles and big money settlements.
There has been much speculation on what will happen to European IP rights in the UK following Brexit. Rights holders now have greater clarity following the publication of the draft withdrawal agreement under negotiation between the UK and the EU. Here is a brief synopsis of the main points agreed so far.
The enhancement of e-commerce is one of the important policy issues within the European Union. This guide examines the laws covering e-commerce across multiple jurisdictions including the options to resolve disputes should they arise.
It is surprising to note that despite society’s increased reliance upon and use of the internet, the law too seems to be lagging behind when it comes to making provisions for the transfer of digital assets upon death.
We understand that dealing with your family affairs requires more than just sound advice and technical excellence. We advise on all aspects of relationship breakdown and asset protection/preservation issues.
This update comments on the latest SDLT and ATED developments including first time buyer’s relief, higher rates (or 3% surcharge) for additional dwellings (HRAD), SDLT Manual updated to incorporate guidance on HRAD...