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Real Estate Market Update - February 2019

Real Estate Market Update - February 2019

Published: 19 February 2019

With our new real estate market update we are pleased to provide our clients with a helpful insight on the UK property markets.

Implied terms and dismissal for ill health

Implied terms and dismissal for ill health

Published: 15 February 2019

Employers should beware of implied terms – especially when dismissing for ill health

Fletcher Day acts for Joint Administrators from Quantuma LLP in urgent application to the High Court on 18 October 2018 concerning the validity of their appointment

Fletcher Day acts for Joint Administrators from Quantuma LLP in urgent application to the High Court on 18 October 2018 concerning the validity of their appointment

Published: 19 November 2018

Administrators appointed out of court…but when? Three recent High Court judgments to note 


Office Move - 110 Cannon Street

Office Move - 110 Cannon Street

Published: 7 November 2018

The Partners of Fletcher Day are delighted to announce the next key step in the growth of the firm.

From Monday 19th November 2018, the firm will be relocating to prestigious, conveniently located offices at 110 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 6EU.

How Serious Is It If A Court Order Is Not Complied With?

How Serious Is It If A Court Order Is Not Complied With?

Published: 28 June 2018

On 4 May 2018, husband and wife defendants were sentenced to 20 weeks’ imprisonment (suspended for 18 months) for breach of a freezing injunction – a stark reminder that court orders are to be respected and strictly complied with otherwise the consequences can be serious in the event of any breach.

Civil Courts have the power to impose custodial sentences for contempt of Court by anyone even if they are not a party to proceedings and sometimes, not even a fine can make things go away!

Employers beware - the risk of hiding behind diplomatic credentials

Employers beware - the risk of hiding behind diplomatic credentials

Published: 22 June 2018

As Boris Becker seeks to avoid litigation on the basis of diplomatic immunity we ask – do the principles of state and diplomatic immunity protect employers from employment claims bought by their staff? 

Not always!

Fletcher Day Advises Award-Winning Office Furniture Firm on Private Equity Deal

Fletcher Day Advises Award-Winning Office Furniture Firm on Private Equity Deal

Published: 11 June 2018

Toronto-based Lynx Equity Limited has acquired Day 2 Interiors Limited, an award-winning office furniture dealer and commercial furniture scheme consultant in London. 

Which Legal Structure Should I Choose?

Which Legal Structure Should I Choose?

Published: 11 June 2018

New idea, new business? Or perhaps you are looking to scale up your existing business and want to ensure that you have the right structure in place?

There are a number of options available and choosing the right corporate vehicle for your needs is very important. The right structure could not only save you money, but also offer protection against your personal assets (such as the family home) if the business encounters difficulties.

Blockchain in property transactions – Could Lawyers and Estate Agents soon be redundant in property transactions?

Blockchain in property transactions – Could Lawyers and Estate Agents soon be redundant in property transactions?

Published: 1 May 2018

“Millions of UK workers at risk of being replaced by robots within 15 years”, claimed a report by consultancy firm pwc in 2017. As a property lawyer, technology plays an important part in my working day, but surely artificial intelligence will not drastically change the nature of a property solicitor’s work?

Fletcher Day Shortlisted as a Finalist in the Legal Week Innovation Awards 2018

Fletcher Day Shortlisted as a Finalist in the Legal Week Innovation Awards 2018

Published: 19 April 2018

We are thrilled to announce that Fletcher Day has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Legal Week Innovation Awards 2018, in the category Future of Legal Services Innovation – Private Practice (mid-sized practice).

Litigant in Person? Ignore Court Rules at your Peril

Litigant in Person? Ignore Court Rules at your Peril

Published: 16 April 2018

There is no question that many claims are now commenced by litigants in person (‘LIPs’).

With reams of legal advice available online and the development of the money claims portal, there is arguably greater access to the legal system for the layperson than ever before. Notwithstanding this, many LIPs fail to appreciate the ‘minefield’ they are about to cross once proceedings are issued.

Is your Domicile Affecting your UK Tax Liability?

Is your Domicile Affecting your UK Tax Liability?

Published: 3 April 2018

Our short guide to domicile

Why is domicile important?

Domicile is a critical consideration in establishing the extent to which an individual is liable to UK taxation. Domicile, together with the concept of residence, is used to ascertain the level of connection an individual has to the UK in order to determine the relevant basis of taxation- the closer the connection to the UK, the greater the liability to UK taxation.

Are You GDPR Ready?

Are You GDPR Ready?

Published: 27 March 2018

It’s the final countdown…the 25 May 2018 is now fast approaching.

It is hard to escape the fact that the imminent and hotly discussed General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are about to come into force in the UK. But how many of you know what this actually means for you and your business and what measures and actions you need to take now to avoid falling foul of these new crippling penalties for breach of this new legislation?

FD Head of Employment Andrea London Quoted in Stylist Magazine On Non-Disclosure Agreements

FD Head of Employment Andrea London Quoted in Stylist Magazine On Non-Disclosure Agreements

Published: 26 March 2018

Fletcher Day Partner and Head of Employment Andrea London has today been quoted in Stylist Magazine.

The Legal (Un)certainties Surrounding Cryptocurrencies

The Legal (Un)certainties Surrounding Cryptocurrencies

Published: 15 March 2018

Much has been published recently about so-called cryptocurrencies. But do you know your legal rights if your investment runs into difficulties? 

FD Partner Nick Evans Quoted in CIPD Magazine On Non-Disclosure Agreements

FD Partner Nick Evans Quoted in CIPD Magazine On Non-Disclosure Agreements

Published: 7 March 2018

Fletcher Day Partner Nick Evans has today been quoted in People Management, the official magazine of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

What's Looming On The Employment Law Landscape For 2018?

What's Looming On The Employment Law Landscape For 2018?

Published: 28 February 2018

From a legislative and case precedent viewpoint…. it’s looking like it may be a busy one for employers.

The Common Law Marriage Myth

The Common Law Marriage Myth

Published: 23 February 2018

There have been many occasions where clients have come in to see us believing that they had the same rights as married couples, this couldn’t be further from the truth.

London: Still a land of opportunity for Italian businesses

London: Still a land of opportunity for Italian businesses

Published: 2 February 2018

Until May 2016, London was the go-to destination for Italian nationals wanting to broaden their horizons and enhance their careers. 

Growth in ‘gagging clauses’ to keep secrets of the rich and famous

Growth in ‘gagging clauses’ to keep secrets of the rich and famous

Published: 30 January 2018

Employers are increasingly turning to ‘gagging clauses’ to ensure staff protect the secrets of the rich and famous.

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