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Copy that! New Copyright Laws Affect Music Downloads

Copy that! New Copyright Laws Affect Music Downloads

Published: 10 May 2014  |  Category: Corporate News

The UK government has issued final legislation covering changes to copyright law, in particular updating the exceptions to copyright infringement.

Legally Bound: When is a Contract a Contract?

Legally Bound: When is a Contract a Contract?

Published: 26 March 2014  |  Category: Property News

There is no escaping the fact that we live in a digital age. Digital technology has revolutionised the way we communicate, not just socially, but professionally.

Removing Commercial Tenants: Any Old Reason?

Removing Commercial Tenants: Any Old Reason?

Published: 26 March 2014  |  Category: Property News

Can landlords get rid of commercial tenants for any old reason? Perhaps not, but there is a recent reminder that the reasons for doing so are theoretically wider than is usually appreciated.

Isn't it Lush?

Isn't it Lush?

Published: 26 March 2014  |  Category: Dispute Resolution News

A recent high court case concerning ethical cosmetics company LUSH has clarified the law surrounding the use of registered trademarks in keyword advertising. 

Business Success in Brazil

Published: 20 February 2014  |  Category: Corporate News

The eyes of the world are on Brazil right now. With the forthcoming 2014 World Cup and the Olympics in Rio in 2016, many businesses are evaluating the country as a potential export market, investment destination or collaboration partner.

Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air

Published: 12 February 2014  |  Category: Dispute Resolution News

Valentines Day is a celebration of love, but for those who are currently embroiled in a court dispute, there won’t be love in the air this February. 

Fletcher Day Dispute Resolution Team Expands

Fletcher Day Dispute Resolution Team Expands

Published: 10 February 2014  |  Category: Dispute Resolution News

Fletcher Day is delighted to welcome Jovita Vassallo as our new Head of Dispute Resolution.

Fletcher Day commissioned study re flexible working published in the Law Society Gazette

Published: 18 November 2013  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Law firms accept flexible working arrangements reluctantly and requests to work flexibly are made with the expectation that the arrangement will be poorly supported and will damage a lawyer’s career, a study of lawyers working at larger firms has concluded.

Top Tips for Handling Commercial Disputes

Published: 27 October 2013  |  Category: Dispute Resolution News

Nobody wants to think about disputes unless they have one. Unfortunately all too often, businesses find themselves stumbling into disputes they didn’t see coming.

Employment Health Check

Employment Health Check

Published: 27 October 2013  |  Category: Employment News

With UK employment law continuing to develop at a rapid pace, it is important to ensure that your employment contracts and procedures are fully compliant and up to date so as to avoid unanticipated liabilities for your business...

Managing Absenteeism in the Work Place

Published: 27 October 2013  |  Category: Employment News

The London 2012  Olympic and Paralympic Games have come and gone and are becoming a distant memory.

Consent Orders and Family Mediation

Published: 27 October 2013  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Many couples think that a consent order ensures that all financial links have been severed. This is not necessarily the case

Off-Licence Saved from Revocation

Off-Licence Saved from Revocation

Published: 21 October 2013  |  Category: Licensing News

Whether you agree with the practice employed by Trading Standards officers to make undercover test purchases to catch out the unwary, it remains a tried and tested way for local councils to ensure that their licensees are complying with the law.

Property Pearls of Wisdom

Property Pearls of Wisdom

Published: 21 October 2013  |  Category: Property News

PCE Investors Ltd v Cancer Research UK (2012) made an important ruling in favour of landlords so far as break clauses are concerned.

Fletcher Day's Brazil Desk Delegation in the News

Published: 15 October 2013  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Our Brazil Desk delegation of lawyers last year, has won them another mention in the press, this time: the trade publication MD Communications White Paper.

Basement Vaults: What Lies Beneath?

Basement Vaults: What Lies Beneath?

Published: 18 June 2013  |  Category: Property News

There are many properties in central London with basement vaults under the pavement or the roadway, with no clear indication at all on who (if anyone) owns them.

Fletcher Day Appoints a New Partner

Published: 17 June 2013  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Fletcher Day is pleased to announce the appointment of Paula Abrahamian as a Partner in our Property Team. Paula joined Fletcher Day as a Senior Associate in August 2012 and is a welcome addition to the management team at Fletcher Day, as we continue to build on our success and future growth.

Luiz Costa appears with President of the Brazilian Law Society

Luiz Costa appears with President of the Brazilian Law Society

Published: 4 March 2013  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Solicitor Luiz Costa from our Brazil Desk, appears (middle) with the recently elected president and vice-president of his city’s Brazilian Law Society. This photo was taken during a ceremony Luiz attended in January.

The editor of the local Gazette has invited to write a series of articles explaining the differences between the Brazilian and English legal systems, which he gladly accepted.

Conference: Doing Business with the BRICS: Legal and Business Perspectives

Published: 20 February 2013  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

Solicitors Luiz Costa and Dominic Minett, from our Brazil Desk, will be speakers at the conference “Doing Business with the BRICS: Legal and Business Perspectives."  This is a one-day, CPD-accredited conference, providing delegates with key legal and commercial insights into doing business with or in the emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (the “BRICS”).  Each BRICS country will be covered by a qualified lawyer, or other legal and/or business affairs expert on the BRICS market. There will be also be Q & A time.  This will be an excellent networking opportunity for delegates, both during and after the conference.

Date:  Friday 19 April 2013 ▪ 6 CPD hours/points

Venue: The Regency Room, Charing Cross Hotel, Strand, London WC2N 5HX.

For more information please email Luiz Costa by clicking here

Employment Health Check

Published: 18 February 2013  |  Category: Fletcher Day News

To mark Julian Cox's arrival at the firm as our new Head of Employment we are offering businesses a free, complimentary employment health check.

With UK employment law continuing to develop at a rapid pace, it is important to ensure that your employment contracts and procedures are fully compliant and  up to date so as to avoid unanticipated liabilities for your business. We appreciate that you may have little time available to do this.

We can help your business by providing you with a free employment health check.  We will come to you and review your employment documents and procedures to ensure your business is compliant with the latest developments in employment law.  At the same time we will work with you to ensure your documentation and processes are tailored to the particular needs of your business. Based on this report we will then send you a complimentary report setting out our recommendations with no obligation to you.

Please contact Julian either by telephone (0207 632 1442) or email to make an appointment.

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