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...
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.
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
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.
Published: 16 February 2013 | Category: Licensing News
It should be relatively simple to get a TEN, but the application process is paved with pitfalls. Maria Guida,Partner and Head of Licensing explains the problems which range from not giving enough notice, service on the wrong parties and misunderstanding the rules on late applications.
Published: 16 February 2013 | Category: Property News
Here is a serious health warning to all property investors. Just when you thought you had enough complications and taxes to deal with, the Government are soon to introduce the Annual Residential Property Tax (ARPT) which will come into effect from 1st April 2013.
Published: 16 February 2013 | Category: Property News
The Chancellor of the Exchequer has had the overseas investor in UK property in his sights for some time and in particular the anti-avoidance schemes, that some investors adopt. Yasmin Uddin, a Solicitor in our Property Team, considers the implications.
Published: 17 January 2013 | Category: Licensing News
As we reported on in our earlier artcle on live music and recorded music, http://fdlicensing.com/2012/10/06/music-to-their-ears-musicians-and-pubs-alike-celebrate-as-restrictions-on-live-music-are-lifted/ the Live Music Act came into effect in October last year.
Fletcher Day's Brazil Desk has been featured in the Law Society Gazette
Published: 25 October 2012 | Category: Fletcher Day News
Click here to read the article.
Solicitors from our Brazil Desk were warmly received by representatives of the Brazilian Bar Association and dignitaries last week when they accompanied the visits of the Law Society and Lord Mayor of London, to Sao Paulo, Brazil. Not only did partner Carolina Uribe and solicitors Dominic Minett and Luiz Costa take part in consular reception parties, they were also involved in a series of high-level meetings with partner law firms and companies. Our Brazil Desk has put companies in Brazil and the UK in touch with each other and catalysed growth for both countries.