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Digital inheritance

Digital inheritance

What happens to your online data when you pass away? When someone passes away, they have more to their name than just physical assets, they also have all of their online accounts such as social media, ITunes or email accounts. These accounts contain personal data such as photo albums and music collections, which can have personal […]

Blaser Mills Law welcomes new Senior Associate, Javita Malhotra.

Blaser Mills Law welcomes Senior Associate, Javita Malhotra, to the firm’s Legal 500 and Chambers UK ranked Family & Divorce team. Bringing a wealth of experience to the team, Javita advises on all aspects of divorce and separation, financial remedy and disputes relating to children. Javita has built a loyal following of contacts and clients, […]

Britain is “open for business”

Britain is “open for business”

With austerity “finally coming to an end”, in the last Budget speech before Brexit, the Chancellor, Philip Hammond spoke of measures to help British businesses “invest and grow”. However, the BBC has today reported on how more than 200 UK shopping centres are “in crisis”, so how will Mr Hammond’s proposals help the high street […]

Employer’s Vicarious Liability – how far does it extend?

Employer’s Vicarious Liability – how far does it extend?

The concept of vicarious liability (where an employer is lawfully responsible for the acts of its employees) is well established and employers liability insurance is a legal requirement. But how far does liability extend and does it include independent contractors? Two recent cases involving Morrisons and Barclays Bank highlight how far liability extends. Various Claimants […]

Blaser Mills Law recognised as a ‘Top-class firm’ in The Legal 500, 2019

Blaser Mills Law recognised as a ‘Top-class firm’ in The Legal 500, 2019

With 9 practice areas recommended, 21 lawyers recognised and 2 ‘Next Generation Lawyers’, Blaser Mills Law are delighted to announce our Legal 500 rankings. Visit our Legal 500 firm page for more details on each of our rankings and see below for what our lawyers have been recommended for. Crime Daniel Martin is ‘particularly good as he […]

An expensive MIFtake?

An expensive MIFtake?

It has been decided that those dreaded credit and debit card fees known as “MIFs” are unlawful. So, will there be a chance for merchants to claim damages? On 4 July 2018, the Court of Appeal handed down a landmark judgment in three associated cases against MasterCard and Visa (“the Card Companies/Company”) commenced by various […]

EVENT: Termination of employment

EVENT: Termination of employment

Blaser Mills Law invites you to a lunchtime seminar to discuss issues surrounding the termination of employment. Business relationships can come to an end for a multitude of reasons. Understanding the law and the options available for managing and mitigating risks, is vital for employers who want to focus their time and resources effectively and […]

EVENT: Data – Ownership, Use and Value

EVENT: Data – Ownership, Use and Value

Data beyond GDPR: Who owns it? Who can use it and who can’t? What are the consequences of misuse? How do I manage the risks? Blaser Mills Law partners, Robert Cain and Colin Smith, will be hosting an informative, interactive breakfast session focusing on the ownership, use and misuse of data, the risks in the […]

No-fault divorces on the horizon

No-fault divorces on the horizon

Last month the Justice Secretary confirmed plans for legal reform of divorce proceedings Under current law, applicable in England and Wales, a couple making an application for divorce can only do so on one ground:  “the marriage has irretrievably broken down”.  In order for the court to proceed with an application for divorce, this underlying […]