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Reckless mishandling of pensions – a new corporate criminal offence

Reckless mishandling of pensions – a new corporate criminal offence

When BHS finally collapsed into administration it did so with a £571m pension deficit and consequently, 20,000 pension scheme members were left with financial uncertainty. The political fallout led to Sir Philip Green agreeing to pay £363 million back into the insolvent fund to avoid further backlash. In an attempt to prevent this type of […]

Lease is the Word – High Court determines that Brexit cannot frustrate a Commercial Lease Agreement

Lease is the Word – High Court determines that Brexit cannot frustrate a Commercial Lease Agreement

Little over a month ago, property professionals and legal commentators were reflecting on the potential ramifications of the significant case of Canary Wharf (BP4) T1 Limited (‘Canary Wharf’) –v- European Medicines Agency (‘EMA’). The outcome of this case had the potential to re-shape domestic law, lead to adverse repercussions for institutional commercial landlords and impact […]

What will Brexit mean for EU citizens living and working in the UK?

What will Brexit mean for EU citizens living and working in the UK?

As the Brexit March deadline looms, there is a distinct possibility that the UK might leave the EU without a deal on 29 March 2019. The UK government have given assurance to EU nationals living and working in the UK in such a scenario, however, with many details still up in the air, the position […]

EVENT: Annual Employment Update – 20 March

EVENT: Annual Employment Update – 20 March

Blaser Mills Law invites you to a lunchtime seminar to discuss the most up to date changes to employment law. Using their experience and with reference to recent case law and guidance, our employment law experts, Partner, James Simpson and Associate Solicitor, Debbie Sadler, will provide a rounded picture of the issues facing employers and future changes. Topics […]

EVENT: Online Fraud and Cybercrime – 14 March

EVENT: Online Fraud and Cybercrime – 14 March

Online fraud is now one of the most common types of crime in the UK and businesses must be fully prepared for the increasingly complicated fight against online crime. At this afternoon session, Dan Martin, Head of Crime and Regulatory at Blaser Mills Law and Dan Maund, Police Cyber Security Advisor, South East Regional OCU, […]

Mark Blundell returns to racing

Mark Blundell returns to racing

As an official Partner of boutique sports agency MB Partners, Blaser Mills Law are delighted to share the news that its CEO, Mark Blundell, is making his return to motor racing this year.  The former Formula One star and Le Mans 24 Hours and IndyCar winner will make his debut in the Kwik Fit British […]

On the Right Track

Currently safeguarding the interests of drivers and teams up and down the paddock, Robert Cain, Head of Corporate and Commercial, talks through the trials and tribulations of an ever-changing landscape. Working across the legal sector of the motorsport industry, few are better placed to advise on the potential pitfalls and dangers awaiting across this unique […]

Trademark infringement – the imitation game

Trademark infringement – the imitation game

The unauthorised use of a registered trademark is a criminal offence (under the Trade Mark Act 1994), which means that anyone who is in possession of, or distributes, goods that bear a sign identical to (or likely to be mistaken for) a registered trade mark may face a real risk of prosecution. Local authorities’ Trading […]

EVENT: Guide to Inheritance Tax planning – New date: 27th February 2019

EVENT: Guide to Inheritance Tax planning – New date: 27th February 2019

The New Year is the perfect time to tidy up your personal affairs. Join us for our exclusive seminar, where we will offer a unique insight into the world of Inheritance Tax planning over a glass of wine and canapes. ** In response to concerns regarding the adverse weather conditions expected this week, we have […]