Practice Notes: Commercial

Cats and dogs: a lesson in unregistered IP rights

If it’s your perception that intellectual property has little to do with commercial property, you are wrong, as Michael Edenborough QC explains

08 Jan 2020

Take a break

Tenants need to consider their options in a climate marked by uncertainty and tough high street conditions, says Alex Wyatt

01 Jan 2020

Freelancing: a new era?

Despite some high-profile naysaying early on, the introduction of freelance solicitors may yet re-shape the legal landscape

11 Dec 2019

Putting off the competition

Drafting effective restrictive covenants in a law firm’s partnership deed is vital to protect the firm against team moves which can be catastrophic, says J

07 Nov 2019

The sky’s the limit

It’s a long way from her childhood ambition of stand-up comedy but Suzanne Liversidge is embarking on a monumental new leadership role at Kennedys, and pla

12 Oct 2019

Digital tension with the law

Tom Pritchard asks whether it’s time for digital witnesses following the Law Commission report on electronic execution

01 Oct 2019

A matter of intention

Mark Reading and Isabel Lich analyse the first application of the Franses conditional intention test for landlords in the context o

13 Sep 2019

Law Commission confirms validity of electronic signatures

The Law Commission has confirmed that electronic signatures can be used to execute documents and are, in most cases, a viable alternative to handwritte

12 Sep 2019

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