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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

What is retail talking about?!

It is conference season for retail once again. Revo, Completely Retail and MAPIC, amongst others, fall in quick succession across September, October and November. Each is a chance for the industry to confer, exchange ideas, reflect and, crucially, do deals – all before all focus shifts to ‘Golden Quarter’ Christmas trading.

At Revo in Liverpool I found positivity and scepticism in equal measure as retail continues in a holding pattern - waiting patiently for the economic mood music to change to something more conducive.

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The Shame Game

Nobody wants to be shamed in public. Especially if the audience includes your client and peers. Yet, this is the risk we run every time we issue a “cease and desist” letter on behalf of a client. The problem seems to arise most commonly when enforcing trade marks but claims of patent and copyright infringement are not without their own risk.

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BackTo60: Back to Square One

The BackTo60 Campaign Group has lost a significant case against the Government regarding its decision to raise the state pension age of women. 

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