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Article 50 process on Brexit faces legal challenge to ensure parliamentary involvement

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Legal steps taken to make sure Government adheres to UK Constitution

The Leap 100 Power Breakfast: 'Just the Tonic: Premiumisation of a Stagnant Industry


The fourth in the series of Leap 100 Power Breakfasts will take place on Wednesday 3 August, 2016 and will be led by Tim Warrillow, Co-Founder of Fever Tree.

Inside IP: Extended copyright protection for industrially produced artistic works


Currently, mass-produced artistic works (i.e., where at least 50 are produced by an industrial process) have a shorter term of copyright protection compared to other artistic works.

Mishcon bolsters Competition practice with new hire

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Mishcon de Reya LLP has boosted its Competition Group with the hire of a new Managing Associate. Natasha Pearman joined the firm from Pinsent Masons LLP on 25 July 2016.

The Lawyer: Ask the experts


Mishcon de Reya's Chief Strategy Office, Nick West, talks to The Lawyer about what clients need to know about e-discovery:

New onus on landlords for counterfeit goods


Landlords may be forced to stop the sale of counterfeits and other illicit goods on their premises

July- Private Client Briefing from Tax Journal


Speed Read: Three decisions of the First-tier Tribunal this month, one indicating that a taxpayer beneficiary should not assume information disclosed in the trustees' tax return will be known by the HMRC officer dealing with his personal return; another that a penalty can be suspended, with conditions, even for a one off error; and the third that where a partner disagrees with the profit share shown in the partnership return, he should include in his personal return the amount he considers to be correct. An ECJ decision that may prove useful to practitioners dealing with estates where a UK resident had accounts in EU branches of UK-based financial institutions; and a welcome expansion of investors' relief to trusts.

Trust and estates disputes - Back on board


With high-profile trust and estates disputes providing a rich diet to private client specialists for some time, City firms have recently made the push to get in on the act.

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Injunctions in pharmaceutical patent cases: the approach of the English courts and the likely impact of the UPC


In English patent litigation an injunction is a ‘formidable weapon’ for patentees and (usually) the principal remedy sought following a successful infringement action.

Employment Matters | Issue 3 | July 2016


Welcome to our latest newsletter, designed to keep you updated on the latest developments in employment law and to inform you of what's on the horizon.

Mishcon Private appoints new Partner

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Mishcon de Reya has today announced the appointment of Private Client Partner, Martin Davies, who joins from Clyde & Co where he was a Partner for six years.

Inside IP: Do you need to update your EU trade mark specifications?


Until 24 September 2016, EU Trade Mark (EUTM) owners, as well as owners of relevant International Registrations designating the EU, have an opportunity to file a declaration with the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) to clarify the scope of protection of their trade mark.

Financial Services: Time for Change Panel Discussion


In June 2016, Mishcon de Reya hosted a panel discussion on Financial Services: Time for Change.

Mishcon de Reya's Guide to Football Immigration


The Sports Group at Mishcon de Reya LLP has a strong track record of identifying and delivering visa solutions for foreign players joining English football clubs. Given the focus on immigration during the summer transfer window, we have prepared this handy 'Football Passport' setting out the various ways in which football players can enter the UK. If you have any queries please contact: Liz Ellen or Maria Patsalos

Mishcon de Reya awarded STEP Platinum Employer Partner accreditation

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Mishcon de Reya has been accredited by the STEP Employer Partnership Programme (EPP) and awarded 'Platinum Training Partner' status.

Mishcon advises Sainsbury's on successful competition damages claim against MasterCard

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Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd (Sainsbury's) has won a high-profile competition damages claim against MasterCard in relation to unlawfully high interchange fees charged to Sainsbury's for card payment services in the UK.

The Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court: What now after Brexit?


It has been some 40 years since European leaders first discussed the idea of a single European Patent.

4MLD: stricter UK transparency rules & EU to follow UK’s lead on PSC registers?


he European Commission has proposed Fourth Money Laundering Directive (4MLD) amendments and early implementation.

The Leap 100: does Brexit really mean business?

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The latest the Leap 100 poll has been published in City A.M. today, which asked the companies about the anticipated impact on their business of Britain's exit from the EU.

A new asset class? Shareholder actions in the UK


Richard Leedham, a partner in Mishcon de Reya's Dispute Resolution department, addresses the growth of shareholder class actions in the UK.