Blogs, News and Articles

Whether you are interested in the articles that we have prepared for our clients and contacts and/or had published in national, professional or specialist trade media, our news releases about developments at the firm or at our clients or a less formal perspective on events from our blogs, the information is here. You might also take a look at our publications section. For further information, please contact Cheryl Sturdy or John North.

Courts to receive new powers to reduce divorce delays

Family court judges will have the power to order DNA tests in an effort to cut delays in divorce proceedings. Continue reading

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Docklands – A new technology hub?

Towards the end of the new year it was announced that e-commerce giant Alibaba made the move from Mayfair to new premises at Canary Wharf. Continue reading

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The Government’s anti-corruption plan

The Government recently published its long-awaited plan to tackle anti-corruption in the UK and internationally over the coming year. Continue reading

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Manufacturing figures “may be enough to allay fears over slowdown of economy”

Britain’s manufacturing sector expanded faster than expected last month, bolstered by improved order books and increased market confidence, according to a survey. Continue reading

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The ‘Mac’ name is caught up in legal dispute with fast food giant

Global food chain McDonald’s has launched a trademark dispute with Supermac’s, a fast food competitor which has applied to register its trademark in the EU. Continue reading

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Resolution briefed about shake-up of divorce courts

More details have emerged about the move towards central divorce centres. Continue reading

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More than 8,000 more foster families needed to meet demand

A fostering charity has claimed as many as 8,370 new foster families are needed across the UK this year to cope with demand. Continue reading

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Boom in number of IT companies in the UK is centred around Silicon Roundabout

The number of IT companies in the UK has increased by 15,000 over the past year, rising to more than 320,000, a new study has shown. Continue reading

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Unique gay divorce case sees deceased tycoon’s £6m estate claimed by former partner

In what is thought to be the first lesbian divorce case to reach the Court of Appeal, the former partner of a successful property developer is fighting for a larger portion of her £6m fortune. Continue reading

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London-based law firm returns to Spring Fair

City solicitors Royds will once again be offering advice to exhibitors at the upcoming Spring Fair international trade show. Continue reading

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