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News & knowledge

Murrell Associates LLP strengthens its offering with new hire  

Murrell Associates have expanded their Legal 500 ranked commercial property team, welcoming Helen Sennett as a new associate.  

Deal struck for Cornwall communications firm

A Cornwall-headquartered communications firm has been acquired by an expanding marketing agency as part of an “exciting new chapter” for the business as it continues its expansion.

Paralegal & training contracts

If you’re ambitious and seeking on-the-job experience to kickstart your legal career, we want to hear from you. 

BTI 2014 LLC v Sequana SA and others [2022] UKSC 25 (Sequana)

A long awaited Supreme Court judgment was handed down last month which confirmed the position on creditors’ interests on insolvency.

Same-same but different: top tips on reintegrating an employee smoothly back to work following parental leave

(By an employment lawyer returning to work following maternity leave). I know my rights (of course I do), and I’ve done this before, but still the prospect of returning to work following a year of maternity leave filled me with apprehension.

Murrell Associates advises Cornish Fixings

Henry Maples from our Corporate team advised Cornish Fixings on their acquisition by the Independent Builders Merchant Group.

Radical changes to the UK data protection regime

Changes to UK data protection laws have been speculated for some time following Brexit, so it was not surprising when it was confirmed in the Queen’s Speech that the UK government intends to introduce a Data Reform Bill (the “Bill”).

EUIPO guidelines for trade marks relating to virtual goods and NFTs

Brand owners are becoming more proactive in protecting their brands in the ever changing landscape of consumers, particularly in response to the Metaverse and NFTs (non-fungible tokens).

Cornwall’s first startup event creates seven new business opportunities!

Local entrepreneurs, creatives, developers, and business experts joined forces this weekend (Fri 20 to Sun 22 May) at Cornwall’s first Techstars Start-up Weekend, hosted by Falmouth University’s Venture Studio, Launchpad.

Natasha’s Law and what it means for your business

The UK Food Information Amendment, also known as Natasha’s Law, came into effect on 1 October 2021.

Age discrimination – old fossils & millennials

Despite running into some 75 pages the judgment in Cowie v Vesuvius & Ors makes for interesting reading, especially as direct age discrimination cases tend to be few and far between. The use of words like “old fossil” has brought it to the attention of some national newspapers.

“Half-Dead Dave” – Banter or age discrimination?

Age Discrimination. So held the Employment Tribunals in David Robson v Clarke’s Mechanical Limited. The Tribunal concluded that R had been subject to direct age discrimination due to R having to endure the nickname of “Half-Dead Dave.” The case was principally about unfair redundancy, however the Tribunal found that R’s age was the effective cause of his selection.