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Burges Salmon advises NDA land contract for Moorside signed with NuGen

Nuclear energy sector experts from Burges Salmon have advised the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) on the disposal of land to NuGen, the nuclear new-build developer for land at the Moorside site near Sellafield.

Burges Salmon Bristol Shaun the Sheep is just the ticket

Burges Salmon is delighted to announce that it is one of the sponsors of the Shaun in the City charity sculpture trail that was launched on Monday 6 July 2015 in Bristol. The firm’s sculpture has been designed by Susan Taylor and is decorated with a montage of Bristol's iconic landmarks.

Burges Salmon advises AUB UK on sale of UK Student Accommodation Fund to USAF

Experts from Burges Salmon have advised Ahli United Bank UK (AUB UK) on the sale of the UK Student Accommodation Fund’s portfolio of eight student accommodation properties located throughout the UK for £271 million.

Legal updates

"Your Will can be ignored, say judges"

This was one of the headlines following the latest, but perhaps not the last, judgment in the long running case of Ilott v Mitson, involving a daughter who was deliberately excluded from any benefit from her mother’s Will, following an estrangement.

FCA fines listed company £4.6 million

The FCA has imposed a fine of £4.6 million on a listed company for failure to communicate, implement and monitor policy for related party transactions. Companies which have operations in jurisdictions which are unfamiliar with the Listing Rules should recognise that this may represent a significant challenge. 

Immigration: review your right to work checks

Employers have grown used to checking a new employee's immigration status before they start work but recent changes in the immigration rules now mean that employers may have to conduct a second 'right to work' check after an employee has started work.

Private Equity newsletter
Private Equity News – Summer 2015

With a strong UK job market and low inflation, improving growth in the Eurozone, but huge uncertainty in Greece, we discuss the effects this may have on the British markets and more.

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Quaystone – July 2015

This month's construction newsletter looks at when claims may be time barred, when a liquidated damages clause is a penalty and the importance of taking statements of truth seriously.