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Burges Salmon is pleased to announce that six new partners have been appointed to the partnership, half of whom trained with the firm and have progressed from trainee to partner. This brings Burges Salmon’s total number of partners to 81 as of 1 May 2015.
Burges Salmon has once again been ranked as one of the top legal advisers in Clean Energy Pipeline’s Clean Energy Europe Finance Guide 2015, retaining the first place ranking for its Venture Capital, Private Equity and M&A sector work by number of deals.
Burges Salmon has been appointed to the Costain Group PLC legal panel, for three years from 2015 to 2017, to provide legal advice across its business including in relation to Construction and Engineering, Insurance, Real Estate, Corporate, IP/IT/Data Protection and Employment.
The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations have now received approval from both Houses of Parliament and will ensure that buildings rented for commercial use in the private sector meet minimum energy efficiency standards.
April has two pieces of potentially good news for businesses and consumers accepting and using payment cards: the new Payment Systems Regulator and the capping of interchange fees for payments made with debit and credit cards.
Where an employee suffers a psychiatric illness caused by workplace stress, the employer will be liable if the injury was reasonably foreseeable. The decision in Easton v B&Q Plc shows that proving that an injury is 'reasonably foreseeable' can be a difficult task for an employee.
The latest edition of Burges Salmon's Intellectual Property newsletter includes the trade mark battle between Enterprise and Europcar and a ruling on Rihanna's battle with Topshop over the use of her image on a t-shirt.
This special edition focuses on the 2015 Oxford Farming Conference. We look at the OFC report and other themes to come out of this year's conference.
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