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Monthly Archives: October 2018

On your marks, get set…bake.

Is it discriminatory for a Christian baker to refuse to bake a cake containing a message in support of gay marriage? According to the Supreme Court in Lee v Ashers Baking Company Ltd and Others [2018] UKSC 49, no. The Appellants, Mr and Mrs McArthur, run Ashers Baking Company Ltd, a family owned business. The […]

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Unexplained Wealth Orders – Update

Unexplained Wealth Orders (“UWOs”) remain at the forefront of legal agenda following the judgment handed down by Justice Supperstone last week dismissing the application of Zamira Hajiyeva to overturn the UWO applied for by the National Crime Agency (“NCA”). By way of reminder, a UWO can be obtained if the High Court is satisfied that:  […]

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Property e-bulletin – Issue 5

We are pleased to bring you the fifth edition of Druces’ property e-bulletin. Aimed at a property professional/adviser readership, our intention is to bring you a regular collection of interesting recent property and planning focused news items.  The topics covered will be broad ranging, with each article a bite-sized consideration of some of the sector’s most topical […]

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No deal Brexit: The impact on your intellectual property

On 24th September 2018 the UK Government published four technical notices setting out what it believes are the implications on intellectual property rights (IP) in the UK if the UK were to leave the EU on 29 March without an agreement in place about its future relationship. In this article we will look at copyright, […]

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