Private Practice

IP & Technology

IP & Technology

  • Excellent opening for a PSL with experience in IP and Technology to join our exceptional practice
  • Our IPT practice encompasses nearly 500 dedicated lawyers in more than 24 countries
  • You'll work on specific projects/initiatives, producing precedents, know how guidance, and manuals for internal use
  • You'll have at least 4 yrs PQE in a comparable firm, with wide-ranging commercial/transactional experience
  • Experience in outsourcing, data protection or general commercial work is required


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With the current stay on residential possession proceedings due to be lifted on 20 September 2020, new extended minimum notice periods for notices

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"What oversight should our board exercise over the environmental and social performance of our business?", is the question of the moment from clients

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Revision of competition rules governing vertical agreements

The European Commission (EC) has recently confirmed that it will be revising the current EU Vertical Agreements Block Exemption Regulation (VABER) and

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EAT holds that (some) foster carers are employees

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COVID-19 and the UK labour market: is it time for an occupational change?

Apparently not yet, according to a recent report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The ONS report looked at the implications of the

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The last blog in our Natural Capital series summarised the biodiversity net gain (BNG) framework in the Environment Bill (the Bill)- particularly

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COVID-19 and Scottish commercial real estate September 2020 snapshot

As Scotland gradually navigates its way out of lockdown, here is an updated snapshot summarising, in one place, the key COVID-19 legal developments

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COVID-19 and real estate in England and Wales September 2020 snapshot

In this updated snapshot we summarise, in one place, the key COVID-19 legal developments affecting commercial real estate in England and Wales. To

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The last week of August is not usually the time for a step change in the law, but 2020 is no ordinary year and last month was no ordinary August. The

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Can re-engagement be ordered if the employer believes that trust and confidence have broken down?

This question was considered in the recent case of Kelly v. PGA European Tour. Mr Kelly, who had begun employment with the PGA in 1989, was dismissed

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Latest progress towards UK carbon capture and storage and hydrogen industries

On 17 August 2020, the UK's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published five new policy documents on carbon capture

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UK trials self-isolation payments in highest risk areas

The UK government is rolling out a trial of payments to people on low incomes who need to self-isolate due to COVID-19 and cannot work from home. The

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UK points-based immigration system: further details statement

In our May newsletter, we brought you details of the new points-based immigration system that the UK is to introduce on 1 January 2021. This was

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Close to home - modern slavery in Leicester

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA) was designed to address the evolving nature of trafficking and slavery in the modern world. It created three types

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Five million people provide unpaid care in the UK: what are their rights?

In the UK, all employees have the right to take "reasonable" time off to deal with emergencies involving a dependant. This is known as dependants'

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