Private Practice
  • Rail lawyer wanted to join Fieldfisher team advising on major transport and infrastructure projects
  • Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors
  • The team advises on major transport and infrastructure projects in the UK, EU and internationally
  • Responsibilities include assisting with rail franchising and regulation, rolling stock, and major commercial contracts
  • Previous experience in the rail sector and the ability to work well within a team is essential

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The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) recently published a short, reassuring update about what happens to IP rights during the transition period

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The year 2019 was one of high-octane political drama for the United Kingdom, culminating in its withdrawal from the European Union. While there was no

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Good faith and relational contracts: impact of recent decisions on franchisors

English law has traditionally resisted implying the obligation of good faith into commercial contracts, except in limited circumstances. However, in a

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Good faith and relational contracts

In two recent cases, the English courts considered whether the duty of good faith should be implied into commercial contracts. These cases demonstrate

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The regulation of healthcare providers and professionals in United Kingdom (England)

An overview of the licensing and liability regime applicable to healthcare providers and professionals in United Kingdom (England).

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The healthcare framework in United Kingdom (England)

A general introduction to the healthcare framework in United Kingdom (England), including the healthcare economy and levels of service provided.

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Economic duress and franchising: when does a threat not to enter into a contract amount to economic duress?

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal considered whether a threat not to enter a contract could amount to economic duress, holding that it would not

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Managing supply chain risk in franchise systems - proposed changes to insolvency regime

Against the backdrop of a number of high-profile business failures in the UK retail sector, the government has issued a report on the insolvency

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In a recent Court of Appeal case, a landlord was unsuccessful in its appeal against a first-instance decision that a 'non-reliance' clause in a lease

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Legalities of franchising in the United Kingdom

Franchisors expanding into the United Kingdom need a thorough knowledge of any UK rules and regulations which may affect them, particularly in a

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Four former Vision Express franchisees were recently successful in their claim against their franchisor, in which they alleged that they had been

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Franchise relationships are rarely life-long commitments, most will be for a fixed term with a right to renew. The renewal process provides an

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A woman who suffered the trauma of two failed kidney transplants following hospital errors is questioning NHS guidelines on organ transplants. Despite

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Recent Court of Appeal decisions offer hope to asbestos cancer sufferers

Following a long-fought battle in the case of Bussey v Anglia Heating Ltd 2018 EWCA Civ 243 , it's good to be able to report positive news for

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The year 2017 was relatively quiet for franchise disputes in the English courts. Nevertheless, this update discusses five cases which involved

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Franchising and the gig economy - risks and rewards

A number of businesses which franchise will interact with the gig economy, particularly those which operate with a low entry threshold, such as

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New payment practices regulations and the implications for franchise businesses

The Payment Practices and Performance Regulations 2017 require, as of financial years beginning on or after April 6 2017, large UK businesses to

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Preparing for Brexit: top five considerations for franchisors in 2017

Recent events have given the first real insight into the Brexit process.

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In Rush Hair Limited v Gibson-Forbes the English High Court considered whether two restrictive covenants relating to non-solicitation and

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