University launches Student Legal Advice Centre to help community

A legal advice centre offering support to members of the community has been launched by the University of Derby. The Student Legal Advice Centre will be run by LLB (Hons) Law students who will provide members [...]

Beswicks’ criminal defence team relocates to Festival Park

Beswicks Legal’s criminal defence team has relocated a short distance from its Berkeley Court offices in Newcastle-under-Lyme to Festival Park, Stoke-on-Trent. The 13-strong team has moved into Unit 2, Lakeside, to be situated alongside Beswicks’ head [...]

Gig economy court case highlights need for workers to have the correct status

The outcome of a recent high-profile court case concerning the employment status of a plumber should make firms wary of how they define the status of those who work for them, local accountancy firm Newby Castleman [...]

Shakespeare Martineau appoints new national head of real estate

Law firm, Shakespeare Martineau, has appointed Louise Drew as the new head of its national real estate group. Louise has been with Shakespeare Martineau for 5 years, working with a large range of clients from across [...]

Match made in heaven: Hogan Lovells kicks off Aston Villa FC season advising on NSWE investment

Hogan Lovells has advised Championship football club Aston Villa FC on the real estate aspects of investment in the club by NSWE through an undisclosed capital injection, approved by the English Football League (EFL) on Friday. [...]

AS GDPR legislation cloaks the business community, is a partnership approach with a digital IT expert the way to successfully address a potentially worrisome issue?

GDPR – four letters that can strike confusion and fear into any business. General Data Protection Regulation demands greater accountability and transparency from organisations about how they collect, process and store personal information. Talk of the [...]