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Have the curtains been pulled on overlooking?
Darren Millis, Head of the Commercial Property team at Geoffrey Leaver, looks at the recent case of Fearn v The Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery in the Court of Appeal The recent court case between the Tate Gallery and the owners of apartments adjacent to the Tate Gallery has been extremely newsworthy. The…
Darren Millis, privileged to be a trustee at Milton Keynes Museum
Our Head of Commercial Property, Darren Millis has had the privilege of being a trustee of Milton Keynes Museum since 2014. Darren says ‘As someone who is committed to Milton Keynes, as a City and as a concept, I always find a visit to the museum thrilling, and totally engrossing. The experience for the visitor is…
The Sky’s the limit – or is it?
The case of Sky v SkyKick was referred to the Court of Justice of the EU (“CJEU”) by the High Court on a number of points. The CJEU provided its ruling on the case earlier this year. The claim began when the broadcaster Sky brought trade mark infringement proceedings against SkyKick, a cloud software company,…
Paula Stuart joins the board at Pegasus for Ride High!
Our Employment Partner, Paula Stuart has joined Pegasus for Ride High board as a Non-Executive Director and hopes to add value to the board with her knowledge of HR and horses. Pegasus for Ride High Ltd t/a Ride High Equestrian Centre is a social enterprise and all the profits are used to support the charity…
Three key reasons why you should have a partnership agreement in place
If you are entering into a partnership or you are a partner of an existing partnership then having a Partnership Agreement in place is strongly recommended. However, often partnerships do not have one in place as it is not a legal requirement to have a Partnership Agreement. This results in the default position of the…
Private Client Services
Why do I need a Business LPA?
If you are a shareholder, partner, sole trader or director and become incapacitated through illness or injury, your business is at risk if you don’t have a Business Lasting Power of Attorney. The concept of personal LPAs for both property and financial affairs and health and welfare is well known but a business owner should…