Member News

27/07/2012
The firm’s Franchising Team recently enjoyed an evening’s sail on White Moth, a Norfolk Wherry Yacht.  Wherries were originally trading vessels which used to sail the Norfolk Broads.  Subsequently, some were developed to carry passengers and the Wherry Yachts were built as pleasure yachts early in...
26/07/2012
Lee is a FA and FIFA Licensed Football Agent, and joins Leathes Prior to work in Dan Chapman’s Sports Team, which trades under the style Full Contact (see www.fullcontactlaw.co.uk). Lee will head up Full Contact’s player representation and agency division, acting for football players throughout the...
25/07/2012
Adam Blenkinsop and Katy Kidd report on Lambeth Council’s recent success in obtaining injunctions against unlicensed ice cream traders in London’s South Bank, and outline the legal framework for local authorities bringing such actions. Click here to view the article in full published by Local...
23/07/2012
Steeles Law Associate Jean Parkinson and Trainee Solicitor Laura Tanguay discuss the new Private Member’s Bill on littering. A new Private Member’s Bill on roadside littering was heard in the House of Lords last week. The aim of the Bill is to ‘close the loophole’ in the existing provisions and...
20/07/2012
Steeles Law Head of Planning & Environment David Merson previously reported on Coalition proposals to revise the planning system and in particular proposals to amend the Use Classes Order. He now looks at Communities Secretary Eric Pickles’ announcement today highlighting the proposals to...
20/07/2012
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has recently considered whether it was fair to dismiss two employees for taking preliminary steps towards setting up in competition with their employer.  Employment Principal Lorna Townsend reports. Following hot on the heels from the decision of the Court of...
19/07/2012
New routes and more choice for sun seekers from Norwich International Airport Thomson and First Choice are pleased to announce that for Summer 2013 they will be doubling capacity at Norwich International Airport through the introduction of three brand new routes to Dalaman in Turkey, Enfidha in...
19/07/2012
Bigfork have just launched a new website for Flooring Supplies Anglia, the regions leading flooring products distributor. Using our strategic approach to website design we produced a digital marketing plan which included a website content plan, search engine optimisation and a broadly appealing,...
19/07/2012
A new set of Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure has been published, following a fundamental review carried out by Mr Justice Underhill.  Professional Support Lawyer Elizabeth Stevens looks at the main changes. In November 2011, Mr Justice Underhill (former president of the Employment Appeal...
19/07/2012
Employment Team win Tribunal for Golf Club Leathes Prior's Employment Team successfully represented Sheringham Golf Club at an Employment Tribunal this week. Faced with high value claims for alleged disability discrimination brought by a former Club Secretary/Manager, claims always strenuously...

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