Member News

13/07/2012
The new legislation may improve the image of enforcement, but will it achieve the correct balance between the rights of creditors and those of debtors? Steeles Law's Tom Bailey and Denise Cushine investigate. Click here to view the article in full (reproduced with the kind permission of the...
11/07/2012
Vicki Mitman, a solicitor in the firm’s Franchising team, recently attended the bfa Affiliate and Midlands Regional Forums.  The bfa works closely with its members and affiliate members to help advance knowledge and expertise within the franchise industry and acts as the voice of ethical...
10/07/2012
Norwich and Diss based law firm Steeles Law has recently recruited a new Marketing Manager and Business Development Executive, signalling a major investment in these areas for the future growth of the Whiting Road based business (which also has established offices in Diss and a city based team in...
10/07/2012
Steeles Law Head of Real Estate Michael Fahy and Trainee Solicitor Laura Tanguay consider the Court of Appeal decision of Helena Partnerships Ltd v HMRC [2012] EWCA Civ 569 regarding the charitable status of housing associations. Last month, the Court of Appeal unanimously dismissed an appeal by...
09/07/2012
Despite the stories in the news at the moment, practical learning opportunities are still alive and well in Norfolk.  The Skills Centre @ Wayland Academy is designed to offer applied qualifications in Construction and Engineering to pre-16 students.  Read more about the centre in the attached...
09/07/2012
Community activist, Robert Ashton, used his Guardian professional blog last week to call for the Barclays £290 million fine to be used towards doing good in our communities. By allocating the money to Community Foundations, local need would be assessed and good causes who get overlooked by national...
09/07/2012
Steeles Law’s Head of Employment, Oliver Brabbins, considers the implications of a recent Court of Appeal decision in which an employee who set up a business competing with his employer was held not to be in breach of his contract of employment. In this case, the employee (R) had been recruited...
06/07/2012
A Great Yarmouth businessman has successfully completed one of the toughest and most notorious triathlon events in the world, the annual Escape from Alcatraz. Pasta Foods managing director Karl Jermyn had to swim a mile and a half across San Francisco Bay from the legendary island prison and then...
06/07/2012
The Library Restaurant Bar and Grill Fashion Gala Dinner for Charity Local Charity Leeway Domestic Violence and Abuse services Wednesday 25th July from 6.30pm and will involve presentations from Rachel Glick of Lingerie Indiscrete and Claire Bunton of Claire Bunton Image Consultancy, followed...
06/07/2012
Gordon Secker is taking a fortnight off work as auditor with PKF Accountants and business advisers for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to get involved in the Olympic games. The Lowestoft man has been selected for the team of Olympic volunteers and will help organise travel for more than 25,000...

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