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08 Jun 2023 The Lessons in Legacy Podcast: Episode One, In Conversation with Dr Justin Craig

In the inaugural episode, Partner, Clare Stirzaker is joined by Dr Justin Craig, a visiting Professor of Family Enterprise at Kellogg Business School. Using Justin’s research on the strategy, function, management, and performance of multi-generational family enterprises and those who lead and steward them, we look at what the term legacy means in today’s world and its connotations, whether the next generation feels hamstrung by the concept of legacy and how business leaders can innovate where a predecessor’s legacy is so dominant.


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07 Jun 2023 A move towards leasehold reform?

In Estates Gazette, Partner, Simon Kerrigan and Colin Young reflect on the mooted radical reforms that are set to scrap the “feudal” leasehold system and reinforce that change is looking closer than ever.

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06 Jun 2023 Promoting a Framework for Public Art Projects: Key Considerations for Embarking on or Participating in a Public Art Commission

Senior Associate, Fred Clark and Associate, Ruby Dyce aim to provide a model contractual structure to be considered when putting in place agreements for public art projects.

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05 Jun 2023 Surrogacy Law: In conversation with Harriet Errington

Following the recent Surrogacy Reform Bill in the Spring, Family Partner, Harriet Errington has been featured in the Summer 2023 (Pride Edition) of Fyne Times in an ‘In Conversation with’ segment looking at the risks posed by outdated legalisation.

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02 Jun 2023 Renters bill brings changes to residential lettings market – Kellie Jones comments in Property Week

Litigation Partner, Kellie Jones provides commentary on an in-depth analysis piece on the Renters Reform Bill, which has sparked a fresh debate over how the balance between landlord and tenant should be struck.

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01 Jun 2023 The developer remediation contract is full of confusion

Construction Partner, Sarah Rock considers the lack of clarity on the developer remediation contracts, which has been causing confusion amongst developers looking at obligations involved in addressing the building safety crisis.

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23 May 2023 Lessons in Legacy: Pride in Philanthropy

Legacy is no longer just about wealth preservation. Wealth holders are increasingly seeing philanthropy as a core part of their legacy.

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22 May 2023 Is the leaseholder or landlord responsible for repair of a door entry system? – Kellie Jones provides clarification in The Sunday Times

In the Sunday Times, Litigation Partner, Kellie Jones explains how the wording of a lease can determine the responsibilities of landlords on the repair of a door entry system.

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17 May 2023 Home Office Compliance for Independent Schools – Three Simple Steps You Can Take Now

In the Independent Schools Magazine, Immigration Partner, Zoe Jacob provides three simple steps Independent Schools can take to improve Home Office compliance.

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17 May 2023 How to create a complaints procedure in an interior design practice

Construction Associate, Oliver Johnson writes for the British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) on why a complaints procedure is highly recommended for every interior design practice.

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