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20 Sep 2022 My NFT has been stolen, what do I do? : Avoiding Crypto / NFT fraud and theft (Part 2 of 2)

With a rise in reports surrounding NFT and cryptocurrency scams, Partner, Kellie Jones and Associates Rosie Adcock and Alexander Martinelli highlight what strategies can be put in place by those creating, buying or selling NFTs.

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20 Jul 2022 Grappling with Graffiti: Street art – who owns it?

Litigation and Art Law Partner, Simon Fitzpatrick, Associate, Rosie Adcock and Trainee Solicitor, Ruby Dyce comment on the rise of street art, thanks to the likes of artists such as Banksy and Jean-Michel Basquiat, and the resulting disputes over ownership which are often tied to property and land law.

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05 Jul 2022 Prevention is better than cure: Avoiding Crypto / NFT fraud and theft (Part 1 of 2)

With a rise in reports surrounding NFT and cryptocurrency scams, Partner, Kellie Jones, Associate, Rosie Adcock and Trainee, Ruby Dyce highlight what strategies can be put in place by those creating, buying or selling NFTs.

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01 Apr 2022 March NFT Litigation Roundup: Jay-Z, Bored Ape, Caked Apes and more…

As the rise of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) continues to soar, so too do the questions, legal issues and disputes around them. When faced with such a high growth phenomenon, the law can take time to catch up. We are closely monitoring the developments and bring you the second of our monthly roundups of the key NFT disputes to be aware of.

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16 Mar 2022 Locked down – but not out

In February, Litigation Associate, Rosie Adcock, attended the Law Society Gazette roundtable discussion sponsored by Cisco.

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03 Aug 2020 Dill in the Supreme Court: What happens when a listed building is not a building?

Earlier this summer, the Supreme Court ruled in favour of a landowner who sold two 18th century urns…

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19 Jun 2020 Dill in the Supreme Court: Greater clarity for owners of listed assets

Last month, an important judgment by the Supreme Court clarified the definition “building” for the purposes of the listed buildings regime.

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24 Apr 2020 COVID-19: a forced revolution to how WeWork

The troubles possibly faced by WeWork, the shared office space company, were well documented long before the global impact of COVID-19 was felt.

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15 Apr 2020 Remote justice – how the Courts are adapting to the crisis of COVID-19

The legal profession has had to adapt quickly to the continuing restrictions imposed by the global pandemic.

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27 Mar 2020 COVID-19: What are the legal implications for the UK arts market?

As the outbreak of COVID-19 has intensified, the UK art market, an inherently international industry, which thrives on both its domestic and global events, has felt the unprecedented effects.

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