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City of Manchester Business Awards shortlists Excello Law for Legal Firm of the Year

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Excello Law has been shortlisted for ‘Legal Firm of the Year’ as part of the 2022 City of Manchester Business Awards (COMBA). COMBA were established by Downtown in Business in…

Brexit and Cyprus, artificial intelligence and the Horizon Europe alternative

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On 14th January 2021, shortly after the end of the post-Brexit transition period on 31st December 2020,  the UK High Commissioner to Cyprus, Stephen Lillie, published an article entitled “A…

Developer Wins Compensation for Lost Profits

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Your neighbours owe you a duty of care and, if they cause a nuisance that results in you suffering financial loss, you are entitled to compensation in full. The point…

High Court Rules on Status of an Agreement between Two Parties

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The difference between a binding contract and an agreement in principle, subject to further negotiation, could hardly be more important. However, as was shown by a High Court case concerning…

High Court Rules on Validity of Notice to Quit

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Most people are aware that companies have legal identities separate from the individuals who control them. The application of that basic principle can, however, be problematic and certainly posed a…

Court of Appeal Decision on Rogue Residential Landlord

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Residential landlords sadly often focus on collecting rent and take a laissez-faire attitude to the condition of their properties. However, as a Court of Appeal ruling underlined, they take a…

Real estate lawyer Deepak Gupta joins Excello Law in Kent

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Deepak Gupta, an experienced commercial property solicitor based in Kent, has joined national consultancy firm Excello Law.  He was formerly a partner at Thomson Snell & Passmore. Qualifying in 2002,…

Brexit and a UK-US trade deal, Northern Ireland protocol bill and the retained EU Law dashboard

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On 6th June 2022, Callum Jones, US Business Correspondent of The Times, had an article published in The Times in which he argued that “taking a state-by-state approach is no…

White Paper proposes biggest changes to legislation on residential lettings for 30 years

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On 16 June 2022, the Government introduced a White Paper called “A Fairer Rented Private Sector”. It proposes the biggest changes to the legislation on residential lettings for 30 years.…

There is a big difference between tolerating difference and embracing difference

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Employment partner David Greenhalgh joined Excello Law in 2020 based in London. Having qualified in 1994, he had an early background in heavyweight litigation, including acting for the families of…

Bringing employment tribunals into the modern age

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The way Employment Tribunals record their proceedings may soon be modernised, with handwritten notes being replaced by digital recordings and possibly even AI-assisted transcripts. The use of the latest technology…

Why employers should think twice before forcing out older workers

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When Anne Robinson recently left Countdown, the 77-year-old broadcaster quipped: “I’ve had a blast hosting this wonderful show and I stayed longer than I signed up for. Now it is time…