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  • Conscience and common sense


    04 June 2015

    Tom Heys has been mentioned on the Economist's Erasmus blog, in an article looking at Islam, the courts and female attire.

  • When councils can charge planning agreement fees and when they cannot


    03 June 2015

    We have written an article for Waste Planning magazine on the requirements for planning applications for waste related schemes.

  • Zero-hours contracts – exclusivity ban now in force

    27 May 2015

    The new government has finally implemented the long-heralded ban on exclusivity clauses in zero-hours contracts. This has been a hot topic for many months, with all of the major political parties including plans to tackle the widespread use of such contracts in their election manifestos.

  • Zero hours contracts: A godsend for high-flying professionals


    20 May 2015

    Helen Samuel, Senior Lawyer with lewissilkinhouse - our specialist resourcing service - has written an article for City AM on the benefits of zero hours contracts for high-flying professionals.

  • ...a little bit of law - The Private Rented Sector


    19 May 2015

    At its widest, the private rented sector in the UK comprises any property that is privately owned and which is rented to individuals as their principal home.

  • Africa's 'explosive growth' in adspend

    11 May 2015

    Following their attendance at last month's IAA 'Africa Rising' conference in Ghana, Boko Inyundo and Paul Rajput's article on why and how big brands are taking the continent seriously, has been featured by leading advertising industry magazine, Campaign.

  • Lewis Silkin advises Publicis Worldwide on acquisition of shopper marketing agency, Vivid Brand

    06 May 2015

    Lewis Silkin has advised Publicis Groupe's agency network Publicis Worldwide, one of the leading global creative agency networks, on its acquisition of shopper marketing agency, Vivid Brand, adding to its portfolio of agencies within the Publicis Worldwide network in the UK.

  • Lewis Silkin opens its doors in Hong Kong


    30 April 2015

    First international office will provide employment and global mobility advice for clients across Asia-Pacific. Lewis Silkin today announces the establishment of a new office in Hong Kong to support the rapidly expanding employment and global mobility needs of its clients across the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Behind the billboard - regulating health and beauty ads


    29 April 2015

    Brinsley Dresden has been interviewed by LexisNexis for an article on the challenges confronting advertisers in the health and beauty industries.

  • Lewis Silkin advises digital consultancy How Splendid Ltd on sale to Creston plc


    27 April 2015

    Lewis Silkin has advised How Splendid Ltd (‘Splendid’), the digital design and development consultancy, on its sale to Creston plc, the marketing communications group. Founded in 2003 and based in London, Splendid comprises User Experience (“UX”) specialists, designers and developers, delivering work for a variety of multinational, blue-chip clients across the finance, utilities, retail and media sectors.

  • How to Protect your Format


    27 April 2015

    This paper is based on that extensive experience, and sets out a number of practical steps that you can take to make the protection of television formats easier for those that have invested substantial time and money in their creation.

  • The Bribery Act 2010 and its impact on the advertising industry


    27 April 2015

    It has been called the ‘toughest bribery legislation in the world’ and has been rumoured to spell the end for corporate hospitality, media rebates and the client lunch, but what are the real implications of the Bribery Act 2010 for the advertising industry?

  • Tesco said to face possible action after firing staff by mail


    21 April 2015

    Michael Burd has been quoted in an article by Bloomberg which looks at the issues that Tesco Plc is facing after they conducted exit interviews with the executives involved in the accounting scandal by mail, rather than in person.

  • Election 2015: employees’ rights to their opinions


    21 April 2015

    Karen Baxter and Sal Simao, Partner at Ford Harrison - fellow member of the Ius Laboris law firm alliance, have written an article for Personnel Today examining the workplace legislation around taking time off to vote and staking a political allegiance.

  • Résolutions spéciales requises par le Companies Act 2006

    20 April 2015

    Les décisions ci-dessous ne peuvent être passées que par les actionnaires détenant au moins 75% des droits de vote.

  • Faith in the Party


    16 April 2015

    Tom Heys has been quoted in the Economist's Erasmus blog on the intersection of religion and public policy.

  • Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA) releases international advertising law book


    15 April 2015

    The Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (“GALA”) has released “Advertising Law: A Global Legal Perspective”, a book that provides an overview of the laws governing advertising and marketing in 55 countries, from Argentina to Zimbabwe.

  • Contests, games and draws: The UK sales promotion law


    15 April 2015

    The Gambling Act 2005, which came into force on 1st September 2007, includes a number of provisions that impact directly upon the legality of promotional contests, games and draws in the UK. It does not extend to Northern Ireland, however, which can have significant consequences.

  • New Law Journal covers Matthew Rowbotham's promotion to partner


    10 April 2015

    The New Law Journal has covered the promotion of Matthew Rowbotham to Lewis Silkin's partnership and the appointment of the five new Managing Associates.

  • Religion, holidays and days off in the global workplace


    08 April 2015

    Tom Heys has contributed to an article for Corporate Counsel which looks at religion, holidays and days off in the global workplace.

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