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Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements

Monday, 6th March 2017

A pre-nuptial agreement (pre-nup) is a document entered into prior to marriage or civil partnership. It allows the parties to plan for how their finances should be dealt with in the event the relationship breaks down. A post-nuptial agreement is much the same, save that it is entered into after marriage or civil partnership has taken place, but whilst the parties are still living together.

Can restrictive covenants be a matter of public interest?

Monday, 6th March 2017

In a previous article, "Grand Designs - what to consider when buying buildings or land", we considered the potential implications that restrictive covenants may have on development land.

Devon and Somerset Law Society Awards - Team of the Year

Monday, 6th March 2017

Ashfords is delighted to announce that the firm has been awarded "Team of the Year" at the Devon and Somerset Law Society (DASLS) Legal Awards which took place on 2 March 2017 at Sandy Park, Exeter.

Like the cut of a diamond, dealing with cyber security is a multi-faceted issue

Monday, 6th March 2017

The first trick to dealing with cyber security is realising it is multi-faceted with several layers/elements – including technology and human intervention.

Energy from Waste Partnership supporting Grass Root to Top Flight Rugby

Monday, 6th March 2017

CoGen, a leading Advanced Gasification Waste to Energy company within the UK, and Ashfords LLP, a national law firm with its roots firmly in the South West, have been delivering commercially viable Energy from Waste projects together for over 10 years.

Cyber Security - Raising Awareness of the Threat to the Marine Industry

Friday, 3rd March 2017

Guidance published by BIMCO and ENISA highlight the threats to the marine industry by cyber-attackers and how these can be fought.

Networking at events - top tips

Friday, 3rd March 2017

A post from the Trainee Blog covering tips on Networking at events.

Aviation Expert Examines The Final Shoreham Air Show Accident Report

Friday, 3rd March 2017

Aviation Lawyer and former RAF pilot expresses concern as the full chain of events that led to this tragedy are finally revealed.

The increasing importance and value of diversification for the Agriculture Sector

Friday, 3rd March 2017

The Office for National Statistics ("ONS") has recently issued its revised and finalised report on the 2016 Farm Business Survey of farm income.

Planning policy consultation begins on Greater Exeter Strategic Plan

Friday, 3rd March 2017

Four local authorities have joined together to progress a 'Greater Exeter Strategic Plan'. It is in its early stages, but outline details of the intentions behind the plan, what it will cover, and the various stages it needs to go through before adoption are included on the website set up to inform the public about the plan.

Virtual Reality’s Promise for Retail

Wednesday, 1st March 2017

Virtual reality and its sister technology augmented reality (or VR and AR) have been long on promise but short on delivery in many ways

A cautionary copyright tale for the property development sector: Signature Realty Limited v Fortis Developments Limited & Ors

Tuesday, 28th February 2017

A recent High Court decision highlights how easy it is for a developer to commit copyright infringement when developing land that is already the subject of planning permission.

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