GDPR Consent - when 'no' means no

Monday, 24th July 2017

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which applies from next May, contains much stricter conditions which must be followed when obtaining consent for processing personal data.

Strong year of growth for Ashfords LLP as turnover rises 12.7% to £40.6m in the year to 30 April 2017

Monday, 24th July 2017

National law firm Ashfords has closed another successful year with turnover rising to £40.6m representing an increase of 12.7% from the prior year with substantial growth across the firm's six offices.

Public Sector Bulletin - 21 July 2017

Monday, 24th July 2017

Few could have imagined the shape of the current political landscape in the UK, just over one month on from the snap General Election. The legislative agenda for the upcoming two-year Parliament just announced in the Queen's Speech is likewise significantly different from what was expected before the General Election.

Brexit could make cross-border M&A a difficult process

Monday, 24th July 2017

Research published by Deloitte has shown a marked increase in the value of cross-border M&A between the UK and other European countries.

Experian MarketIQ names Ashfords as one of the UK's most active legal advisers of 2017

Monday, 24th July 2017

Research recently released by Experian MarketIQ, the market intelligence platform, has shown that national law firm Ashfords has once again been ranked as one of the UK's most active legal advisers for corporate transactions.

Fire Risk Assessments

Friday, 21st July 2017

Unfortunately the recent tragic events in London have brought fire safety to the forefront of all our minds. If you are a landlord, business owner, director, manager, employer or occupant you have a responsibility for fire safety.

Details of Housing Infrastructure Fund announced

Friday, 21st July 2017

Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid, has announced the details of the £2.3bn Housing Infrastructure Fund ("HIF"), which is aimed at unlocking housing delivery by either meeting the cost of infrastructure holding up the development of an allocated site or providing a "forward fund" to pay for strategic infrastructure which will help authorities in their plan formation process.

Extending the Unified Patent Court beyond the EU?

Friday, 21st July 2017

The European Patent Office has existed since 1977. Yet, at present, there is no such thing as a single european patent. European patent applications, once granted by this office, must be validated into a bundle of national rights, with each country individually taking over post-grant procedures such as enforcement via their individual national courts.

Meet the Trainee - Bronwen Jones

Friday, 21st July 2017

A post from the Trainee Blog - Bronwen Jones, answers questions on starting her career as a Trainee Solicitor at Ashfords.

Ashfords retains title of one of the UK's best employers in the Legal Week Best Employers Report 2017

Wednesday, 19th July 2017

National law firm Ashfords has once again been named as one of the UK's best employers following the publication of Legal Week's 2017 Best Employers Report.

Light Aircraft Crash in Wiltshire: Aviation Lawyer Urges Prompt Publication of an Accident Report

Wednesday, 19th July 2017

Aviation lawyer at national law firm Ashfords says the causes of this tragic accident need to be understood so that light aircraft flight safety can be improved.

The Queen's Speech - The Housing Market Programme

Wednesday, 19th July 2017

On 21st June 2017, the Queen gave her speech at the State Opening of Parliament. The speech has confirmed the Government's intention to implement the key measures proposed in the Housing White Paper published on 7th February 2017.


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