Birketts’ webinar ‘Homeworking: the new normal’

Birketts has held the latest in its highly regarded series of webinars, this time on the topic of home working. Abigail Trencher hosted the session with contributions from Matthew Gowen, Julie Gowland and Kitty Rosser. Jeanette Wheeler, Head of Employment, joined...

Construction webinar provides roadmap to pitfalls of adjudications

Birketts’ construction team has provided an invaluable lesson on the issues surrounding adjudication in their latest interactive webinar, now available to watch in full on YouTube. Led by Birketts’ Partner Ruth Sunaway, Senior Associates Carolyn...

Debt recovery webinar – getting your money

More than 150 people tuned into Birketts’ webinar offering vital advice on debt recovery and how individuals and businesses can recover their money in the rapidly changing COVID-19 landscape. Partner Andrew Rush led a team...

Becoming a licensed sponsor – is your business ready?

Businesses wishing to recruit workers from overseas post January 2021 must become registered, licensed sponsors in post-Brexit Britain. Are you ready, asks Gemma Hill, senior solicitor at local law firm Hewitsons. Having left the EU...

Birketts offers tech-based solution to assist clients with estate planning and Wills

Following the successful utilisation of Settify by Birketts’ Family Law Team, clients of the firm’s Private Client Advisory Team can now access the same platform to get assistance with their Wills. Birketts was one of...

Are you a shareholder? Then you need a Shareholders Agreement. Neil Ashley of...

When you first set up a limited company, it will invariably be purchased “off the shelf” with a ready-made set of ‘articles’. The articles are the constitution of the company.  They will either be the...

LOCAL LAW FIRM WINS EXCELLENCE AWARD

The corporate team at law firm Hewitsons has won a prestigious award in the Cambridgeshire Law Society Legal Excellence Awards. Partner in the corporate team Laurence Evans, himself recognised as a ‘next generation lawyer’ in...

Birketts advises leading health technology provider on acquisition of 75% of health IT consultancy

Leading East of England law firm, Birketts, with assistance from Austrian firm, Denkmair Hutterer Hüttner Waldl Rechtsanwälte GmbH, advised X-tention Limited on the acquisition of 75% of Cloud 21 Limited. Cloud 21, based in Kent,...

What the F?

Coronavirus, and the illness it causes - Covid-19 - have got the world F’ing quite a lot. We’ve been inundated with requests about both F’ing people and F’ing contracts. Ordinarily, our articles would be more...

Make Intellectual Property your business

Every business will have some form of Intellectual Property (IP) – not just those that deal with technology. To appreciate the importance of this IP, it is necessary to understand the nature of different...