Retail and consumer
Our legal experts advise leading multichannel retailers and other high street occupiers including restaurants, pubs and coffee chains; household consumer goods brands; and food and drink businesses on a range of legal requirements from strategic acquisitions to loyalty programmes, and from brand management to store portfolio reviews. For more information click here
We advise businesses across the property sector; from some of the largest lenders, government agencies, listed property companies and construction contractors, to private entrepreneurs, funds, corporate occupiers and professional service organisations. With an absolute commitment to gaining insight from the market and converting it into practical legal advice for our clients, we don't just understand the technical legal issues, but are also aware of the emerging trends and commercial developments affecting the industry. For more information click here
Our financial services team advises banks, building societies, insurers, payments institutions and other market participants on a wide range of legal issues. Our experience and insight within the financial services industry means our advice is not only technically expert, but practical and commercial and grounded in the market in which you operate. For more information click here
We offer practical legal advice on a wide range of issues across the healthcare sector. Our strengths lie in "transactional" healthcare work with particular emphasis on contractual arrangements between private suppliers and the NHS and large scale transformational deals such as mergers and acquisitions of both private sector, NHS bodies, franchising of NHS Trusts and contracts for outsourcing and IT supply. The team expertise also spans across other areas including; procurement, project finance, joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, disposals, construction, litigation, Care Quality Commission matters, health and safety, employment and pensions. For more information click here
Energy and utilities
With increasing government regulation and policy change the need to keep up to date with the latest legislative changes and their impact is critical. The Energy 'trilemma' of emissions, costs and security are key topics on every business team's agenda. The emergence of new technologies, especially within renewables, also adds to the complexity of this fast moving sector. Our multi-disciplinary team covers the full spectrum of Energy related issues, spanning renewables, electricity, gas, oil & gas, nuclear, water, waste, low carbon/sustainability and regulation across all disciplines. For more information click here
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Briefings from Addleshaw Goddard
Data Issues Roundup, 29 April: China/US dataflows; cyber insurance; Twitter falls under EU control; and more
Also: cultural differences could wreck the single EU data protection law dream; data protection authorities face resource challenges due to digital boom; and more.
The ECJ has handed down a decision which confirms that ‘establishment’ means the local employment unit to which the redundant worker is assigned to carry out his duties.
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