For directors & business owners

 

The impact of Covid 19 on contracts

This event was led by Laura Meers , a solicitor in the Dispute Resolution team. Our expert Laura looked at whether the pandemic is a force majeure event, including whether a new wave of COVID would be a force majeure event, what the effect on the...

The impact of Covid-19 on the commercial landlord tenant relationship

This event was led by Daniel Sturman , an Associate Solicitor in the Commercial Real Estate team. Daniel looked at the impact of Covid-19 on the commercial landlord and tenant relationship.       Visit our main event page to book...

An introduction to patents and designs

This event was led by Partner and Head of Intellectual Property Jonathan Perlmutter. Jonathan gave an introduction to patents and designs. . Visit our main event page to book a place at future events including our Wednesday Webinars Visit our main...

Brexit - why you need to update your terms of business if you trade with the EU

This event was led by Partner and Head of the Commercial and Corporate Finance Department, Tracey Dickens  and Senior Associate and Solicitor, Tim Field . Tracey and Tim gave an update on Brexit - why you need to update your terms and conditions if...

What we have learned from managing and marketing a business during lockdown

This event was led by our Managing Partner, Martin Hopkins and our Marketing expert, Jennie Skingsley . Martin and Jennie reflected on how they have managed and marketed our business during lockdown and what they have learned along the way during an...

Employment law - what a year, and what's next!

This employment law update was led by Julie Temple , Head of BLHR and Employment at Birkett Long. She looked back at 2020 and looked at what's to come in 2021, including furlough changes, IR35 overview and other developments. Julie was available for...

Debt collection options

For business owners, directors and FDs This event was led by  Holly Smith , paralegal and debt recovery expert at Birkett Long. Holly took us through debt collection options, including the insolvency element of bankruptcy and winding up...

Who owns your business' intellectual property?

This event was led by Jonathan Perlmutter , Head of Intellectual Property at Birkett Long. Jonathan talked about identifying and protecting your business' intangible assets.  The initial ownership of an intellectual property object tends to,...

WFH!? How does the Job Support Scheme work?

This event was led by Julie Temple , partner and head of the BLHR and employment team. Julie provided an overview of the new Job Support Scheme and the announcement that, where possible, people should work from home. She considered the impact on...

Sustainability & cost saving, Directors' responsibilities

This event was led by David Rayner, partner and head of the Environment & Energy team and Tim Field, a senior associate solicitor in the Commercial & Corporate Finance team at Birkett Long. David, Birkett Long's resident Jolly Green Giant,...