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Online platforms - promoting fairness and transparency

If you are running online intermediation services or if you are a user of online intermediation services, this article is for you. A new European Regulation, which will become enforceable in 2020, has been adopted by the Economic and Financial Affairs...

General Data Protection Regulation - the challenge continues

On 25 May 2018, the GDPR came into force signalling a major reform of data protection regulation. It proved a challenge and a worry for many businesses. The below sets out some of the challenges that may continue in year two of GDPR.  The maximum fine...

Essex Law firm introduces wellbeing programme for staff

Birkett Long is making a wellbeing commitment to their staff, which focuses on aspects of mental, physical and financial wellbeing. All managers and team leaders have undertaken wellbeing training to enable them to support their teams and colleagues....

Introducing the Birkett Long Intellectual Property Department

Jonathan Perlmutter has recently joined Birkett Long as Head of Intellectual Property, having spent nearly 13 years at a firm of patent and trade mark attorneys, latterly heading up their London operations. Jonathan and his team provide us with the ability...

Business tenancies - are you at risk?

As Brexit rumbles on, the UK’s financial position remains in the spotlight. In particular, the commercial property sector faces its own challenges and for both commercial landlords and tenants alike, the continued uncertainty will no doubt cause some...

E-commerce essentials

The number of online businesses is growing at an ever-increasing pace. This has led to a multitude of legal, regulatory and transparency requirements. I am often asked to review commercial contracts and notices for online businesses. Mostly, information...

How neutral are you and your business?

In trying to create some form of legacy, Theresa May is looking to have a UK legal commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and be the first major economy to do so. Green campaigners have broadly welcomed the initiative. Chancellor, Philip...

Essex Law firm sponsors school cricket teams

Birkett Long is proud to sponsor a local school’s cricket teams. The Year 6 A teams at St Cedd’s School in Chelmsford have been wearing their sponsored kits this season. The firm is delighted to be a sponsor in the first year that the St...

Specialist re-joins as Head of Employment Team

Employment law and HR expert Julie Temple has returned to her roots after 15 years – re-joining leading Essex law firm, Birkett Long, as Partner and Head of Employment and BLHR. She previously trained and qualified as a solicitor with the firm. ...

New solicitor joins the dispute resolution team

Birkett Long is pleased to welcome Laura Meers to our Dispute Resolution team. Laura will be based in the firm’s Basildon office. Laura will be working in the South Essex Dispute Resolution team, assisting with a wide range of commercial and other...
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