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Hamlins nominated for the Music Week Awards 2018

The Hamlins media team have recently been nominated for a Music Week award for the second year running. The competition was tough with a record number of entries this year but Hamlins are nominated in the ‘Law Firm of the... Read more

Christopher Hutchings featured as lawyer of the week in Law Society Gazette

Media partner Christopher Hutchings has been featured as lawyer of the week in Law Society Gazette on 5th March 2018 in light of his recent win in a landmark case against Channel 5. The case for invasion of privacy on... Read more

Triumph for Hamlins’ Defamation Team as Nigel Farage retracts false political smear against Hope not Hate

Good News! Nigel Farage formally withdrew his false claims against Hope not Hate, the anti-extremism pressure group.  He acknowledged that Hope not Hate does not tolerate or pursue violent or undemocratic behaviour and he would not repeat the claim or let anyone... Read more

Do you own your digital footprint? Asks commercial IP partner Matthew Pryke

The importance and value of a strong and developed digital footprint is widely recognised as a key business asset. However often businesses fail to ensure the legal rights associated with this important element of business’ brand identity is secured and... Read more

Alexandra Cooke advises travel companies on using contracts to protect their data in ABTA Travel Law Today

Hamlins Associate Alexandra Cooke has commented on new data protection regulations in ABTA’s travel publication Travel Law Today. The article considers the impact of the implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation on the Travel Industry and the contracts... Read more

Corporate partner Daniel Bellau shares top tips for protecting your business assets in the Daily Mirror

Corporate partner, Daniel Bellau has shared his top tips for businesses to protect their intellectual property in the Daily Mirror’s BizBureau column. “Some of the most important assets of a business are intangible ones.” he says. “It’s easy to think... Read more

Turning It Over – Turnover rent points to note for both landlords and tenants

Turnover rent is a useful way for landlords and tenants to share the success and risk of trading premises. Turnover rent is typical in most leases in shopping centres, factory outlet centres, airports and railway stations but is increasingly common... Read more

VIDEO: The Small Cap market is discussed by Corporate Partner Daniel Bellau

  TRANSCRIPT Introduction I am Daniel Bellau, the head of corporate finance team at Hamlins. We act for a mixture of entrepreneurial and institutional businesses across the UK and the international market. I have been working in the small cap... Read more

Matthew Pryke comments on GDPR in ABTA Travel Law Today

Commercial partner Matthew Pryke commented on the EU’s new data protection regulation, due to come into effect next May, in the spring edition of ABTA publication, Travel Law Today. He advises businesses to get their heads around its implications as... Read more

If you think you have created the next playground craze, ensure your invention is protected

If you or your business think you have come up with the next playground craze, you should ensure your invention is protected. There are plenty of cautionary tales of entrepreneurs who have failed to profit from their creative genius, the... Read more