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EMPLOYER LIABLE FOR ROGUE EMPLOYEE'S DATA PROTECTION BREACH

In a recent High Court decision, Morrisons were found to be vicariously liable for the actions of a rogue employee who secretly copied the payroll file and then disclosed an edited version of that file on an online file sharing website. The edited file...

Another holiday pay blow for UK employers

The European Court of Justice gave judgment recently in a UK case which could have a significant impact on UK employers. The impact of this decision is that “employers” may potentially face a claim from workers for unpaid holiday going back to...

The Burberry Case and Shareholder Information

A recent Court of Appeal case has illustrated the circumstances in which a company can reject a request to receive a copy of its shareholder register, according to a corporate lawyer. “A company is legally obliged to maintain a register of its...

George Green Lawyers Ranked as Leaders in Their Fields

November has once again seen the publication of the latest edition of Chambers and Partners, one of the leading Law Firm Directories, which benchmarks lawyers and law firms using a market research based model. The 2018 edition of Chambers and Partners has...

Converting to a CIO: Issues for Secured Lenders

The process for the conversion of a charitable company into a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, due to come into force from 1 st January 2018, potentially causes uncertainty for third party lenders who have taken all assets security over a charitable...

George Green Advises Bakkavor Controlling Shareholder on IPO

Leading Midlands law firm, George Green, has advised Bakkavor Group’s controlling shareholder Milu Trading Inc together with founding directors Lydur and Agust Gudmundsson in connection with Bakkavor Group’s flotation on the primary segment of...

George Green Host GDPR Event

Midlands law firm, George Green LLP recently hosted a seminar dealing with the EU’s general data protection regulation (GDPR) which will come into force in May 2018. The event ,which was held at Wolverhampton’s Molineux stadium, attracted over...

George Green Host Law Taster Days

George Green LLP has been busy encouraging and inspiring local students to consider a career in law by providing a series of Law Taster Days at their Cradley Heath office. Sixth form students from local schools and colleges considering reading law at...

George Green Dealmakers Close on a Brace of Corporate Sales

George Green’s Corporate Chief Paul Bennett has lead on advising the shareholders of Midshire Business Systems and Midshires Business Systems (Northern) (“Midshires”) on its sale to Sharp Electronics Europe whilst fellow...

Common-Law Marriage

As a matter of law a common-law marriage does not exist.  If an unmarried couple that live together split up there is no formal procedure to go through that is akin to a divorce.  As the law currently stands there is no obligation for one party...
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