Lease re-gearing - What is it and should you be doing it?

Re-gearing a lease is the practice of renegotiating your lease terms during the course of the lease. The practice of re-gearing can be advantageous to both tenants and landlords. Philip Jacques considers the value of re-gearing of leases.  What…

Three things every leisure and hospitality company should know about commercial leasing

In the world of commercial leases, Heads of Terms list the main points (pre-agreed by the landlord and the tenant) to be included within a commercial lease. Generally, surveyors will act on behalf of landlords and tenants to agree the level…

Emmanuel Verraes in EU Parliament to advocate fair remuneration for authors and publishers

On 26 September 2018, Emmanuel Verraes (partner IP, Media & Entertainment law Flinn) has underlined the necessity of a fair remuneration of authors and publishers in the European Parliament. The European Directive on…

The Copyright Directive

Co-authored by Helen Dobson and Calum Parfitt Last month the European Parliament voted decisively in favour of the draft Copyright Directive (“Directive”), aspects of which seem set to disrupt the status quo of online publishing and…

New member welcomed - BDG Avocats from Montreal, Canada

We are all very pleased to welcome our newest member into our network of international lawyers. The new member is BDG Avocats from Montreal, Canada. The contact partner at the firm is Mr. François Boscher: fboscher@bdglaw.com For nearly…
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Lawrope AGM 2018 Oporto, Portugal

This year, Lawrope’s annual general meeting will take place in Oporto, Portugal on 21st - 22nd of September 2018 and it will be hosted by our member in Portugal,  RICARDO GONCALVES – Advogados. On Friday, the participants will attend a…

3D Printing – Does new technology require new laws?

Additive manufacturing, also commonly known as 3D Printing is at the forefront of a resurgence in smaller scale manufacturing.  It has created new and exciting opportunities but has it also created novel challenges for legal liability and…