Career development continues to be a top priority at BPE Solicitors with the announcement of two newly qualified Solicitor appointments and two new training contracts.
BPE Solicitors, a Top 200 law firm with headquarters in Cheltenham, has appointed Emma Hickson as a Senior Associate as part of its Commercial team.
Food giant Nestlé loses a sixteen year battle to protect its signature four finger shaped chocolate bar after a ruling by the European Court of Justice holds that it ‘lacks distinctiveness’.Read More
Following a recent story of two children left in a car in high temperatures, Iain Garfield discusses the ICO guidance on using 'vital interests' as a ground for processing personal data.Read More
Shanade Smith, a trainee in BPE’s Commercial team, reviewing a recent case relating to trade mark infringement and considering what steps to take to avoid falling foul to such action.Read More
The commercial team at BPE is supporting clients preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), but is worried by the number of self-proclaimed experts positioning themselves as consultants in this complex subject. In this post, Solicitor Doris Woo details the actual facts of the matter, mythbusting the uncertainty around the new legislation that will replace the Data Protection Act.Read More