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The Internet as a Human Right?

How far are an individual’s Human Rights affected in regards to the legal understanding of the internet?

The Intellectual Property Pi – can national and universal laws combine?

To what extent can legislation enacted by the nation state have precedence over universal laws, such as those found within mathematics?

Legal Robots: the end of the law?

Will the inevitable merging of artificial intelligence and the legal sector lead to the end of law as we know it?

GDPR update: new guidance website

The EC has recently released a new website that is aimed at providing further guidance to the upcoming GDPR changes.

How much will the change in GDPR affect IP law?

As Intellectual Property Law (IP) rapidly advances, how much will the change to GDPR this year effect the impact of IP upon businesses?

Are digital borders the future of immigration for post-Brexit Britain?

Post-Brexit Britain is foreseen to be heavily laden with increased border controls. Therefore, are digital borders the answer?

New Data Protection Bill – Are you prepared?

The European Union is set to issue and enforce a ‘General Data Protection Regulation’ (GDPR) on 25th May 2018, in which the current British legislation has been amended, in order to comply with this. MP Matt Hancock released a ‘Statement of Intent’ on Monday 7th August 2017, regarding a ‘new data protection bill’ to be

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New Visa Scheme for Digital Technology Talents coming to the UK!

The Tech City UK, a designated endorsing body for the Digital Technology category under the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) Visa scheme, has recently announced the new Tech Nation Visa Scheme, which provides more flexibility to the current route of the Tier 1 (ET) Visa. What is the Tech Nation Visa Scheme? The procedures to apply

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Think before pilfering online photos for commercial use!

In Absolute Lofts South West London v Artisan Home Improvements, the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (Court) has clarified how the quantum of damages in cases of knowing infringement of copyright should be determined. Apart from the “user principle” laid down in Henderson, the Court examined the potential difference of quantum that word arise from the

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Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out!

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has recently ruled in an employment dispute that an employee’s derogatory comments on social media was not protected disclosure, and could be used as a basis for dismissal as long as the reason was one that fell within s.98 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (Act). Background of the case In

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Rahul Batra listed in Leader List 2015 by Citywealth Magazine as top UK Lawyer

Hudson McKenzie are delighted to announce that our Managing Partner, Rahul Batra has been included in the list of top UK lawyers published by Citywealth Magazine. Click here to view full listing. The Citywealth Leaders List is the indispensible best of the best online directory of wealth management professionals worldwide. This online resource provides a

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Hudson McKenzie recognised as a Legal 500 firm

The Legal 500 UK 2013 list has been published today and we are delighted to have been recognised for exceptional legal services we provide to our clients. We have been noted by the publication for our services offered in the area of Immigration Law as one of the best immigration lawyers in the UK. The Legal 500 is the leading legal research

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Beware of a legal bargain

The Legal Ombudsman has warned that using cut-rate legal advisers sometimes leaves people unable to pursue complaints when things go wrong. The 2007 Legal Services Act came into force on 25th May 2011. The most significant consequence of the Legal Services Act has been allowing legal services to be delivered outside of the traditional law

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Hudson McKenzie launches new website and expands to offer other legal services

Hudson McKenzie is proud to announce the launch of its new website on 23 August 2013. This launch comes in conjunction with the firm adding other legal services. The firm has added to its legal capabilities in a move to embrace the changing legal landscape, providing its clients a more complete legal service, thereby positioning

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