News and Events

What is the future for Three-Person IVF?

The recent milestone event of a baby being born with the genes of three different parents was an amazing medical development for those suffering from hereditary diseases but the wider consequences of three-person IVF treatments have caused controversy worldwide. World’s first 3 parent IVF baby The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) approved ‘mitochondrial donation’ at UK… Read more »

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London Legal Walk 2017

Bishop & Sewell will be entering a team again this year for the London Legal Walk 2017, a 10km walk around Central London in support of The London Legal Support Trust. Our team will be walking with the Lord Chief Justice and thousands of lawyers, colleagues and friends to raise funds to support Law Centres and pro bono agencies in and… Read more »

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ALEP 10th Anniversary Conference

The ALEP 10th Anniversary Conference was held on 23rd March 2017 at the Royal Institute of British Architects in Portland Place. Mark Chick spoke to delegates together with Tom Jefferies of Landmark Chambers on the subject of ‘Getting the Notice Right.’ ALEP is the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners and seeks to promote excellence in… Read more »

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Advice to flat owners

http://www.bishopandsewell.co.uk/content/wp-admin/post.php?post=2304&action=edit#Leasehold experts Stuart Merrison, Chris Macartney and Mark Chick were in Hackney on Monday meeting leaseholders and answering questions about service charges, lease extension and freehold matters. They will be back there again on Monday 6th March 2017 to answer questions about buying your freehold. If you would like to ask a question about a… Read more »

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Bishop & Sewell strengthens Leasehold Enfranchisement Team

New Senior Associate Solicitor, Stephen Charnock, joins the firm in our Landlord & Tenant team. Stephen specialises in Leasehold Enfranchisement and has more than 20 years’ experience in this complex area of law. Stephen dealt with some of the very first claims when the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act was enacted in 1993 introducing new enfranchisement rights for… Read more »

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ALEP 10th Anniversary Dinner & Conference – 23 March 2017 – London

Members of Bishop & Sewell will be attending ALEP’s 10th Anniversary Dinner and 20th conference being held at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) on 23rd March, 2017. The conference includes an array of speakers renowned for their expertise in this niche sector. The evening will reflect on a decade of key decisions and factors that have influenced… Read more »

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Help for Residents’ Associations from the FPRA

Running a successful private residents’ association is certainly not without its share of difficulties. While the directors of your association may have knowledge or expertise in certain areas, you will be all too aware that leasehold legislation is a complex area and expert advice and opinion can be costly and hard to come by. A… Read more »

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Members of PRAGMA

Bishop & Sewell have recently become members of PRAGMA, a leading international network of lawyers and consulting firms. PRAGMA provides a platform for our clients to access high quality legal professionals worldwide, with the cost-effectiveness and personalised service only independent, regional law firms provide. PRAGMA was established in 2001 and has member firms in Europe, Asia,… Read more »

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New Data Protection Rules

New rights, new responsibilities and new obligations are coming into force with the new Data Protection Rules due in May 2018. The new law fundamentally affects the way everyone uses data to market, provide services and run businesses. Amongst other things it will require you to notify the Information Commissioner’s office and the person concerned… Read more »

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