Brexit has caused a lot of pain for a lot of people right across the political spectrum – are we in, or are we out? – but the legal questions bulk large. Not only is there a vast amount of regulation which needs to be dealt with as part of the divorce settlement, but there is a vast number of commercial contracts between UK and EU parties. What happens to those contracts on Brexit? Do they continue in force or do they come to an untimely end? One recent case points the way …Read more
We are now in a post-GDPR world, and my latest updates look at some pretty fundamental considerations when drafting or reviewing commercial contracts: ensuring the efficacy of arbitration agreements and the effect of Brexit on existing commercial contracts. Pretty fundamental, as I say.
About my business: the Law Office of Richard Stephens (LORS) is a boutique IT law practice and provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services, including arbitration, mediation and adjudication. LORS consists of Richard together with his Senior Consultant, Oscar Rowlands.
While a “boutique”, LORS counts among its clients some of the largest companies in the world as well as a wide range of SME’s all of whom value our specialist advice across a range of IT Law areas. We also link to other professionals, so can provide a complete service even for large or complex transactions. You can find out more about it here.
One of Richard’s strengths is his ability to provide training in his various specialisations – from basic training provided for non-lawyers right through to his highly regarded training for lawyers. You can find out more about it here.
On the dispute resolution side, Richard Stephens also works as mediator, adjudicator and arbitrator in commercial cases, especially those with some sort of technology or communications aspect. In one or other of these capacities, Richard has acted in cases large and small. You can find out more about it here.
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