hazel walker, Author at Glenville Walker & Partners

Author: hazel walker

Glenville Walker and Partners are delighted to announce that the Senior President of Tribunals, Sir Ernest Ryder, has appointed Joanne Shelley as a fee paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal. Joanne has been assigned to the Social Entitlement Chamber in the North West region. Alongside this part-time judicial appointment, which took effect from 28 May 2020, Joanne will continue in her role as a partner at Glenville Walker and Partners. Joanne is Head of Intellectual Property and specialises in both contentious and...

‘What is an IP Audit, and do I need one completing?’ This is a question which is often asked when an IP issue or dispute has already arisen. An IP Audit offers an opportunity to identify various Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) that exist within your business, this may be that you own the IPR or you have a licencing arrangement with other companies. The audit aims to identify any areas of protection which should be increased, these are usually based...

During these unprecedented times, both businesses and individuals are rolling out innovative ideas in order to play their part in helping not only the NHS, but employers also in order to make their workplaces safe for employees when they return to work. Since the UK went into lockdown on 23rd March 2020, we have seen businesses such as Jaguar Land Rover using their manufacturing expertise and 3D printing facilities in order to mass produce Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for healthcare professionals...

Will we ever get back to the working norm? The spread of Covid-19 has affected individuals and organisations right across the globe. It has forced governments, to work together and plan a way through this deadly disease, to ensure the best outcome for their respective countries. With more diagnoses of Covid-19 occurring daily in the UK, employers are going to have prepare for how they can look to get back to any sort of normality post-lockdown. One of the largest contributing factors to...

As a law firm with a Property team specialising in advising developers and landowners on all manner of development projects, the outlook six weeks ago was bleak. All sectors of the economy have been hit hard by the impact of COVID-19, but as so many elements of property transactions rely on social contact, from initial viewings, through planning committees to lender valuations, it was hard to see how the sector could continue to operate. While the market has undoubtably slowed,...

The government announced late last week, that yet further measures are to be introduced in an effort to protect commercial tenants. The government plans to build on the measures already introduced in the Coronavirus Act 2020 (i.e. the suspension of the right of re-entry and forfeiture between 26 March 2020 and 30 June 2020) by introducing a temporary ban on the use of statutory demands and winding up orders where a company cannot pay its bills as result of coronavirus....

Time on your hands whilst at home, worrying about maximising growth and revenue when you come out the other side of this pandemic? Would your business benefit from an IP health check? Glenville Walker and Partners can provide a unique opportunity due to our technological infrastructure. Via our “virtual” Intellectual Property audits we can advise you on the ownership of your Intellectual Property (IP) which is often the pinnacle of your business but often unprotected. Joanne Shelley our Intellectual Property Partner can...

Glenville Walker and Partners has secured a mandatory injunction during the government lockdown via a remote video hearing to ensure that essential clothing and linen is returned to NHS workers and individuals at high risk of COVID-19. In Laundrapp (OPS) Limited v (1) The Dry Cleaning Business Limited (2) JSP Dry Cleaning & Laundry Limited, the Claimant was the owner of ‘Laundrapp’ - a mobile application which offers laundry and cleaning services - which it recently purchased from the administrators of...

Glenville Walker can help make your business resilient during Covid-19 by offering real legal and structural strategy for SME's and beyond. We at Glenville Walker and Partners made the decision to work remotely at the beginning of this week. We are fully geared up for remote working as we are Cloud based with full online access to our client files and so you could say that nothing has changed for us…but… As most of you will know, we are a specialist business and...

We are looking to recruit a Commercial Property Solicitor to work alongside a personable and friendly supervising partner. Glenville Walker and Partners Limited is a specialist boutique law firm in Liverpool formed over 3 years ago by two high level partners from a large full-service commercial law firm. We have grown rapidly as a firm and are now four partners with supporting teams all with strong skills in Intellectual Property/Commercial Law and Commercial Property/Development. The firms culture A friendly, collaborative and fun environment is...