Jacob is a qualified solicitor working with organisations and individuals across the full spectrum of corporate and commercial law issues.
Jacob acts for domestic and international businesses across a range of sectors, with particular interest in the arts, media, and technology sectors. Jacob has extensive experience assisting clients with commercial agreements, transactions, and managing data protection obligations, including data transfers and data subject access requests.
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- 23 February 2016
The Court of Appeal and TOWIE – more clarity on Part 36
The Court of Appeal has allowed the appeal in Sugar Hut Group –v- AJ Insurance, thereby allowing parties more confidence in predicting the consequences of a Part 36 offer. The case concerned a claim for damages arising from a fire at a nightclub that had featured prominently in “The Only Way is Essex”.
- 22 February 2016
Breaking holiday pay news – Mr Lock successful at EAT
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has today handed down its judgment in the case of Lock v British Gas and found in favour of Mr Lock.
- 19 February 2016
Sunday trading rules to be devolved to local authorities
In August 2015 we blogged on the launch of the Government’s consultation into whether Sunday trading rules should be devolved to local areas in England and Wales.
- 19 February 2016
Redundancy was not a dismissal
In the recent case of Khan v HGS Global Ltd, the employment contract of an employee who had opted to take redundancy over relocating was found to have terminated by mutual consent and, as such, there had been no dismissal.
- 18 February 2016
Immigration changes: NHS surcharge will be payable by Australians and New Zealanders
The Government has announced that from 6 April this year Australians and New Zealanders who spend more than 6 months in the UK will need to pay the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS).