Business lawyers focus on trade, from trade agreements to supply, manufacturing and distribution, to identifying the best ways to reach the market. Family lawyers deal with different topics such as marriage, life partnerships, cohabitation, separation, divorce, financial rights and pre-marital agreements. O2 has entered into agreements with PayPal and Apple to allow customers to pay with either “PayPal” or “Apple Pay” when shopping in the O2 online store. We were chief consultants in negotiations with PayPal on the agreement for the platform that provides the payment solution, as well as on the standard procedural requirements of the PayPal, Apple`s “Apple Pay” terms and a banking agreement with Allied Irish Bank for financial transactions. We also discussed the standard DPA of PayPal. The disputed maritime law covers contractual issues such as disputes between contractors and charter parties, while non-contentious work includes the financing of ships and trade agreements. Applications for training contracts, which will start in September 2022/2023, should be submitted by 31 May 2021. Please apply online at www.shoosmiths.co.uk/graduates where you will also find Deadlines for each vacancy. This practice note discusses the impact and evolution of the Fair Deal 2013 guidelines introduced on 4 October 2013 on outsourcing contracts involving central government public bodies. In particular, it addresses the context and extent of the protection of fair play 2013, how Fair Deal protects in 2013 the future service and past pensions of public sector staff, the main differences between the old Fair Deal and the Fair Deal 2013, workers` rights to new tenders for existing contracts, mass transfers to the civil service pension system and the continuity of the retired civil service.
Participation agreements, contribution rates and withdrawals, as well as principles of good employment practice for new recruitments. Shoosmiths advised new client Helly Hansen on a major sponsorship deal related to the America`s Cup. This was essential for Helly Hansen, as it was the first time he was able to provide equipment to the athletes at this event that was happening at this highest level within sailing. This was strategically very important for the brand and the deadlines were tight to close the deal. This practice note, developed in collaboration with Shoosmiths LLP, outlines the employment issues that must be considered when establishing, operating and discontinuing a joint venture (JV). . . .