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Excello acts for Hong Kong toy manufacturer in successful trademark claim against UK clothing brand Trespass

Posted on Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

Hong Kong-based toy manufacturer Luen Fat Metal and Plastic Manufactory Co. has successfully brought a claim against the owners of the well-known Trespass outdoor clothing brand, Jacobs & Turner Ltd, for trademark infringement over their range of toys bearing the logo ‘FUNTIME’. Represented by commercial litigation specialist Ben Jenkins of Excello Law and counsel Jonathan […]

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Dispute resolution specialist Howard Pinkerfield joins Excello Law

Posted on Monday, February 18th, 2019

Renowned contracts and dispute resolution lawyer Howard Pinkerfield has joined national firm Excello Law.  Howard’s legal career spans more than 40 years, during which time he has handled a wide range of business-based work with a core focus on commercial contract negotiation and dispute resolution, both as senior partner of a central London firm, and […]

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South West property development lawyer Becky Smyth joins Excello Law

Posted on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Property development lawyer Becky Smyth has joined national, new-model firm Excello Law.  Based in Exeter, Becky has significant experience across the housing and agriculture sectors advising landowners and regional house-builders, with a specialism for affordable housing and rural development projects. Qualifying in 2002, Becky acts for vendors and those acquiring land for new-build development through […]

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Marketing award win for Excello Law at Modern Law Awards 2019

Posted on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Excello Law has won the Marketing & Communications Strategy of the Year award at the Modern Law Awards 2019 for the firm’s ‘Passion for Law’ marketing & PR campaign and recruitment website which has been instrumental in promoting the role of ‘consultant solicitor’ within the legal profession and providing candidates with a wide range of information and […]

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Excello employment lawyer to speak at Florida Women’s Forum

Posted on Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Excello employment lawyer Nelu Abeygunasekera will be one of the panel speakers at the RSM Influential Women’s Forum in Fort Lauderdale in Florida on 24 January.  Although based in London, Nelu is a regular visitor to the US and has developed a network of professional contacts across the country, most particularly in Florida. The RSM […]

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Law Firm of the Year finalist at LexisNexis 2019 awards

Posted on Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Excello Law has been announced as a finalist in both the Law Firm of the Year and the Legal PR/ Media Communications categories at the LexisNexis Legal Awards 2019.  The LexisNexis Legal Awards (formerly known as the Halsbury Legal Awards) were launched in 2013 to recognise and celebrate excellence and innovation across the legal sector and […]

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Double shortlist for Excello in Modern Law Awards 2019

Posted on Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

Excello Law has been shortlisted twice in the Modern Law Awards 2019 – for both Law Firm of the Year and Marketing & Communications Strategy of the Year. The ‘Law Firm of the Year’ category recognises firms that can demonstrate extensive development and progress as a business in 2018 including strategy, growth, financial performance, employee […]

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Excello welcomes London-based business and corporate specialist Robert Lyons

Posted on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Business and corporate specialist Robert Lyons has joined national, new-model firm Excello Law from the corporate department at Taylor Vintners in London where he was a partner. Robert is an experienced corporate lawyer advising on domestic and cross-border public and private M&A, IPOs and secondary offerings on public markets, particularly AIM, as well as private […]

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Excello Law acts for former NHS employee awarded £1 million compensation following unfair dismissal over car park incident

Posted on Friday, November 23rd, 2018

Richard Hastings, a former IT manager with King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded a £1 million compensation payment following the conclusion of an Employment Tribunal procedure which found the Trust guilty of racial discrimination and unfair dismissal tainted by ‘unconscious bias’. Mr Hastings, who was represented by employment lawyer Louise Brown and […]

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Beware the new model law firm tag – a history lesson from The Times!

Posted on Friday, November 23rd, 2018

We were amused to make the pages of The Times Law Brief recently with the following story – duly noted!   “It is nearly 360 years since Cromwell’s New Model Army disbanded, but thankfully the legal profession is now blessed by a species known as the ‘new model law firm’. The term can mean almost […]

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