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Latest news

Burges Salmon tops European League Table for number of Clean Energy deals

Burges Salmon has once again been ranked as one of the top legal advisers in Clean Energy Pipeline’s Clean Energy Europe Finance Guide 2015, retaining the first place ranking for its Venture Capital, Private Equity and M&A sector work by number of deals.

Burges Salmon appointed to Costain Legal Panel

Burges Salmon has been appointed to the Costain Group PLC legal panel, for three years from 2015 to 2017, to provide legal advice across its business including in relation to Construction and Engineering, Insurance, Real Estate, Corporate, IP/IT/Data Protection and Employment.

Burges Salmon breaks 2GW barrier in UK solar market

Energy sector experts from Burges Salmon have advised on over 2GW of solar PV installations in the UK since the introduction of the first feed-in tariff in April 2010.

Legal updates

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard for commercial buildings

The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations have now received approval from both Houses of Parliament and will ensure that buildings rented for commercial use in the private sector meet minimum energy efficiency standards. 

Retailers, consumers, payment cards and interchange fees

April has two pieces of potentially good news for businesses and consumers accepting and using payment cards: the new Payment Systems Regulator and the capping of interchange fees for payments made with debit and credit cards. 

Employers' liability for stress at work

Where an employee suffers a psychiatric illness caused by workplace stress, the employer will be liable if the injury was reasonably foreseeable. The decision in Easton v B&Q Plc shows that proving that an injury is 'reasonably foreseeable' can be a difficult task for an employee.

An electronic brain
Concept – Spring 2015

The latest edition of Burges Salmon's Intellectual Property newsletter includes the trade mark battle between Enterprise and Europcar and a ruling on Rihanna's battle with Topshop over the use of her image on a t-shirt.

Food, Farming and Land Quarterly – Winter-Spring 2015

This special edition focuses on the 2015 Oxford Farming Conference. We look at the OFC report and other themes to come out of this year's conference.