Legal Issues in the International Distribution of Sports Media Rights

Posted on October 17, 2013

Early this year the Premier League has announced numerous international deals for its media rights for three league seasons commencing with the 2013-2014 season. The deals it has completed range from territories with an existing sophisticated media rights environment such – as the USA where the rights have been given to one broadcasting group, NBC, […]

Halebury blog: A diverse supplier base is no longer an option – it is a business imperative

Posted on October 10, 2013

“A diverse supplier base is no longer an option – it is a business imperative.” This was one of the many themes arising out of last week’s WEConnect International’s annual conference for women-owned businesses, female entrepeneurs and global corporates looking to diversify their supply chain. This year, I was lucky enough to join the SME […]

Across My Desk – Employment Law Blog

Posted on October 1, 2013

This month, Halebury employment lawyer Polly Jeanneret blogs about gender data and employee share schemes. New reporting rules for listed companies come into force this week. But this isn’t financial data that they are being asked to report on; this is gender data. Companies will be required to produce figures showing the numbers of men and women […]

Halebury features in Legal 500 2013 for TMT – Sport

Posted on September 30, 2013

Halebury features in legal directory Legal 500 2013 for the first time in the practice area of TMT – Sport. The two lawyers recommended are Raj Koria and Michelle Harris. The commentary reads: ‘Excellent sports media lawyer’ Raj Koria advised Sportfive International on the sale of Sochi 2014 Winter Games and Rio 2016 Summer Games media rights in […]

Halebury’s Janvi Patel says “Let’s Talk About Flex”

Posted on August 22, 2013

On 17th July 2013, Janvi Patel, Founder and Chairwoman of Halebury, led a discussion for Ambition’s Women with Ambition breakfast seminar entitled “Let’s Talk About Flex.” Flexible working can be a topic which divides opinions and challenges those in business to think outside the box when faced with flexible working demands. During this seminar, Janvi […]

Halebury blog: Flexible working is about effective working

Posted on August 15, 2013

At last, the debate on flexible working is moving to a higher level. For years the very words simply implied working mothers who want to work part time to fit in the school run. Now there is nothing wrong with that, but it reduces to a grain of sand the potential that true flexible working […]

Janvi Patel talks about flexible business structures on Radio 4’s Today programme

Posted on August 14, 2013

Janvi made a brilliant radio debut this morning, appearing on the Today programme with business presenter Andy Verity talking about Halebury and flexible business structures. Here is the link – if you scroll in by about 2 hours and 50 minutes, you will get to Janvi: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03845lc

Janvi Patel talks to Asian Voice about Flexible Working and changes in the Legal Market

Posted on August 1, 2013

Janvi Patel was named in the UK’s first ever Power Part Time Top 50 list, is a winner of the Enterprising Women of the Year Award 2013, and was nominated for the Asian Woman of the Year Award in 2013. An employment lawyer, Janvi is the Chairwoman and Founder of Halebury. Her role is diverse […]

Collaborating for Success – The Importance of a Diverse Supplier Base

Posted on July 24, 2013

“A diverse supplier base is no longer an option – it is a business imperative” This was one of the many themes arising out of last week’s WEConnect International’s annual conference for women-owned businesses,  female entrepreneurs and global corporates looking to diversify their supply chain. This year, I was lucky enough to join the SME […]

Important changes to UK employment law

Posted on July 23, 2013

Employment lawyer Ilana Swimer recaps on some of the recent issues she has come across. Ilana graduated from Cambridge University in 1997 and trained and qualified at Herbert Smith, where she spent over 10 years in the employment law department.  Ilana advises across a range of employment law matters, both contentious (claims in the Employment Tribunal and High […]