400 years later: a legal structure designed specifically for registered charities

A ‘legal structure’ describes the form a business, or in this case a charity, chooses to take when setting up. It will determine the way in which you operate, and the different options vary in terms of the registration process, financial liability, tax implications and ability to enter into contracts. For a long time many … Continue reading 400 years later: a legal structure designed specifically for registered charities

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How studying abroad helped me in the Student Law Office

In September 2018, I was given the opportunity of a lifetime to study, for a semester, at Charles University in Prague. This unique opportunity has undoubtedly helped me in the Student Law Office as well as in my personal development. Since starting university, I have always aspired to study abroad due to my passion for … Continue reading How studying abroad helped me in the Student Law Office

What should you do to incorporate your standard terms and conditions into your contracts with customers?

In order to ensure that your terms and conditions apply to contracts with your customers, it is essential that you draw your customer’s attention to the terms and conditions prior to the contract being formed. It is not enough for you to have your terms and conditions displayed on your website or referred to on … Continue reading What should you do to incorporate your standard terms and conditions into your contracts with customers?

Protecting Neverland: Copyright Extensions for Charities

The law of copyright states that protection expires 75 years after the death of the author. Upon his death J.M Barrie left the rights to Peter Pan to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). As a special exception Great Ormond Street Hospital was given these rights in perpetuity (forever). Should we give the same extension to … Continue reading Protecting Neverland: Copyright Extensions for Charities