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On Monday 23 October 2017 a judgment was obtained in the High Court against a Sky customer who had been streaming Sky Sports content illegally online.

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Foot Anstey's Real Estate Group has advised Burrington Estates on its latest acquisition in the South West in the village of Trispen on the outskirts of Truro as the house builder continues its expansion across the region. The fast growing business currently has six new build developments confirmed this year with two sites in Truro, Exeter and Plymouth which will see 250 new homes brought to the market in the South West over the next 12 months.

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Patrick Somers 2Top 100 law firm Foot Anstey has recruited Patrick Somers as a new partner within their expanding corporate team.

Patrick has considerable experience advising on complex corporate finance transactions for a wide range of multi-national businesses, financial institutions and major UK corporates, having previously held the role of corporate partner at global firms DLA Piper and Berwin Leighton Paisner. Throughout his career he has developed specialist sector experience in infrastructure, energy and utilities as well as extensive experience in private equity and general M&A.


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Islamic finance specialists at Foot Anstey have recently assisted active business financier Liberis on the development of their Sharia Business Finance product.

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The major independent legal research guide Legal 500 2018 has released its commentary which reflects Foot Anstey's continued growth and "strengthening [of] their capabilities" over the past 12 months.

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Foot Anstey Making Sense of the Muddled World webTwo high profile speakers recently spoke at Foot Anstey's Exeter office, to debate and express their opinions of the current political and economic position the UK finds itself in.

Sir Peter Kendall, former President of the NFU gave insights from an agricultural point of view. The economy and business position was covered by Annie Gascoyne, the CBI's Head of Economic Policy, Tax & Fiscal Policy with Foot Anstey's Chairman Simon Gregory chairing the audience of over 70 delegates at Foot Anstey's Exeter office on Thursday 5 October.

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Foot Anstey was announced as Property Law Firm of the Year at the South West Business Insider Property Awards, beating off stiff competition from several other respected law firms.

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THE UK energy sector could be saving up to £4 billion a year by strategically sharing data with other industry players, say an industry partnership. More than half of the UK’s power came from renewable sources this summer - with shipping container-sized grid storage batteries capturing the energy for when needed.

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Foot Anstey 2 Glass Wharf Bristol speakers Top 100 UK law firm, Foot Anstey opened the doors to its new office in 2 Glass Wharf to bring together the business community, to discuss and collaborate on the opportunities in Bristol and the regional community.

With over 90 decision makers and influencers from the region's leading businesses brought together, the event provided a chance to consider the role that businesses can play in contributing to Bristol and the wider region's success moving forward.


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Foot Anstey, one of the UK's top 100 law firms, has launched its new Southampton office at The White Building in the heart of the city.  The new Southampton office opens just 12 months since the firm first opened a presence in the city to meet the growing demands from clients within core sectors on the South East.

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