Fieldfisher hires three to grow its Paris partner tally to 16

11-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Fieldfisher has added a trio of partners to its Parisian office, bulking up its competition, corporate and tax practices.

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Hogan Lovells snares ENS tax and China specialist

4-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Hogan Lovells has made its second South African lateral hire since its launch in the jurisdiction, picking up ENSafrica China group head Ernie Lai King.


KPMG loses McLaren appeal over tax relief for spying fine

18-Jun-2014 | By Kate Beioley

A ruling allowing McLaren to claim tax back on a £32m fine for spying on rival Ferrari has been overturned by the UK’s Upper Tax Tribunal.

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PLMJ turns to Garrigues for Porto tax hire

3-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Portuguese firm PLMJ has picked up tax partner Miguel C. Reis from the Porto office of Iberian giant Garrigues.

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CoA dismisses silk VAT appeal but criticises judge's handling of the case

10-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

A senior criminal judge has been criticised over his handling of a trial last year, which led to the conviction of former 39 Essex Street barrister Rohan Pershad QC.

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Eversheds joins cash-call rush following HMRC crackdown

9-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Eversheds has become the latest to issue a cash call to its 164 fixed-share partners following HMRC’s crackdown on partnership tax.

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Hogan Lovells latest to issue HMRC cash call

3-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Hogan Lovells has called on its non-equity partner to inject between £60,000 and £100,000 in response to the HM Revenue & Custom’s partnership tax crackdown.


EY taps into Chinese legal market through acquisition of Shanghai firm

20-Feb-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Accounting firm Ernst & Young (EY) is in the process of launching a legal services unit in China through the acquisition of Shanghai-based Chen & Co.

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TLT prepares for cash call in response to HMRC national insurance crackdown

10-Feb-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

TLT is expected to be amongst the first group of firms to issue a cash call to fixed-share partners (FSP) in response to HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) changes to partnership taxation.

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Tax Briefings

Finance Act 2014: beginning to put the pieces in place download subscription

Nabarro 31-Jul-2014

The Finance Act 2014 received royal assent earlier this month. Here is a brief summary of the relevant provisions. 

GST and rental guarantees — a new ATO determination download subscription

DLA Piper 31-Jul-2014

The ATO has issued a new goods and services tax (GST) determination, GSTD 2014/3, relating to GST and rental guarantee arrangements.

HMRC in VAT surrender download subscription

Nabarro 30-Jul-2014

HMRC has finally confirmed that the surrender of a lease subject to tenancies can constitute a ‘transfer of a going concern’ with the result that no VAT is payable. 

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The Lawyer Awards 2014 Shortlist: Private Wealth Team of the Year

2-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

In our first in-depth look at our awards shortlisters, the private wealth contenders show how they have shined in the face of globalisation and tougher legislation


Ireland: The American connection

20-Jan-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Inward investment to Ireland is rising, just the tonic for its law firms


Auditors under the spotlight

25-Nov-2013 | By Matt Byrne

With the recent demise of Manches, we examine the auditors and the complex task of determining a firm’s health

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Partnership tax changes – three months left


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