Fidal formalises best friends alliance with Mills & Reeve

15-Sep-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

French giant Fidal has chosen to formalise its ‘best friends’ arrangement with Mills & Reeve through an exclusive affiliation just months after setting out its ambitions to build its cross-border profile.


Stewarts to launch tax litigation team to capitalise on boom in tax disputes

20-Aug-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Stewarts Law will launch a tax litigation group in 10 weeks’ time to hone in on the swathe of tax-related cases hitting the courts. 


Mishcon set to turn from partnership to full-equity LLP structure

19-Aug-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Mishcon de Reya is to vote next month on converting to an LLP and bringing all of its salaried partners into the equity.


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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Scotland votes ‘no’ in independence referendum: what does it mean? download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 22-Sep-2014

The following commentary provides a brief overview of the short to medium term changes expected in the post referendum environment.

Bankruptcy and liquidation trusts: under what conditions can they be recognised in the Italian legal system? download subscription

NCTM 22-Sep-2014

The Italian Supreme Court of Cassation has ruled that trusts can be recognised in Italy, when the settlor is insolvent, only if they are consistent with the purposes of the procedure.

Base erosion profit shifting project recommendations to combat tax avoidance by multinationals download subscription

DLA Piper 22-Sep-2014

The OECD has been considering 15 key elements to be addressed by 2015 for a co-ordinated international approach to combat tax avoidance by multinational enterprises. 

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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


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