London

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. 

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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.

Paris

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.

Money

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.

Hogan Lovells

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.

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Tax Briefings

McKesson Canada Corporation v The Queen: respondent’s factum filed download subscription

Dentons 27-Aug-2014

Earlier this year, McKesson Canada Corporation appealed the decision of the Tax Court of Canada in McKesson Canada Corporation v The Queen.

Quarterly client update: Cayman Islands — August 2014 download subscription

Carey Olsen 27-Aug-2014

This update discusses various Cayman Islands laws, including the Directors Registration and Licensing Law 2014 and the Exempted Limited Partnership Law 2014.

Pension trust deeds are ‘self-contained record’ download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 26-Aug-2014

A recent decision dealt with the validity of amendments made to a trust deed and offers up some useful general principles for interpreting pension scheme documents.

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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

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Ireland: The American connection

20-Jan-2014 | By Joanne Harris

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

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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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