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What does the Budget 2021 mean for residential property?

As anticipated, the Chancellor in his 2021 Budget has extended the current Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday and has also introduced additional measures in the hope of boosting the property market. Our Residential Property team provide an overview.

How voice-based document production helps your firm win more business

Throughout the lifecycle management of a client, a great deal of correspondence and documentation is produced. This briefing explains how a speech-to-text document production process can transform client responsiveness and help the firm win more business.

The advantages of Freeports examined following Budget 2021

Businesses operating Freeports will benefit from more generous tax reliefs, customs benefits and wider government support, bringing investment, trade and jobs, but what exactly are the advantages businesses can expect to gain from operating in a Freeport?

Budget 2021: The employment implications

Rishi Sunak has announced the much-awaited budget for 2021 hailing protection for the “jobs and livelihoods of the British people”. Outlined below are the key elements impacting employers and their wider workforce.


No5 members prosecute in Operation Springtime

No5’s Michelle Heeley and Richard Gibbs have been instructed to prosecute ten members of two serious organised crime gangs in a lengthy trial before Wolverhampton Crown Court. The trial stems from an extensive police investigation, Operation Springtime, which targeted suspected cocaine, heroin and cannabis supply and dealing in the West Midlands and resulted in a […]

Collyer Bristow helps Coller Capital with Guernsey fund launch

Guernsey firms Carey Olsen and Northern Trust have assisted Coller Capital, the leading global investor in private equity secondaries, on one of Guernsey’s largest fund launches of 2015 with the $7.15bn final close of Coller International Partners VII (“CIP VII”). Like its six predecessor funds, CIP VII will take a flexible approach. Advised by a […]

Dr Gion Christian Casanova becomes partner at Prager Dreifuss

Christian Casanova’s practice focuses on  insurance and reinsurance cases as well as liability and real estate matters. Christian further acts for clients in a broad range of civil and commercial disputes before courts and arbitration tribunals, as well as in the protection and recovery of assets in insolvency and attachment proceedings.

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