Clydes, cases and cat-astrophes

Sign in or register to continue reading.

Gain access to the latest news from The Lawyer.com, our jobs board, career insight and much more.

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here 

Latest Briefings

Implementation of EU anti-tax avoidance directive

The bill of law to implement the provisions of the EU Directive 2016/1164 on anti-tax avoidance (ATAD) in Luxembourg law was made available on 20 June 2018. Subject to parliamentary approval, Luxembourg will introduce controlled foreign corporation (CFC), interest deduction limitation and anti-hybrid rules. It will also modify its existing general anti-abuse rule..

Portugal: Competition and the right to compensation for damages

Act 23/2018, establishing the legal framework on the right to compensation for damages from infringements of competition law, was published on 5 June 2018. This legislative act transposes into Portuguese law the Directive 2014/104/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 26 November 2014, which established common rules to all Member States on […]

Pimlico Plumbers: the self-employed v brand debate

By Paula Rome The widely reported decision in Pimlico Plumbers emphasises the risks of retaining control over staff. However, such control can be key to protecting an organisations’ brand and reputation in the marketplace. Where does this leave us? What does control mean?

What do employers need to know about whistleblowing policies?

By Antonia Blackwell In this instalment of our ‘Breaking Down the Handbook’ series, we look at whistleblowing policies, why they are needed, what they should contain and what traps employers need to avoid. What does whistleblowing mean?

I’m divorced, that’s it, right?

By Miranda Nairn There is a common misconception that once in possession of a decree absolute (the final decree dissolving a marriage), your divorce is done and dusted and you and your ex-spouse can walk off into the sunset, in opposite directions, never to see or hear from each other again. In fact, unless you […]

Recommended

David Barnes

Team of 4-5 Gray’s Inn clerks follows barristers to 39 Essex Street

A team of four clerks has left 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square to join 39 Essex Street just months after 24 barristers did the same. 4-5 Gray’s Inn senior clerk Michael Kaplan will join 39 Essex Street today along with Richard Bulaitis, Anthony King and Daniel Perry. Kaplan and his team officially left 4-5 Gray’s Inn […]

David Barnes

Team of 4-5 Gray’s Inn clerks follows barristers to 39 Essex Street

A team of four clerks has left 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square to join 39 Essex Street just months after 24 barristers did the same. 4-5 Gray’s Inn senior clerk Michael Kaplan will join 39 Essex Street today along with Richard Bulaitis, Anthony King and Daniel Perry. Kaplan and his team officially left 4-5 Gray’s Inn […]

1

Salans partners to double capital contributions when Dentons merger goes live

Salans partners in London are being asked to contribute 50 per cent of their previous year’s remuneration as capital when the firm merges with SNR Denton and Canada’s Fraser Milner Casgrain in the coming months. The combined firm’s UK arm will take on SNR Denton’s capital structure, which requires lawyers to put half of their […]

1

Bredin Prat joiner takes lead role on Virgin Megastore insolvency

Bredin Prat partner Olivier Puech has picked up a mandate from collapsed French entertainment company Virgin Megastore just days after joining the firm from Gide Loyrette Nouel. Virgin Megastore, which is majority-owned by private equity group Butler Capital Partners, filed for insolvency last week and was put into court-appointed administration on Monday (14 January). Like […]

Freshfields and Slaughter and May advise on £1.5bn Stansted Airport sale

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Slaughter and May have advised on the £1.5bn sale of Stansted Airport. Britain’s fourth largest airport was sold late on Friday night after Ferrovial-controlled BAA was forced to sell off assets by the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) (2 February 2012). The Freshfields team, led by City corporate partners Laurie McFadden and […]

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here