Global investors look to Russian Eurobond market

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

Consultation on two new consumer credit policies

By Rob Aberdein Following on from the recent budget, HM Treasury has published a consultation on two new consumer credit policies. The consultation builds upon the Government’s call for evidence which was concluded in January 2018 and on existing successful practice in the Scottish Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS).  The consultation offers businesses and organisations on both […]

Application of QOCS to defendants counterclaiming in personal injury

By Rebecca Livesey In County Courts around the country over the past year, it has become ‘fashionable’ to argue over the meaning of the word “proceedings” in CPR r.44.13. The essential question is whether a Defendant, by virtue of bringing a counterclaim including personal injury, is afforded QOCS protection against the Claimant such that any orders […]

One rating assessment to be applied to neighbouring floors occupied by same business

By Matthew Forrest Businesses operating across different floors of a building, or other separate but neighbouring units, are now more likely to have their premises assessed together for business rates. The Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Act 2018 came into force on 1 November 2018.  The Act delivers on the […]

Austria adopts new environmental package

By Sandra Kasper, Philipp Strondl  On 25 October 2018 Parliament adopted a new comprehensive environmental package comprising: the Aarhus Participation Act; an amendment to the Environmental Impact Assessment Act; and an amendment to the Federal Environmental Liability Act.

Blog – Childbirth and primary victim claims for mothers

By John de Bono This is the clear takeaway from Whipple J’s powerfully reasoned judgment in YAH v. Medway Foundation Trust, judgment 5th November 2018. The facts are typical of many cerebral palsy cases. The Claimant’s daughter was born after a negligent delay in intervention in the face of signs of fetal distress. The Claimant […]

Recommended

Test
5

Ashurst corporate chief Stephen Lloyd resigns

Ashurst global corporate head Stephen Lloyd has resigned from the firm’s partnership. Lloyd has held the post of corporate head at the firm since the role was first established in July 2010 as part of a wider corporate revamp. Prior to that, he was Ashurst’s London head of corporate. In July, Lloyd was appointed as […]

New York

Legal changes at TIME as News Corp veteran steps in prior to spinoff from Time Warner

The former general counsel of News Corporation Lon Jacobs has taken up the top legal role at Time magazine as current GC Maurice Edelson jumps to owner Time Warner. The changes come as the media conglomerate, which currently owns Time magazine, plans to spinoff its Time publishing unit. The publishing arm is expected to start […]

bangalore india

LPO provider Exigent raises stakes in lower cost offering with mLegal acquisition

Legal process outsourcing (LPO) provider Exigent has expanded its traditional business model with the acquisition of Bangalore-based contract lifecycle technology company mLegal. Exigent claims the deal, which sees it add mLegal’s proprietary contract automation technology to its outsourcing offering, could result in cost savings for corporate legal departments of more than 50 per cent. Exigent […]

How to secure a building licence application — part two

In part one, MOLITOR discussed the issuing of a building licence. This article looks at the consequences of the decision to grant or refuse a building licence and reviews the sanctions and the judicial remedies available. Once a complete application has been submitted, the mayor must issue a decision within three months. If no decision […]

3

Law Society chief: vote could force resignation

A profession-wide vote of no confidence in the leadership of the Law Society would force the organisation’s top bureaucrat to consider his position, the chief executive acknowledged to The Lawyer today in an exclusive interview. Chancery Lane’s hierarchy faces intense pressure from criminal law specialist solicitors, who claim the society has failed to represent their […]

In-House & Private Practice Legal Jobs

Stay up-to-date with the latest opportunities on The Lawyer Careers. Each month, more than 8,000 legal roles are added to our site - we'll bring you the best opportunities out there.

Get Started

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