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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.


Christopher Pymont QC, Maitland Chambers

A hugely successful year for Maitland Chambers silk Christopher Pymont QC saw him win big for one Russian oligarch client, win the mandate for another and even have time to influence the rewriting of the test on criminal dishonesty. The year began with a major victory for his client, Genting Casinos, after it alleged that […]

Tarun Tawakley, Deliveroo

As far as tech start-ups go, Deliveroo is one of the most talked about and successful in London right now. The food delivery business has joined competitors in the eye of the ‘gig economy’ storm, meaning head of employment and commercial litigation Tarun Tawakley is handling some of the most innovative and forward-thinking cases in […]

Kerry Glanville, Pemberton Greenish

Kerry Glanville, who until last year was the senior partner and head of real estate dispute resolution at London-based property and private client firm Pemberton Greenish, has just taken on a major new role. Glanville is now head of the Chelsea office at freshly merged Cripps Pemberton Greenish, a firm that can claim to have […]

Farmida Bi, Norton Rose Fulbright

There cannot have been many blank spaces on Farmida Bi’s calendar last year. After a long career within the transactional practice at NRF, Bi took over as its first female chairman of EMEA last May. From then on, it has been a whistle-stop waltz for Bi around every one of the firm’s offices in that […]

Louise Hutton, Essex Court Chambers

Fraud and banking junior Louise Hutton’s practice has gone on to another level since she joined Essex Court Chambers from Maitland Chambers in May 2018, a move that has given her more exposure to top-level banking, insolvency and civil fraud matters. Hutton had already made a name for herself with her successful involvement in the […]

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