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Global skills strategy update GTS occupations list

By Lesley A Love The Global Skills Strategy is a pilot project launched by IRCC in June 2017. The program is designed to give Canadian employers quicker access to highly qualified global talent. Changes were recently announced to one part of the GSS, as outlined below. Employers using the program should be aware of these changes…

All fair in love, war and commerce

By Jonathan Haydn-Williams The traditional position under the contract law of England and Wales (which I shall, with no disrespect to Wales, refer to as ‘English’ law) has been that, save for contracts giving rise to a fiduciary relationship (eg a contract between agent and principal), a duty of good faith in the performance of […]

Landlord’s threats of legal action amounted to harassment of tenant

The recent Court of Appeal decision in Metropolitan Housing Trust Ltd v Worthington (1) and Parkin (2) alerts landlords to the risk of their dealings with tenants amounting to unlawful harassment.  Housing Management and Litigation experts Karl Anders and Lucie Bryan explain and offer practical advice, which will be of particular interest for social housing providers […]

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New accounting standard is left hanging as firms cite confusion

Law firms are ignoring the changes introduced last year to how they account for revenue because of the unprecedented level of confusion about the new rules. A string of firms that have reported figures have made no adjustment as a result of the introduction of a controversial new rule last November, which provides for earlier […]

New lawyers hit by upturn in PC fee

New solicitors will now be expected to stump up an additional £40 for their practising certificates after the Law Society readjusted their budget for the current financial year. The practice certificate fee will rise by 5 per cent to £830, because of new items which the Law Society Council says: “..which were not known at […]

CC West Coast lawyers follow partners to Orrick

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has topped its mass hire of Clifford Chance West Coast partners by taking on the bulk of the firm’s associates and staff. Orrick has recruited 16 associates and another 18 staff who will join the eight partners who left Clifford Chance’s soon to shut San Francisco and Los Angeles offices a […]

Swiss canker

Swiss cankerFormer US firm Baker & McKenzie (B&M) has chosen to restructure itself as a Swiss Verein. Upon hearing this, one of Tulkinghorn’s scribes, who admittedly knew very little about Vereins, Swiss or otherwise, was looking forward to a senior B&M partner explaining all. Former US firm Baker & McKenzie (B&M) has chosen to restructure […]

The soft option

Does the Press Complaints Commission have enough clout to take on the press barons? Jon Robins investigates The days of self-regulation are over. People have been saying recently that the legal profession can’t police itself. Well, I think there’s a pretty strong case for saying the media ought not to be regulating itself.” So said Sir […]

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