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Extension of temporary adjusted right to work checks

There has been a welcome announcement from the government today, an extension of the temporary COVID-19 adjusted right to work checks. Temporary checks will now continue until 20 June 2021.

Renew Romania 2021

A roadmap for investors and developers who are interested in entering the Romanian renewable energy markets, and for existing market players, insights on how to further streamline the setup, operation and financing of their investments in this sector.

The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal finds Norwich Pharmacal relief is available in aid of foreign proceedings

The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands (CICA) has found that the Cayman courts have jurisdiction to grant a Norwich Pharmacal Order (NPO) in support of potential proceedings before a foreign court, even where alternative statutory remedies may be available (in this instance, the provisions of the Evidence (Proceedings in Other Jurisdictions) (Cayman Islands) Order 1978 (the Evidence Order)).


Make a Will Week kicks off in regions

LOCAL law societies come into their own this week as they take up the challenge of persuading people to make a will. Chancery Lane has largely handed on the initiative for Make a Will Week to local societies, which have a better knowledge of where resources should be targeted. In Manchester, solicitors will be manning […]

Countrywide conveyancing

The first part of Conquest stands for conveyancing,” says Richard Berenson, chair of the legal network. “It doesn’t mean we want to rule the world.” Maybe not, but since its inception in 1991 and launch in 1992, the network has grown quickly from a few dozen firms to 250, with 350 offices covering England and […]

Change of identity

The Sole Practitioners’ Accounting system from Wheatsheaf professional systems has had a change of identity. The system will now be called Kestrel Accounts and the company has been renamed Kestrel Software.

Bar Council faces access issue again

THE Bar Council could face a demand from barristers for direct access by the public, partnership between the two arms of the profession and higher court advocacy rights for the employed Bar, if resolutions are passed at its annual general meeting next month. The Bar Council has already rejected wider direct access. The partnership question […]

Linklaters three-in-one office move

LINKLATERS & Paines has announced plans to move three London offices to a new location by 1997. The firm has agreed to a conditional pre-let of Milton House and Shire House, adjoining buildings on Silk Street in the City. Head of marketing Conor Boden says: “We have been looking to bring our three London offices […]

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