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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)).

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L&G action group swaps Hammonds for Nabarros

Nabarro Nathanson is replacing Hammond Suddards in acting for the action group challenging Legal & General over allegedly excessive pensions surrender penalties. The switch is due to the fact that one of Hammond Suddards’ northern offices is acting for L&G, says Hammond pensions partner Robin Ellison. “It is an exciting case, so we are obviously […]

Corporate

Unicorn Inns was advised by Hopkins & Woods in its recent reorganisation of share capital, including the removal of arrears of dividend on preference shares and a bonus issue of ordinary shares to preference shareholders.

Merger rings in creation of new Southampton firm

A NEW firm of solicitors has been formed in Southampton under the name Bell Pope. The move is a merger of Bell Pope & Bridgwater and Parker Bullen. It has nine partners offering services in intellectual property, company and commercial, conveyancing, landlord and tenant, family and matrimonial and computer law. The senior partner will be […]

Jersey firm's order

Jersey practice Ogier & Le Cornu is installing a system from AIM Evolution. The firm is effectively updating its existing AIM Charter II accounting and time recording package. It is also buying new PCs and expects to go live in early 1995.

Property

Fenchurch Investments, advised by Halliwell Landau, has acquired a Gloucester development site and has entered into development agreements for two retail stores with German supermarket chain, Lidl UK Properties, advised by Baileys Shaw & Gillett.

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