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New online court may improve chances of tenancy arrears recovery

By Karl Anders and Lucie Bryan On 6 April 2018 HMCTS publicly announced the launch of a new online service to allow members of the public and businesses to issue money claims, resolve disputes and access mediation via a new online claims service. Known as Civil Money Claims, and available for money claims with a […]

Dress codes in the workplace: new government guidance

By Stuart McBride New guidance entitled “Dress codes and sex discrimination – what you need to know” was published by the Government Equalities Office last week.  It follows the 2016 online petition started by a woman who was sent home from work when she refused to wear high heels. The petition led to a Parliamentary Enquiry […]

Timor-Leste oil and gas: New maritime treaty with Australia

On 6 March 2017, in New York, delegations of both countries signed, before the United Nations’ Secretary-General and Portugal’s former Prime-Minister, António Guterres, the “Treaty Between the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste and Australia Establishing Their Maritime Boundaries in the Timor Sea”. The new maritime boundaries between the two countries represent, after almost 50 years, Australian’s […]

Portugal: New regime for conversion of unsubordinated credits into capital

Law No. 7/2018 was published on 2 March and created a legal regime for the conversion of unsubordinated credits into capital in commercial companies, or companies adopting a commercial form, incorporated under the Laws of Portugal. The new law entered into force on the day after its publication and clearly aims to provide an extrajudicial […]

Portugal: Exploitation of lithium

Lithium minerals have seen a rise in demand and price since 2011, which became even greater in 2016, and the expectation is that this rise will continue along with the growing demand for electric vehicles. Lithium supply security has become a top priority for technology companies in the United States and Asia and, worldwide, lithium […]

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Lawson-Cruttenden in bid to stop peace campaigners ‘harassing’ arms makers

Tim Lawson-Cruttenden, the scourge of animal rights activists, has turned his attention to peace campaigners in a High Court case for EDO Technology, which makes weapons and weapon-related equipment for the US and UK governments. EDO is attempting to prevent a group of peace activists from pursuing an alleged harassment campaign. It obtained a temporary […]

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Wragge & Co’s head of pro bono Steve Butts may be a lot of things to a lot of people, but a black woman he ain’t. So Tulkinghorn was surprised to see his name on a list of award winners for the Black Women in Business Awards. Is there some strange Michael-Jackson-skin-alteration-cum-gender-reorientation thing going on? […]

Martineaus takes Conti from Nabarros

Midlands firm Martineau Johnson has poached Nabarro Nathanson partner Mario Conti for its pensions team. Formerly an equity partner and member of the partnership board at London-based Nabarro Nathanson, Conti will join Martineau’s pensions group to work on merging and restructuring pension schemes. Conti is a qualified barrister and was called to the Bar almost […]

Hempsons raids Bevan Brittan to boost healthcare practice

Hempsons has boosted the ranks of its London office with the hire of a healthcare specialist from Bevan Brittan. Christian Dingwall joins the firm as a partner specialising in regulatory, compliance and indemnity issues in both the public and private sector. Dingwall said: “Hempsons is highly respected in the healthcare market and I’m delighted to […]

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