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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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New faces line up after Bar election

THE BAR leadership elections have resulted in new faces appearing in the top three positions and the first employed lawyer admitted to the Bar’s senior management team. David Penry-Davey QC was elected as the next deputy chairman, beating current treasurer Martin Bowley QC in what finally became a two-horse race. Penry-Davey is a criminal and […]

War veteran's battle over fees

A D-DAY veteran is fighting the legal profession’s “privileged position” on fees by taking a case to the European Court of Human Rights. Bill Shaw, 74, is striking a blow for litigants-in-person, whom he says are grossly discriminated against when claiming costs. He is taking his fight to Europe under Article 6 of the Convention […]

Property

Morrison Supermarkets, advised by Gordons Wright & Wright, has purchased land for a new superstore between Cleethorpes and Grimsby from Limes Developments, advised by Andrew & Co in Lincoln.

Firm's payroll switch

City firm Herbert Smith has transferred its payroll processing contract to CMG Computer Management Group. A Payfact 2000 for Windows data entry system is being used to manage its monthly payroll. CMG has also developed special facilities for the automatic administration of a newly introduced profit-related pay, scheme, as well as online reporting and a […]

Flotations

Exco was advised by Ashurst Morris Crisp on its u215.5 million flotation

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