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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)).


HFW seals formal association with Shanghai shipping boutique

Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) has entered into a formal association with Chinese shipping boutique Wintell & Co, making it the latest international firm to offer a more integrated approach to providing Chinese law advice. The association is the second foreign-Sino tie-up approved by the Shanghai Justice Bureau under the Shanghai Free Trade Zone pilot scheme. […]

Charles Wander

Fladgate breaks £40m with 14% revenue rise

Fladgate has posted a provisional 14 per cent rise in turnover to £42.15m for the 2015/16 financial year, becoming the first UK 200 top 100 firm to report its financial results this year. The rate of growth at Fladgate is the same as in 2014/15 and reflects a period of sustained investment in both people […]


Exclusive: Peter Gray to sue Gibson Dunn over treatment in Djibouti case

Former Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Peter Gray has launched a lawsuit against the firm, accusing bosses of unfair dismissal and of failing to compensate him for his legal bills. Gray filed his claim at the Dubai International Financial Centre Court last week. He is seeking approximately $500,000 (£350,000) in costs related to his legal […]

Chris Saul

Outgoing Slaughters senior partner Saul to set up mediation boutique

Slaughter and May outgoing senior partner Chris Saul is to set up a mediation advisory boutique this autumn upon leaving the firm. Saul, who has been at Slaughters for nearly 40 years, registered the new company, Christopher Saul Associates, at the start of March. At the boutique Saul will manage and mediate commercial disputes, as well as be […]

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