Latest Briefings

Food & Drink Update – September 2020

Guidance on the latest food and drink rules, including post-furlough planning and workforce measures manufacturers, Brexit and the workforce – how to prepare for upcoming changes, protecting innovation in the food & drink industry, and more.

Coronavirus business interruption test case – judgment in the “insurance case of the century”

Flaux LJ and Butcher J today handed down judgment in the test case brought by the FCA to explore whether hundreds of thousands of businesses can recover under their business interruption policies for losses caused by the pandemic, in the “insurance case of the century” – the only claim heard under the Financial List Test Case Scheme. Many of those businesses will, today, be celebrating a fantastic win for them.

Cayman Islands Update: Economic substance guidance notes V3 issued

On 13 July 2020, the Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation (the “DITC”) issued version 3.0 of the Guidance on Economic Substance for Geographically Mobile Activities (the “Guidance”) pursuant to the ES Law (as defined below). This replaces the previous version 2.0 of the Guidance issued on 30 April 2019.

Recommended

ballot

New lawyers enter Parliament on night of surprises

New lawyers have were elected to Parliament as the country voted in yesterday’s General Election. Pinsent Masons lawyer Paul Masterson pulled off a surprise win for the Conservatives in East Renfrewshire, with an 18 per cent increase in the vote share, defeating the Scottish National Party. Fiona Onasanya also pulled off a shock win in […]

Lady Justice
1

SDT clears Leigh Day partners in Iraq War claim

The Solicitors’ Disciplinary Tribunal has dismissed all of the allegations of misconduct against Leigh Day solicitors who were accused of pursuing false claims of torture and murder made by Iraqi civilians against British troops in Iraq.

Recruit legal talent

Get your role in front of over 300,000 legal professionals when you advertise with The Lawyer. Our team of experts provide bespoke solutions to help solve all your recruitment challenges.

Find out more