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What does the Budget 2021 mean for residential property?

As anticipated, the Chancellor in his 2021 Budget has extended the current Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday and has also introduced additional measures in the hope of boosting the property market. Our Residential Property team provide an overview.

How voice-based document production helps your firm win more business

Throughout the lifecycle management of a client, a great deal of correspondence and documentation is produced. This briefing explains how a speech-to-text document production process can transform client responsiveness and help the firm win more business.

The advantages of Freeports examined following Budget 2021

Businesses operating Freeports will benefit from more generous tax reliefs, customs benefits and wider government support, bringing investment, trade and jobs, but what exactly are the advantages businesses can expect to gain from operating in a Freeport?

Budget 2021: The employment implications

Rishi Sunak has announced the much-awaited budget for 2021 hailing protection for the “jobs and livelihoods of the British people”. Outlined below are the key elements impacting employers and their wider workforce.

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Dispute resolution

We have experience in a wide range of disputes, spanning from investment and commercial contracts to specific niches such as product liability or insolvency claw-back litigation. BDK takes particular pride in its international commercial and investment arbitration capability. We have represented a number of foreign investors in arbitration disputes with the host states or other […]

Crowdfunding — the FCA publishes the rules

In October 2013, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a consultation paper setting out its proposed approach to the regulation of crowdfunding platforms. Having analysed the feedback it received, on 6 March 2014 the FCA published a policy statement detailing its response to this feedback and, most importantly, setting out the rules that will apply […]

No5 Chambers hosts debate considering UK’s role in Golden Templar attack

On 1 March, No5 Chambers hosted a debate considering the role of the UK government in the 1984 attack on the Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab, India. Named ‘India Golden Temple: What Happens Next?’, the event was chaired by Ekwall Singh Tiwana, a barrister in No5’s crime group, and featured a number of speakers. These were […]

Addleshaw Goddard’s search for a leader

Even before Paul Devitt was handed a second term as Addleshaw Goddard’s managing partner in an uncontested election back in January 2012 he had a big job getting the partners on side. Could he ease the tensions arising out the firm’s north-south divide? Could he secure a foreign merger to make up at least some […]

London

Weil’s City revenue rises to £73m as global PEP falls to $2.07m

Weil Gotshal & Manges’ London office generated £73m last year, posting a 4.2 per cent growth for 2013. The result marks a slowdown in expansion for Weil’s City base, which the previous year had posted a 21.6 per cent increase in London revenue from £56m to £70m (25 March 2013).  The slowdown in 2013 was […]

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