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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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Brown Rudnick bolsters Paris with restructuring duo

Brown Rudnick has strengthened its Paris team with the hire of partners from French firms De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés and August & Debouzy. Didier Bruère-Dawson and David Malamed are the first lateral hires for the firm in Paris since it launched there 18 months ago (16 December 2013). Malamed formerly worked with Paris head […]

Bernie Ecclestone drafts in HSF and five-silk team on £1bn HMRC tax bill

Former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has turned to Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) in his battle with HM Revenue and Customs over a £1bn tax bill. HSF has drafted in a heavyweight team of five silks to seek permission to bring a judicial review against HMRC, which has reopened a long-running dispute over an Ecclestone family […]

Approved judgment in K-H (Children)

Lorna Meyer QC and Kirsty Gallacher of No5 Chambers acted on behalf of the respondent mother in the Court of Appeal case of Re K and H (Children). The Lord Chancellor appealed against the order of His Honour Judge Bellamy, directing that the costs of an advocate appointed for the purposes of cross-examination of the child […]


The fight for London’s litigation world title

Lawyers must champion IT and infrastructure innovation to maintain the capital’s status as the pre-eminent disputes resolution centre. The position of London as the global centre for international dispute resolution must be recognised, celebrated and built upon. The challenge is to retain that status in the 21st century and beyond. Commercial clients from around the […]

Rankings show Bakers highly-rated in India

Baker & McKenzie is ranked among “Best Foreign Law Firm India Practices” by new report on the Indian legal market. The firm has been ranked fourth among international firms for its India-related work, according to RSG Consulting’s India Report 2015. It scores highly for having the best reputation in India as recommended by major legal […]

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