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COVID19 – possession update

By David Asker Residential evictions The Government is introducing emergency legislation to prevent landlords from starting eviction proceedings against tenants for a period of at least three months. Here is the press notice. This is to protect renters in both social and private accommodation in these challenging times. It will allow those with financial difficulties […]

COVID19 – possession update

By David Asker Residential evictions As you may be aware, the Government is introducing emergency legislation to prevent landlords from starting eviction proceedings against tenants for a period of at least three months. This is to protect renters in both social and private accommodation in these challenging times. It will allow those with financial difficulties […]

Complete ban on eviction and protection for renters announced

By David Asker The Government has announced a package of support to renters, this support includes: Protection from eviction for renters Emergency legislation will be rushed through to suspend evictions from both social housing and privately rented accommodation. There will be no further residential possession proceedings through applications to the court. This will, of course, […]

Illegal raves

By David Asker Unlicensed underground raves are on the increase, there is a thriving community of people engaged and ready to party in any empty commercial space. Social networks and communication The rise in raves coincides with more and more ways to communicate securely, with Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram all being ways to engage with […]

Taking control of goods and the sale process

By David Asker Valuation The valuation process means that the enforcement agent is required to obtain a valuation, the debtor is also given an opportunity to obtain an independent valuation if they so wish. The valuation is given in writing by the enforcement agent and this is shared with the debtor and any co-owner. Enforcement […]

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The Government has published its long-awaited white paper on planning reform, which seeks views on 24 proposals. In this legal insight we look at the key areas that have been targeted for reform.

Cayman Islands administrative fines regime for insurance licensees

By Rob Humphries The Monetary Authority (Administrative Fines) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 (the “Amendment Regulations”) came into force on 26 June 2020. The Amendment Regulations serve to amend Schedule 1 of the Monetary Authority (Administrative Fines) Regulations (2019 Revision) (the “Fines Regulations”) and extend the scope of the fines which may be levied by the Cayman […]

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The Shoosmiths national asset finance team is celebrating a hat-trick of awards this year after being named ‘Litigation Team of the Year’ at the Credit Today Awards. This comes after the firm won ‘Legal Provider of the Year’ at the European Motor Finance Awards last month, and ‘Legal Provider of the Year’ at the European Leasing […]

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Exclusive: Shell hires pricing analyst to manage fees ahead of panel review

Royal Dutch Shell has appointed a global sourcing officer from Reed Smith to manage its pricing arrangements with external counsel in a bid to reign in costs and ensure greater value from panel firms. Vincent Cordo joined Shell’s Houston office in May to analyse and manage the company’s external legal spend, initially focusing on litigation. […]

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Eversheds and Pinsent Masons prove most popular brands with GCs

Eversheds is the most popular legal brand with general counsel in the UK, with Linklaters the best brand in London, according to new research. The research by Acritas, which was based on responses from 360 senior general counsel in UK organisations with revenues above £25m, found that Eversheds and Pinsent Masons were the most popular […]

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Linklaters ousts Allen & Overy to top list of foreign India practices

Linklaters has supplanted magic circle rival Allen & Overy (A&O) as the international firm seen to have the most robust India practice, with the firm coming highly-recommended by clients and Indian firms. Legal strategy consultants RSG asked 514 buyers of legal services and 26 Indian law firms to name the foreign firms they felt had […]

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Dentons appoints former US presidential candidate Newt Gingrich as an adviser

Dentons has appointed former US presidential candidate Newt Gingrich as an adviser to the firm‘s public policy and regulation practice. Gingrich, who was previously speaker of the House of Representatives between 1995 and 1999, ran as a candidate for the Republican nomination for president in the 2012 election. Though the politician has no legal training […]

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