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New changes impacting the leasing legislation

Law no. 83/2021 amending and supplementing Government Ordinance no. 51/1997 on the leasing operations and the leasing companies was published on April 16, 2021 in the Official Gazette no. 401, Part I. Importantly, the provisions of Law no. 83/2021 may only be applied for leasing agreements concluded after its entry into force.


Job Watch: Offshore

Offshore continues to be a busy area, but what are the job prospects there like at the moment? “There’s been a surge in hiring in the Channel Islands, particularly Guernsey as it is establishing itself as a significant financial hub,” notes James Franklin, manager of private practice at Robert Walters. The downturn, coupled with the […]


Integreon opens City review centre as trend for onshore LPOs advances

Legal process outsourcer (LPO) Integreon is to open a legal document review centre in its London office as the trend for onshore LPOs continues to pick up. The service, which will be based in Integreon’s and CMS’s existing City base, will be the second UK LPO facility the outsourcer has launched this year following a […]

Richard Hodge

Seeking redress

Can Leveson provide a credible answer to press regulation or a realistic alternative to the court system?, asks Richard Hodge Leveson LJ’s remit includes providing recommendations for effective regulation to support the integrity and freedom of the press, while encouraging the highest ethical standards. So what should we expect? It is clear that the Press […]


After Farrers’ media scandal pain, RPC regroups for a fresh assault on web work Prior to the phone-hacking scandal RPC appeared to play second fiddle to Farrer & Co when it came to newspaper defendant work. Yet the firm has picked up a raft of clients in the media world since the sector was rocked, […]

Huw Evans

Moves: 26 November 2012

Norton Rose has hired Allen & Overy (A&O) IP litigation partner Huw Evans as a partner. Move of the Week Evans, who focuses on patent litigation, moved to the magic circle outfit in 2009 from Wragge & Co alongside DLA Piper IP partner Neville Cordell. The hire follows news of Norton Rose’s merger with US […]

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