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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.



Pannone prepares to do battle over professional negligence claims

Pannone, 13 Old Square’s Michael Booth QC and Serle Court’s David Casement QC have become embroiled in a legal battle between Isle of Man millionaire Albert Gubay and his former lawyer Peter Willers in a multi million pound case set to be heard by the High Court next year. The complex case centres on advice […]


Linklaters reopens in Washington DC after decade-long hiatus

Linklaters has reopened in Washington DC, 10 years after shutting its representative base in the US capital. Linklaters” src=”/Pictures/web/v/p/z/Linklaters_1_15_150.jpg” /> The firm becomes the last of the magic circle excluding Slaughter and May to make an entrance in the city after Allen & Overy launched there last year with a team hired from O’Melveny & […]

Jeremy Hoyland

Turnover dips at Simmons at the half-year stage

Simmons & Simmons’ turnover for the first half of the 2012/13 financial year was down 3 per cent on the same period in 2011/12. Turnover at the firm for the first six months of 2012/13 was £121m, down from £125m in the first six months of 2011/12, when revenue was up 6 per cent on […]

Signalling the change

Nothing keeps a private practice lawyer on their toes quite as much as having to brush up on their presentation skills to pitch for coveted spots on legal panels. Network Rail is the latest company to reveal that it is gearing up to review its roster of advisers, inviting 20 firms including Clifford Chance, Eversheds […]


Crowded huis

Jones Day plans to open in Amsterdam, but is there room in the market for another US firm in the Netherlands? After several years of Dutch lawyers calmly accepting that little would change in their market, this year something changed. Just over a month ago US firm Jones Day announced it was adding to an […]

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