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Reform of the Community Infrastructure Levy

By Katherine Evans In March we reported on the government’s consultation on the reform of the current system of developer contributions. The government’s response to the consultation, released at the end of October, confirms that change is on the horizon. The key themes of the consultation were centred around a desire to make the system simpler and more […]

Court of Appeal rules on ATM rates

By Şenay Nihat Since 2013, retailers have had to pay non-domestic rates (‘Business Rates’) for automated teller machines (ATMs) built into the front of stores, rather than treating the ATMs as part of the store’s overall rating for valuation purposes. The Business Rates bill for the ATM was backdated to 2010, hitting retailers with significant […]

Proposed ban on flammable cladding – An update

By Adrian Mansbridge Following Dame Hackitt’s Review of the Building Regulations and Fire Safety the government announced that it would consult on banning flammable cladding. The consultation closed on 14 August 2018 and the housing secretary announced at the Conservative Party Conference that the ban would be brought forward.

Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport improves contracting process for healthcare

By Frank John Vrolijk, Aurélie Mingels On 9 November 2018, the Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport (VWS) informed the House of Representatives about the developments regarding the contracting process for care provision. The minister expresses his displeasure at the growth in the supply of non-contracted care in GGZ care and district nursing where this is […]

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Ex-Solicitor General joins No5 Chambers

Former Labour government minister Mike O’Brien QC has joined Birmingham set No5 Chambers as a ­tenant. O’Brien, who held a ­number of ministerial roles before losing his North Warwickshire seat at the last election, will practise public law at the set. Speaking about his move O’Brien said: “I made the law in Parliament and now I want to […]

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PE teacher: Claire Wilkinson, MVision

MVision GC Claire Wilkinson lives and breathes private equity, so much so that she is the industry guru on ethics.  Unusually for a general counsel, when Claire Wilkinson joined private equity adviser MVision 16 months ago it was to replace the company’s outgoing chief financial officer. This helps explain why less than half her workload […]

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Most practitioners these days like to brag about how ­commercial they are, but it is still relatively rare for a lawyer to have the genuine breadth of experience to back up that easily made claim. However, when Pam Loch, managing partner at Loch Associates, says she offers commercial advice, she means it. Loch spent six […]

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Ashurst pushes more partners to top of lockstep

Ashurst has more than doubled the number of partners at the top of its lockstep to redress the imbalance that resulted from its decision to move to a modified system four years ago. Around 30 partners are now on the 65-point plateau, representing around a fifth of the full-equity partnership. The Lawyer has learnt that […]

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