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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.

Are vaccination policies at work discriminatory?

Employers have a duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees and others so, can employers force their workers to get the vaccine? If so, a ‘Vaccination Policy’ requiring staff to get  vaccinated to protect the wider workforce seems a logical step to take – but it is not as simple as that.

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Privy Council emphasizes primary role of trial judge as decision-maker in shareholder disputes

In the context of an unfair prejudice claim, the Privy Council recently overturned the decision of the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal and restored the decision of Leon J. of the Commercial Court of the British Virgin Islands, in effect ordering a mandatory buy-out, at a price to be determined by the court, of minority shareholdings by the majority shareholder whose acts were found to be oppressive, unfairly discriminatory and unfairly prejudicial to the minority, pursuant to section 184I of the BVI Business Companies Act.

BVI Company Law Series – Continuations In

In this first of two notes relating to continuations (sometimes referred to as migrations or redomiciliations), we look at the requirements and processes for companies which want to continue from one jurisdiction to the BVI.

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Eight City lawyers get the nod in Norton Rose Fulbright promotions

Eight London lawyers have been promoted in Norton Rose Fulbright’s annual round, matching last year’s tally of City elevations. The bulk of the London promotions are in banking and finance, as well as litigation. In banking, Will Alete, Kirstin Russell and Andrew Williams make the grade, having joined from Bird & Bird, Linklaters and Slaughter […]

Ex-DWF duo join DAC in new advocacy venture

DAC Beachcroft is setting up an in-house advocacy unit following the hire of two barristers from DWF, The Lawyer can reveal. Jonathan Robinshaw and Sahar Farooqi are both set to join as partners in the firm’s claims solutions group, with the task of overseeing its new advocacy offering. Already the firm has plans to welcome […]

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CVC in-house veteran departs after 15 years

The general counsel of CVC Credit Partners has left his role after 15 years at the PE firm. Richard Perris left in late December after five years as the top lawyer of CVC’s credit arm, which invests in companies across markets in Europe and North America.  He joined the wider CVC business in 2005 from […]

DWF overhauls operating model in favour of combined profit centres

DWF is to alter its operating structure in a bid to drive better integration and profitability, with a series of new leadership appointments aimed at spearheading growth in coming years. From May, the firm will make its four main divisions into three. It will no longer comprise insurance and commercial; international; managed services; and connected […]

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