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Lawyer 2B’s autumn 2015 edition includes: Talking to the lawyer behind the headlines, Angus McBride The most complex restructuring deal ever? Get interpersonal with employment law The students helping disability claimants facing cuts Prison law: working for the country’s most hated clients … and much, much more! Click on the link below to read the […]
This Lawyer Careers Podcast is all about how to get an NQ job. Moderator Richard Simmons, Lawyer 2B editor and Lawyer careers editor Panelists Jeremy Mead, recruitment manager, Shilton Sharpe Quarry Marc Needoff, recruitment manager, Shilton Sharpe Quarry Michael Madigan, recruitment executive, GMK Katherine Jones, associate director, GMK
Lawyer 2B’s summer 2015 edition contains… meet the lawyers working in the billion-dollar world of gaming law; star human rights lawyer Imran Khan in the spotlight; law or accountancy? The pros and cons; motivations of Generation Y revealed in our Student Attitude Survey collaring white-collar criminals is a paper trail challenge; and much, much more!… Click on the link […]
Lawyer 2B’s autumn 2014 edition contains… a look at Sudan’s fight over the movement of oil; how law firms do business in emerging markets; a spotlight on art law; the life of solicitor advocates; tips on how to answer tough interview questions; and much, more more! Click on the link below to read the Lawyer 2B autumn 2014 […]
By Maria Connolly At the end of July, the Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill was published. The intention is that, from 2021, overseas entities wanting to deal in certain UK property will have to register in the overseas entities register (OER). Why will overseas entities have to register?
By Adrian Mansbridge As outlined in our previous articles covering what lies ahead for high rise regulation and the proposed ban on flammable cladding the legislative programme to implement the recommendations of the Hackitt review and to address broader concerns is already underway. However, as anticipated, political concerns have already led to these proposals being “beefed up”…
By Alex Towers With cybertheft and data breaches becoming an increasingly common occurrence, the need to rapidly and accurately identify fraud has driven the development of behavioural biometrics as a means to target automated attacks and suspicious transactions. However, for the technology to function, companies must amass libraries of biometric personal data to construct profiles…
By Rebecca MacCann What happens if you assign your right to litigate to a person or company that is unconnected to the event that creates the right to litigate? In the recent Supreme Court case of SPV Osus Ltd v HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Ireland) Limited & Ors  IESC 44, the Supreme Court held […]
By Pedro Simões Coelho, Ricardo Seabra Moura and Carlos Filipe Couto How is fund management regulated in your jurisdiction? Which authorities have primary responsibility for regulating funds, fund managers and those marketing funds?
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Clifford Chance corporate finance partner Alex Erasmus is to join a blockchain software company later this year as its new chief legal officer. London-based Erasmus will join the executive committee of Block.one in Hong Kong. Block.one is the software publisher behind open-source blockchain protocol EOSIO, which was launched in June 2018 and provides secure and […]
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has withdrawn the arrest warrant it had issued against the chief executive of the Eurasian Resources Group, in the latest development to the agency’s long-running investigation into its subsidiary company ENRC. Last month, the SFO announced that ERG’s CEO Benedikt Sobotka was wanted for alleged refusal to comply to an […]
Another magic circle partner is to join Latham & Watkins in London, as it sets its sights on winning work in the infrastructure M&A market. Allen & Overy partner Conrad Andersen, who was promoted in 2008, is to join Clifford Chance partner Brendan Moylan at the US firm. The latter’s move was revealed yesterday. While […]
Fieldfisher is to open a legal support centre in Belfast, years after firms such as Herbert Smith Freehills, Baker McKenzie and Allen & Overy made similar moves in the Northern Irish capital. Fieldfisher says it expects to house 125 personnel in Belfast within the next three years, with 14 people having already been recruited. The office […]
Allen & Overy (A&O) has announced its autumn 2018 trainee retention figures, with 80 per cent of its 46 qualifiers staying on. With a total intake of 46, 44 trainees applied to qualify, 40 of whom were offered newly qualified positions. Overall, 37 trainees accepted the offers. “This is a good result and one which […]
Clifford Chance’s infrastructure M&A head Brendan Moylan is leaving the firm for Latham & Watkins in a move that reunites him with his former magic circle colleagues. Latham aggressively hired from Clifford Chance’s private equity practice in 2013/14 when it took on David Walker, Kem Ihenacho and Tom Evans. The US firm was said to have been […]