Relief from the forfeiture rule: Amos v Mancini and Challen v Challen

In this article Emma Loizou considers two cases decided this year which concern the forfeiture rule and the circumstances in which the court may grant relief.

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Watch on demand – 2020 Restructuring and Insolvency Conference

Selected sessions from our Restructuring and Insolvency Conference are available to watch on our YouTube channel. The sessions include: Setting the scene: Future-gazing panel session – James Morgan QC (Chair); Alison Goldthorp, Norton Rose Fulbright; Andrew Bailey, Turpin Barker Armstrong; David Mohyuddin QC; Katie Longstaff Directors’ Duties – Personal liability for tax debts and fiduciary […]

The Bar UK

Buying patterns and the changing role of the Bar

The world may be slowly heading out of lockdown and towards some semblance of normality, whatever that looks like, but the ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic are only just starting to emerge within the world of litigation. This report explores perceptions of the modern bar and barriers to innovation while shining a light on what constitutes outstanding client service in a post-coronavirus world.

Latest Briefings

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.

How voice-based document production helps your firm win more business

Throughout the lifecycle management of a client, a great deal of correspondence and documentation is produced. This briefing explains how a speech-to-text document production process can transform client responsiveness and help the firm win more business.

The advantages of Freeports examined following Budget 2021

Businesses operating Freeports will benefit from more generous tax reliefs, customs benefits and wider government support, bringing investment, trade and jobs, but what exactly are the advantages businesses can expect to gain from operating in a Freeport?

Budget 2021: The employment implications

Rishi Sunak has announced the much-awaited budget for 2021 hailing protection for the “jobs and livelihoods of the British people”. Outlined below are the key elements impacting employers and their wider workforce.


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