This podcast focuses on Gaza and the current conflict in the region from an international law perspective.
By Robbie Stern On 10 May 2021, the Supreme Court heard the appeal in R (Majera) (formerly SM (Rwanda)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (“SSHD”). The question on appeal is whether a defective order granting immigration bail has legal effect…
Following the verdict in the George Floyd court case in the USA, Richard Hermer QC and Helen Mountfield QC speak with Prof. Craig Futterman, a Professor at the University of Chicago and the founder of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project of the Mandel Legal Aid Clinic, and Raju Bhatt, a leading civil rights lawyer in the UK and a founding member of the Police Action Lawyer Group.
Ukraine still faces a dilemma common to all countries where state institutions are perceived as corrupt: Why should citizens trust a candidate for a position in a state institution elected by a state body that has no credibility?
By Raza Husain QC, Zoe McCallum, Eleanor Mitchell and Hugh Southey QC Topics discussed in this on-demand webinar include: Trafficking- an update on DA &Others An update on Article 8 The Refugee and Hague Conventions and MN and IXU v SSHD
The Taxation (Partnerships – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 202- was lodged with the States Assembly on 18 May 2021 and, if passed, is expected to come into effect from 1 July 2021 (with a six month transition period to 1 January 2022 for partnerships established before 1 July 2021).
A closer look and the implications for SIPP providers.
In our last report on the NFT (Non-fungible tokens) self-experiment “Formulating a smart contract and minting an NFT”, we looked at what data is packed in a freshly minted NFT. In principle, it is possible to include an entire data set of an artwork (i.e. in our case the GIF) in an NFT and thus on the blockchain. We also pointed out that in our self-experiment we did not only link to the digital artwork but also attached a limited usage licence to the NFT (in the metadata; because otherwise the buyer of an NFT in general will not own any intellectual property respectively rights of exploitation or use to the artwork connected to the NFT).
On 23 April 2021, provisions of the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) were transposed into Irish Law by the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) (Amendment) Act 2021 (CJA 2021), which amends the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010 (CJA 2010). Please see our recent briefing for analysis of changes introduced by 5AMLD: New Irish Anti-Money Laundering Rules.
For parents, the child maintenance system can seem a vast and complicated system of ropes and pulleys for something they expect should be straightforward.
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Paul Weiss’s London office is very profitable but could do with a few more partners.
Hardwicke Chambers has voted to change its name after learning it has links to a pro-slavery lawyer and politician, The Lawyer can reveal. Originally named after 18th century Lord Chancellor Lord Hardwicke, the set will now be operating as Gatehouse Chambers as of next month. The Hardwicke name originates from the Lincoln’s Inn building in […]
Brabners has fitted out its new Manchester HQ in preparation for a return later this autumn. Earlier this year the firm secured 20,000sq ft of Grade A office space across the top two floors of 100 Barbirolli Square, which it will move into as the anchor tenant. Managing partner Nik White told The Lawyer his […]
CMS has struck a deal with Norwegian firm Kluge, a local operation comprised of over 150 lawyers. The international player has added Kluge to its network as a full member firm. It will be known as CMS Kluge from October this year. CMS has offices across 44 different counties, though few of the giant global […]
As US firms wade into a pay war over associate salaries, Clifford Chance has decided to increase the base rate for its UK newly-qualified solicitors. Clifford Chance has now made £100,000 its NQ base salary, meaning that the pay its associates can have access to could rise well beyond the magic circle firm’s current package. […]
A City partner has been struck off after the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) found she had inflated her billing figures when applying for partnership roles at other firms. The SDT ruled that Tracey Ann Sheehan had acted dishonestly in providing false figures when she successfully applied for partnership roles at Dentons in 2015 and Hill […]
This webinar will look at some practical examples of what the digital transformation journey looks like for organisations and their legal teams.
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