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Social Housing Monthly Law Update – November 2018

By David Isaacson TLT provides monthly law update on all things affecting social housing. Key highlights of this month include:  New ICO GDPR guidance: Passwords and encryption in online services and websites  Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs): important changes  Government announces new generation of council housing  Continuity of planning (environmental) requirements when the UK leaves […]

Romania: Insolvency – Supreme Court renders decision on the point of law

By Dana Rădulescu, Anca Băițan Supreme Court’s Decision highlights The Supreme Court rendered the Decision no. 53 rendered on June 18, 2018, recently published in the Official Gazette on November 5, 2018, on the point of law (the ”Decision”). To put things in context, we mention that the Supreme Court renders a Decision on the […]

Impact of UK property changes on Jersey and Guernsey structures

The UK Government has announced that with effect from April 2019, it intends to bring non-UK investors into scope for either capital gains tax (“CGT”) or corporation tax (“CT”) on any direct or indirect gains made in relation to investments in UK property. Jersey and Guernsey have responded to the public consultations and liaised with […]

Switzerland – Proposed new class action procedure

By Dr Urs Feller, Nina Lim In Switzerland, typical class actions as known in many other jurisdictions are not available. However, ‘Dieselgate’ and similar cases also affect consumers in Switzerland. If a large number of people suffer the same or similar damage, each has to file their claim individually. While total damages are usually large the individual […]

Making a will by foreign domiciled persons to cover Jersey based movable assets

By Victoria Grogan This briefing has been prepared for clients domiciled outside Jersey who are considering making a will to cover their Jersey based movable assets. This briefing attempts to answer some of the more common questions that are asked by people who are not domiciled in Jersey, but hold assets here and are concerned about […]

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Masons opens up in Leeds

Masons officially opens a new office in Leeds next week which will be filled with construction lawyers and a trio of computer specialists who have defected from Dibb Lupton Broomhead. Shelagh Gaskill, a leading computer lawyer, has joined Masons as a partner from Dibbs’ Leeds office. Associate Zoe Ollerenshaw and assistant Ken Cooke have also […]

'Old boys' dominate law

THE JUDICIARY is not representative of the community over which it presides, with 87 per cent of judges holding Oxbridge degrees and a large number hailing from public school backgrounds, a new survey claims. The study by Labour Research magazine says Britain’s judges remain “elderly, white and overwhelmingly male”. A survey of 641 judges at […]

Barristers transformed into solicitor-advocates

Two barristers from chambers at 6 Gray’s Inn Square were disbarred last week and will form a new legal aid partnership with a solicitor to specialise in Crown Court advocacy work. The two barristers, James O’Keefe and Avtar Bhatoa, will enrole as solicitors and carry on their criminal practice under a new identity as solicitor-advocates. […]

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