By Guy Wilkes Financial service firms cannot wait for the outcome of the leave negotiations before putting their restructuring plans into effect After the initial excitement and panic following the referendum result lawyers were quick to reassure their clients that nothing had changed overnight. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) similarly sought to reassure people that […]
Nottingham is set to become an international beacon for green development as it undergoes a multi-billion-pound transformation. But how will this benefit business?
This is the first of a series of three articles, each dealing with topics to be considered when buying, selling and/or restructuring businesses that have premises and/or people in Jersey to help clients and intermediaries navigate the M&A landscape from a Jersey perspective.
Disputes among shareholders, and the litigation that follows, are commonplace in financial centres such as the Cayman Islands.
The hosting of COP26 in Glasgow this year shines a spotlight on the UK in relation to sustainability performance, applying more pressure on organisations to demonstrate their green credentials and to encourage the development and usage of sustainable technologies in the race to net zero.
The Court of Justice of the European Union declares ‘zero tariff’ options contrary to the EU legislation.
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The US firm’s disputes revenue has ballooned in the last five years and Kirkland will become the first firm to break the $2bn barrier next year
For CRS to usher in a new era of sustained profitability it must be brave
Barclays’ litigation budget is contracting, an indication that the disputes tsunami spinning out of the global financial crisis is at the beginning of the end
Law’s numerous start-ups can provide a bellwether for tomorrow’s big issues but firms have to be alert to them – and then brave enough to exploit them
FTSE demotions and promotions can alter advisory rankings, while new London IPOs bring new firms into the mix
Mishcon is betting that an IPO will be enough to propel it to £400m within five years
The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal was unable to reach a decision last week on an SRA case brought against Mishcon de Reya and its former head of sports, meaning the parties will reconvene in October. The SRA’s case concerns allegations that Mishcon failed to take adequate steps to prevent payments being made into and from a […]
Ofgem’s former GC Euan McVicar has moved back to Pinsent Masons after eight years in-house. McVicar joins as senior climate adviser in the firm’s climate change mitigation and sustainability team, having served as GC at Ofgem for two years. He moved to the energy regulator from Green Investment Group, where he served as GC between […]
NRF’s Newcastle office has major implications for its global profitability
Former WorldRemit lawyer Sam Ross has returned in-house after a spell at Stephenson Law. Ross has joined business Remote as VP general counsel. After a decade in-house, he moved to boutique Stephenson Law as associate director and head of scaleups last April. Remote is an HR technology platform for international payroll, benefits and compliance. It […]
As City firms compete to offer the best rates for newly-qualified solicitors, regional firms too have been vying to match salaries for their most junior lawyers. Burges Salmon has increased its NQ pay to £60,000 in Bristol, a rise of 15 per cent. This follows the decision of fellow Bristol-heritage firm Osborne Clarke to up […]
Mishcon de Reya is to lose one of its partners to a real estate fund, just days after the move of its international arbitration head was announced. Real estate special situations partner Omega Poole is leaving the firm after almost three years, having joined in 2019 from Brown Rudnick. Poole will become head of capital […]
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