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Electronic presentation of courtroom evidence addresses accessibility issues and provides case clarity in Singapore

Based in Singapore, Fullerton Law Chambers LLC (FLC) is a boutique legal firm providing premier dispute resolution services. With a large litigation trial pending, the team handling this particular case soon realised that the volume and format of the document set would be problematic to present effectively in court. Many of the documents were complex […]

The art of apology; what we can learn from KFC about correcting mistakes

Earlier this year, just as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, fast-food chain KFC ran a new advertising campaign depicting diners licking their fingers – a nod to their strapline “Finger Lickin’ Good”. The ad sparked a backlash with more than 150 people complaining to the Advertising Standards Authority. It was widely deemed to be “inappropriate” […]

News on the rent front

In addition to the tax credit mechanism proposed by the Government as part of the discussions on the Finance Act (see our newsflash dated 16 November 2020 relating to the contribution of the French State to payment of rents through a tax credit for landlords), three recent court decisions have broadened the debate on the […]

Using content to make the most from digital events

Events – right now mostly digital – are the cornerstone of a marketing calendar. They offer a great opportunity to engage the people that matter and drive commercial conversations forward. The amazing opportunity that events offer is balanced by the time, effort, and cost that running or attending an event requires from your team. Given […]

Coronavirus Portugal – Impact on regulatory and criminal liability

Are there any behaviors which, within the context of a public health epidemiological crisis, could be punishable under criminal law? Within the context of a public health epidemiological crisis during which some assets are considered to be very important to prevent and fight the disease, anti-economic and public health infringements are of particular relevance. Among […]

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Paddy Power Betfair legal head takes new role after group restructure

Paddy Power Betfair’s former legal chief has been appointed to a new role following Flutter Entertainment’s integration of The Stars Group this year. Reg Ozcan has taken on the role of director of legal, UK & Ireland at Flutter, where he will oversee a combined legal team made up of the Paddy Power and Betfair […]

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Kirkland alumni club: Willkie secures double-partner hire in London

Willkie Farr & Gallagher has secured its long-awaited hire of two partners from Kirkland & Ellis, as they join former colleague Claire McDaid to expand its City private equity team. Gavin Gordon and David Arnold are to join Willkie in the City, following on from the firm’s hire of Dechert tax partner Jane Scobie last […]

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Slater & Gordon to cut roles in redundancy round

Slater & Gordon is embarking on a redundancy consultation, this time targeting a segment of its fee-earner population. The move is understood to affect up to ten roles across fee-earners and business services staff working in areas such as employment and family claims, as well as property, wills and trusts advice across its UK offices. […]

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DLA Piper drafts in BCLP for negligence claim from cruise operator

DLA Piper is facing a multimillion-pound negligence claim from a cruise ship operator after allegations that partners provided substandard legal advice. In a High Court claim brought by Premier Cruises Limited (PCL), which is represented by maritime boutique Tatham & Co, court documents contain allegations relating to Moscow-based partner Philip Lamzin and London partner Linos […]

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Judge rules in favour of Addleshaws client in latest Apollo scrap

A High Court judge has ruled that Addleshaw Goddard’s client, Lopesan Touristik, can bring its claim against Apollo European Principal in England and Spain. The dispute stems from a sale and purchase agreement between Lopesan and Spanish company Oldavia over a series of hotels in the region, particularly that of the Buenaventura hotel. Oldavia is […]

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