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The BVI year

In this article, originally published in the July 2021 South Square Digest, co-heads of Harneys’ global Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring group Phillip Kite and Peter Ferrer give an update on the legal developments in the British Virgin Islands over the past year.

REACH Registration post-Brexit

Although the UK’s departure from the EU means that the EU REACH regulation no longer applies, UK REACH has stepped in to fill the gap, and UK-based companies exporting to the EU are now facing two chemicals regulation frameworks to deal with when before there was just one. Is your company ready for the challenge?

The UK Hydrogen Strategy: an overview

With the Climate Change Act 2008 (through the Climate Change Act 2008 (2050 Target Amendment) Order) placing a duty on the Secretary of State to ensure the UK achieves net zero by 2050, the development and implementation of new forms of low carbon renewable energy, which can assist the UK in achieving its ambitious goals, are ever more important.

Nottingham – creating a sustainable city

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?

Navigating the Jersey M&A landscape

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.

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North West Legal Consortium appoints 14 firms to new panel

The North West Legal Consortium has reduced the number of advisers on its £15m-worth panel. Ashfords, Brown Turner Ross Solicitors, Blake Morgan and Anthony Collins are no longer part of the panel. By contrast, BLM was appointed for the first time. Like the previous roster, the renewed four-year panel is also divided into five sections […]

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Fidal bumped to third in European 100 as Garrigues retakes top spot

The mass defection of nearly 150 lawyers from Fidal to KPMG last year resulted in the French giant losing its position as Europe’s largest independent law firm, data gathered for The Lawyer European 100 2020 reveals. Fidal saw an 11.7 per cent fall in revenue in 2019, from €367m to €324m (£284.4m), as a result […]

Deloitte Legal lures Luminance CEO in bid for NewLaw talent

Deloitte Legal has hired Luminance chief executive officer Emily Foges to lead its managed services business. Foges will take on the leadership function in June, concluding a four-year stint as CEO of the artificial intelligence company. As part of her role, she will concoct a string of new services that will combine managed services capabilities […]

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Travers makes up five home-grown lawyers to partnership

Five lawyers have been promoted to partner at Travers Smith across a range of practice areas, including corporate, employment and disputes. All trained with the firm, with Tom Coulter joining the firm’s corporate practice and Joseph Wren now a partner in its derivatives team. Alex Fisher is a member of Travers’ employment group. There are […]

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