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What does the Budget 2021 mean for residential property?

As anticipated, the Chancellor in his 2021 Budget has extended the current Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday and has also introduced additional measures in the hope of boosting the property market. Our Residential Property team provide an overview.

How voice-based document production helps your firm win more business

Throughout the lifecycle management of a client, a great deal of correspondence and documentation is produced. This briefing explains how a speech-to-text document production process can transform client responsiveness and help the firm win more business.

The advantages of Freeports examined following Budget 2021

Businesses operating Freeports will benefit from more generous tax reliefs, customs benefits and wider government support, bringing investment, trade and jobs, but what exactly are the advantages businesses can expect to gain from operating in a Freeport?

Budget 2021: The employment implications

Rishi Sunak has announced the much-awaited budget for 2021 hailing protection for the “jobs and livelihoods of the British people”. Outlined below are the key elements impacting employers and their wider workforce.



UK200: Two more firms join the £1m PEP club

A record 12 firms in this year’s UK 200: the Top 100 report posted an average profit per equity partner (PEP) of £1m or more, The Lawyer can reveal, a rise of two on the 10 in 2017/18. Several firms in this PEP millionaire dozen have average profits that are well over the £1m benchmark. All four […]

UK200: Law firms more pessimistic than ever before

Most of the UK’s largest law firms believe that the current financial year will be significantly more difficult in terms of trading than 2018/19, The Lawyer can reveal. As part of the research for this year’s UK 200 report, firms were asked the extent to which they agreed or disagreed with the statement: Trading conditions […]

The speed read: Cummings at the Bar; goings at CEO level; and closings at A&O Vauxhall

The departure of long-serving leaders marks a critical point for three firms A theme this week has been the replacement of some of the profession’s longest-serving leaders. TLT’s David Pester is ending his tenure after 19 years in charge, to be replaced by the firm’s corporate head John Wood. Meanwhile Clyde & Co has revealed […]

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