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SEBI introduces exemptions for companies undergoing insolvency

By Ashwin Bishnoi, Rohit Ambast Between 31 May to 1 June, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) amended a number of securities regulations to provide certain dispensations for listed companies undergoing the corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 (IBC). These amendments follow SEBI’s discussion paper of March […]

Case Study: Appleby Hope & Matthews improve productivity with ALB

By Norman Turvey Appleby Hope & Matthews had been AlphaLaw users for many years, and had reached the limits of being able to take the software any further. In order to maximise efficiencies and ensure their software would be able to meet their needs in the future, the decision was taken to review their current system […]

GDPR risks for retailers

By Jeanette Burgess, Gwendoline Davies Much of the focus in the retail and legal press in recent months has been on the eye-watering level of fines which data protection regulators can impose for infringements of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation. However in this mini-series Walker Morris’ Heads of Regulatory & Compliance and […]

Swiss Lower House approves corporate tax reform

By Maurus Winzap, Robert Desax On 12 September 2018, the Swiss National Council (Lower House– Nationalrat – Conseil national) approved the revised version for a corporate tax reform (“Tax Proposal 17”). It is based on the Government’s proposal issued in March 2017 and on the version negotiated in the Upper House (Ständerat – Conseil des États) in […]

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Withers appoints landed estates co-heads

Withers appoints landed estates co-heads” />Withers has named partners Bertie Hoskyns-Abrahall and Matthew Woods as joint heads of its landed estates practice group. Managing partner Margaret Robertson said the firm had created the new position to aid its ­succession planning, adding: “We want to bring in new leaders to ensure there’s a ­continuity to our […]

Schillings

UK 200 Position: 193= Turnov… Position: 200Firm: Schillings Turnover: £6.3mRevenue per fee-earner: £350KRevenue per lawyer: £450KRevenue per partner: £1,050KTotal number of fee-earners: 18Total number of qualified partners: 14Total number of partners: 6Total number of female partners: 0Total number of staff: 30

Eversheds

UK 200 Position: 8 UK 200 Sha… Position: 8 =Firm: Eversheds Turnover: £390mProfit per equity partner: £552KEarnings per partner: £323KEquity spread: £270K-£860KNet profit: £80mProfit margin: 21 per centRevenue per fee-earner: £176KRevenue per lawyer: £283KRevenue per partner: £1,134KRevenue per equity partner: £2.69mTotal number of fee-earners: 2,211Total number of qualified partners: 1,378Total number of partners: 344Total number […]

Wiggin

UK 200 Position: 165 Turnover: Position: 132=Firm: Wiggin Turnover: £14.3mRevenue per fee-earner: £311KRevenue per lawyer: £376KRevenue per partner: £894KTotal number of fee-earners: 46Total number of qualified partners: 38Total number of partners: 16Total number of female partners: 0Total number of staff: 0

iLaw snares Leslie Perrin for director position

Technology, media and telecoms boutique iLaw has hired Osborne Clarke’s former managing and ­senior partner Leslie Perrin. Perrin is to join the firm as a director and will focus on commercial litigation.iLaw director and co-founder Justin Ellis said: “He’s come in for three purposes. First, to establish his own litigation practice. Second, to help us […]

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