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Five solicitors granted silk as names start to emerge

Law Gazette News - 4 hours 36 min ago

QC list for 2018 includes fives solicitors, Gazette understands.

City firm publishes hourly rates in 'transparency' drive

Law Gazette News - 4 hours 57 min ago

Humphries Kerstetter says decision to be open on fees stemmed from competition authority recommendations.

UK Electronic Communications Code to become law on 28 December

Out Law News Feed - 5 hours 21 min ago
A new Electronic Communications Code setting out rights and obligations regarding the deployment and maintenance of mobile phone masts and other telecoms infrastructure will become law in the UK on 28 December.

Bet365 wins trade mark ruling before EU court

Out Law News Feed - 7 hours 22 min ago
The EU's Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) made errors in law when it determined that Bet365's name did not qualify for trade mark protection, the EU's General Court has ruled.

'Losing the Berwin brand doesn't make sense' - partners size up BCLP moniker for BLP-Bryan Cave

Legal Week rss Feed - 7 hours 44 min ago
Partners debate mooted merger moniker as BLP confirms domain name registrations

Giant Global Markets Limited

FCA - 8 hours 49 min ago
We believe this firm has been providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorisation. Find out why to be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm and how to protect yourself from scammers.

DLA Piper's new senior partner to go 'part time' as potential candidates start to emerge

Legal Week rss Feed - 8 hours 50 min ago
Partners talk up potential successors for former global co-chair Juan Picon with new postholder set to juggle fee-earning and management

Morgan Consultancy Group

FCA - 9 hours 15 min ago
We believe this firm has been providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorisation. Find out why to be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm and how to protect yourself from scammers.

Watson Farley seals new Singapore alliance after calling time on previous joint law venture

Legal Week rss Feed - 9 hours 29 min ago
UK firm regains Singapore capability after end of previous relationship

Barrister suspended for giving client money 'for food'

Law Gazette News - 9 hours 30 min ago

Roy Headlam failed to maintain independence, tribunal rules.

SRA off the hook for £5m Leigh Day costs

Law Gazette News - 9 hours 48 min ago

Order effectively means both parties finish up paying their own costs.

Simmons accounts reveal 10% pay hike for management team as top earner takes £1.4m

Legal Week rss Feed - 9 hours 53 min ago
Management team takes home £8.7m as pay for top earner rises 17%

Government clarifies legal aid safety net record

Law Gazette News - 9 hours 54 min ago

Cases eligible for exceptional funding would not be ineligible under the regular scheme.

Court of Appeal dismisses challenges to accelerated payment notices

Out Law News Feed - 10 hours 15 min ago
The Court of Appeal has dismissed two challenges to the issue by the UK's HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) of notices requiring the payment of disputed tax upfront. The Court dismissed the taxpayers' appeals against two High Court decisions rejecting judicial review challenges to the issue of accelerated payment notices (APNs) and partner payment notices (PPNs).

Brexit: UK legal services could be left ‘high and dry’, Society warns

Law Gazette News - 10 hours 24 min ago

Chancery Lane sounds alarm over Canada-style free trade pact - which could require British lawyers wanting to practise in EU countries to live there and seek admission to local bars.

A&O and Macfarlanes among big-name adviser line-up on Disney's $52.4bn 21st Century Fox deal

Legal Week rss Feed - 10 hours 29 min ago
Skadden, Cravath, Simpson Thacher and Hogan Lovells also working on media mega-deal

Tax adviser's failure to warn of potential for scheme failure was negligent, appeal court rules

Out Law News Feed - 11 hours 1 min ago
A tax adviser who did not provide a client with specific warnings about the potential for failure of an avoidance scheme was negligent, the Court of Appeal has ruled.

Law students take aim at miscarriages of justice

Law Gazette News - 11 hours 21 min ago

Manchester’s Miscarriages of Justice Review Centre links students with lawyers to try and appeal sentences.

FCA publishes Feedback Statement on Distributed Ledger Technology

FCA - 11 hours 30 min ago
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published feedback on its Discussion Paper on Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT).

It's official: Employment claims soar in wake of fee decision

Law Gazette News - 11 hours 34 min ago

Figures still lag pre-2013 levels, but lawyers warn employers to put their house in order.


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