Feed aggregator

Hh Trading Group

FCA - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 14:10
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.

Six-Partner Clyde & Co Team Resigns to Launch Shipping Boutique

Legal Week rss Feed - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 13:04
The team includes some of the practice's best-known names.

Fieldfisher Starts French Public Law Practice With Gowling Partner and Three Other Hires

Legal Week rss Feed - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 12:33
Gowling WLG’s Emmanuel Paillard has moved over to Fieldfisher’s Paris office, which has also recruited two associates and a trainee.

Investment Recovery Services Ltd (clone of authorised firm)

FCA - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 12:21
Fraudsters are using the details of firms we authorise to try to convince people that they work for a genuine, authorised firm. Find out more about this ‘clone firm’. 

White & Case Nabs Banking Partner in Singapore From Hogan Lovells

Legal Week rss Feed - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 10:39
Financing specialist Alexander McMyn joins White & Case after seven years with the transatlantic firm.

Solicitor eyeing retirement lost control as his firm collapsed

Law Gazette News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 10:36
Midlands practitioner allowed unauthorised people to run immigration arm, with disastrous consequences.

Mexico Moves Toward Legalisation of Cannabis

Legal Week rss Feed - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 10:30
One estimate puts the potential value of the Mexican market for legal cannabis at $12 billion by 2029.

Accessing and using data in wholesale markets Call for Input

FCA - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 10:04
We said we would publish a Call for Input (CFI) to explore the access and use of data in wholesale markets. We expected to publish this CFI in Q2 2019/20.

Crown court sitting days decision 'political' - senior presiding judge

Law Gazette News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 06:58
Lady Justice Macur says allocation has been chopped from 97,400 in 2018/19 to 82,300 in 2019/20.

Law centres fight flexible hours pilot

Law Gazette News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 01:01
A long-awaited pilot of flexible court hours began last week –and two law centres made clear their feelings on the controversial initiative.

BT's legal outsourcing to set a trend

Law Gazette News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 01:01
More major corporates are likely to hive off parts of their legal function, according to a solicitor who acted for telecoms giant BT in its legal outsourcing project.

News focus: Signature moves

Law Gazette News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 01:01
Law Commission confirms electronic signatures are valid and admissible as evidence in proceedings, while backing Law Society warning on lasting powers of attorney

Law centres fight flexible pilot

Law Gazette News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 01:01
A long-awaited pilot of flexible court hours began last week –and two law centres made clear their feelings on the controversial initiative.

BT outsourcing to set a trend

Law Gazette News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 01:01
More major corporates are likely to hive off parts of their legal function, according to a solicitor who acted for telecoms giant BT in its legal outsourcing project.

Signature moves

Law Gazette News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 01:01
Law Commission confirms electronic signatures are valid and admissible as evidence in proceedings, while backing Law Society warning on lasting powers of attorney

​Regulator fee cut and other news in brief

Law Gazette News - Mon, 09/09/2019 - 01:01
Regulator fee cut

Linklaters Ally Webber Wentzel and Female-Led Firm Bag Top Prizes at 2019 African Legal Awards

Legal Week rss Feed - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 22:10
As well as exceeding their reach, this year's two big winners have shown a commitment to social justice and pro bono work.

US Plywood Producers Sue Claiming Brazil's Exports Flunk Industry Strength Standards

Legal Week rss Feed - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 20:03
The false-advertising lawsuit filed by attorneys at Holland & Knight in Florida and Haglund Kelley in Oregon claims Brazilian plywood exports are defective and falsely certified for strength and durabilty.

Kennedys Expands in Lisbon With Portuguese Firm Merger

Legal Week rss Feed - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 19:51
The boutique law firm N. Maldonado Sousa & Associados has merged with Kennedys, bringing along partner Nuno Maldonado Sousa and two associates.

Fortress to Acquire Litigation Funder Vannin Capital

Legal Week rss Feed - Fri, 09/06/2019 - 19:10
Fortress Investment Group has previously partnered with commercial litigation funder IMF Bentham and has also been linked to investments in mass tort litigation.

Pages

Subscribe to Solicitors in Britain.com aggregator