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Baker McKenzie Hires Sydney Banking and Finance Partner From Clifford Chance

Legal Week rss Feed - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 17:42
Alastair Gourlay was previously with Clifford Chance for nearly four years. He is the latest in a string of Australian departures from Clifford Chance.

MoJ's 5% budget boost a ‘drop in the ocean’

Law Gazette News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 16:35
The Treasury promises £55m across the criminal justice system to support the work of 20,000 additional police officers and £100m to increase security in prisons.

Pay Plan (clone of authorised firm)

FCA - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 16:25
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’. 

Dentons To Merge With Argentina and Uruguay Firms

Legal Week rss Feed - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 16:18
With the addition of the two offices, Dentons will have opened five new offices in Latin America this year.

Fast Camel Car Insurance

FCA - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 15:32
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.

@carinsurance.lltd

FCA - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 15:27
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.

Hong Kong campaigner wins top human rights award

Law Gazette News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 15:14
‘Father of democracy’ among lawyers honoured by International Bar Association.

Martin Lee wins top human rights award

Law Gazette News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 15:14
Hong Kong’s ‘father of democracy’ honoured by International Bar Association.

FX Pro Europe (clone of authorised firm)

FCA - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 14:02
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’. 

Watchstone ups legal spend to £6.6m fighting Slater and Gordon case

Law Gazette News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 12:48
Trial over £637m acquisition of Quindell is now set to run for nine weeks in the High Court.

SRA doubles cash for innovation challenge

Law Gazette News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 12:36
After receiving 117 entries regulator finds extra £250,000 for more awards.

Conveyancing regulator seeks to slash fees by 30%

Law Gazette News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 12:26
Specialist regulator wants to dethrone the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

DLA Piper Boosts Dublin Office With Four Local Partner Hires

Legal Week rss Feed - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 12:17
The latest hires come after DLA hired another four partners to staff their new office in January.

Trainee solicitor pleads guilty to rape and kidnap

Law Gazette News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 11:00
Wilfred Marodza, a former trainee at Cripps Pemberton Greenish, attacked two women on the same night.

Transatlantic Firm Wins Brexit Mandate From Department for Transport

Legal Week rss Feed - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 09:30
The contract includes resilience planning for EU Exit Day and follows recent awards to Hogan Lovells and Slaughter and May.

After Failed Merger Talks, What's Next for O'Melveny?

Legal Week rss Feed - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 02:32
A source said lawyers learned about the end of talks with Allen & Overy by voicemail shortly before the news became public. Will other merger hopefuls be spooked by the deal's collapse?

Electronic signatures legally valid, Law Commission confirms

Law Gazette News - Wed, 09/04/2019 - 01:01
'Accessible statement of the law' clarifies that deeds may be signed online - but questions remain over electronic witnessing.

Herbert Smith Freehills Advises Managers in Macquarie’s A$1B Placement

Legal Week rss Feed - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 18:36
HSF said proceeds received by the investment bank under the share placement will provide it with flexibility to invest in new opportunities.

Give victims sentencing transcript, Baird tells HMCTS chief

Law Gazette News - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 17:23
Victims' commissioner calls for clarity to help individuals understand the sentence.

Morrison & Foerster Hires Ashurst Project Finance Partner in Singapore

Legal Week rss Feed - Tue, 09/03/2019 - 17:18
Energy specialist Jon Ornolfsson is the second project finance partner to join Morrison & Foerster's Singapore office since May.

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