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McDermott takes three DLA Piper London real estate partners following 20-partner US raid

Legal Week rss Feed - 2 hours 19 min ago
Trio of DLA Piper London real estate partners follow raft of lawyers leaving for McDermott

Arbitrator appointed on multiple related cases was not biased, court finds

Out Law News Feed - 2 hours 29 min ago
The English and Welsh Court of Appeal (CoA) has dismissed a claim that an arbitrator who accepted multiple appointments from one party in an arbitration would be biased as a result.

Hale: Supreme Court's job is to interpret the law, not legislate

Law Gazette News - 2 hours 48 min ago

UK's highest court will shortly hear two eagerly awaited decisions on divorce and civil partnerships.

HP a trade mark says EU in latest 'distinctiveness' debate

Law Gazette News - 3 hours 26 min ago

Polish company claimed ‘HP’ was too descriptive and lacked distinctive character.

Linklaters signs up Goldman Sachs Asia disputes specialist in rare Hong Kong partner hire

Legal Week rss Feed - 3 hours 43 min ago
Goldman managing director to join magic circle firm's Hong Kong office this August

Brexit: what does it mean for financial markets to be open?

FCA - 3 hours 44 min ago
Speech by Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive of the FCA, at City Week ‘The International Financial Services Forum’.

A&O to announce new tech collaborators

Law Gazette News - 4 hours 34 min ago

Magic circle firm will reveal next cohort for its ‘Fuse’ innovaton space.

National firm upbeat despite accounts revealing £3m annual loss

Law Gazette News - 4 hours 37 min ago

Lyons Davidson says plans to combat challenges in the market are starting to pay off.

FCA warns public of increased threat of loan scams, as borrowers lose over £3.5 million a year

FCA - 5 hours 4 min ago
Over £3.5 million was lost to loan fee fraud in 2017 Loan fee fraud reports to the FCA increase by 44% from 2016 to 2017 72% of the public are unaware of scams in relation to loans

Half of London's biggest law firms believe artificial intelligence tech will lead to job cuts

Legal Week rss Feed - 5 hours 33 min ago
Law firm real estate report finds finds concerns over AI impact as firms shrug off Brexit blues

Compensation culture? Stats reveal claims numbers in freefall

Law Gazette News - 7 hours 48 min ago

Figures released as government prepares for first big test of the Civil Liability Bill.

Reed Smith launches technology innovation training programme for new associates

Legal Week rss Feed - 10 hours 4 min ago
Firm to start training lawyers to be tech innovators from their first day

Global companies lacking GDPR oversight of sub-contractors

Out Law News Feed - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 17:28
The majority of global companies admit that they do not have appropriate oversight of third parties and sub-contractors despite the imminent implementation of new data protection regulations.

Munby takes action on 'defective' divorces

Law Gazette News - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 17:14

Judges told communications should be expressed in appropriately sympathetic and apologetic language.

Councils to be handed powers to double council tax on empty homes

Out Law News Feed - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 16:49
The UK government is introducing legislation designed to bring empty homes back into use by empowering councils to raise the amount of tax they can charge.

Change in status for Northern Ireland registered housing associations

Out Law News Feed - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 16:37
ANALYSIS: The legal status of registered housing associations in Northern Ireland has changed this month following the entry into force of legislation intended to move the legal position for mutual societies in Northern Ireland closer to that in England and Wales.

No change to substantive competition and state aid rules after Brexit

Out Law News Feed - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:51
The government has no plans to make "fundamental changes" to its competition law framework, including to concurrency arrangements, beyond the changes that are necessary to ensure the continued functioning of UK law after Brexit, it said.

Living in Bristol: six reasons to go west for your next career move

Legal Week rss Feed - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:43
From commuting benefits to lively nightlife, working in Bristol can offer a range of benefits for jobseekers looking further afield then London

Court of Appeal 'first' as Chinese arbitration award upheld

Law Gazette News - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 15:32

Ruling is a sign that the UK is still a desirable destination for dispute resolution, law firm claims.

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