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Case review 21/01/2022
Sections 25 and 25A of the Organised and Serious Crimes Ordinance (Cap. 455) (“OSCO”) have once again come under the spotlight in a recent judicial review.
The appointments of Gavin Henderson and Daniela Fusi, both formerly Clyde & Co (Scotland) partners, takes the total number of fee earners to 23 across our offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow, with more new fee earners expected to join in the coming months as we enjoy another record year.
Following the publication of Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022, the firm has seen some impressive rankings in the latest guide to top law firms and lawyers across the region.
As directors manage and control the business of the company, safeguards are in place to ensure that directors act in the best interests of the company and do not put their own interests ahead of the company’s interests.
We are pleased to announced we have appointed business crime and investigations specialist, Iskander Fernandez as a partner to our growing corporate and commercial division.
Case review 03/11/2021
It is trite law that there exists an implied duty of mutual trust and confidence (the “Duty”) between employer and employee in Hong Kong.
We are pleased to have boosted our Israel office with the appointment of Ilana Bar, one of the country’s most respected corporate insurance and institutional entities lawyers.
On 28 March 2019, the government launched a consultation on the extension of fixed recoverable costs (FRCs) in cases worth up to £100,000. In a long-awaited update, the Ministry of Justice announced in September that the proposals to extend FRCs will indeed be introduced. We provide a summary of the government’s response.
Following the publication of The Legal 500 UK 2022, we are proud to announce that the firm has once again achieved impressive rankings and recognition within the latest guide to leading law firms and lawyers.
Case review 28/09/2021
The Supreme Court of Victoria has delivered its first judgment under Victoria’s new contingency fee regime following applications by two plaintiffs for 'group costs order' (GCO) which, if allowed, would have permitted the plaintiffs’ law firm to receive 25% of any award or settlement.