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The Lawyer has named our aviation insurance team in its top 20 cases of 2024, for its work on a large scale insurance and reinsurance claim which is one of the most complex pieces of litigation currently listed in the English Court.
Commercial litigation and insolvency specialist Stephen Rome has joined our Birmingham office as a partner. With over 15 years' experience in the region, he will spearhead the development of our disputes practice in the Midlands.
Whatever the reason for sizeable gifts to be made from one generation to the next, it is important to beware of the potential legal pitfalls which can result in inheritance tax or unwanted claims against these gifts - even after many years.
We have been appointed as legal advisors to the Advanced Research and Invention Agency (ARIA), an R&D agency with a vision for how scientific and technological breakthroughs can enable a better future.
Our corporate team has advised the shareholders of UK-based OXLiD, a lithium-sulfur (Li-S) battery technology developer, on its strategic acquisition by AIM listed Anglo-Australian battery designer and innovator, Gelion.
The arrival of three specialists, partner Paul Crane, senior counsel William Chetwood, and managing associate Akshay Misra, adds further depth and breadth to our international marine, trade and energy practice.
The Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act 2010) Act 2023, will come into force in October 2024, introducing a new duty on employers to take reasonable steps to prevent sexual harassment of their employees.
Our family law team has published its latest International Family Law Report, which provides an analysis of the legal position on cohabitation in England and Wales, and highlights an opportunity to take the lead on reform.
We’re recognised as a forward-thinking commercial and private client law firm delivering imaginative and incisive advice – both in the UK and internationally. From cross-border technology transfer agreements to sophisticated tax affairs, our solicitors have the expertise to achieve results.
Our clients tell us that our openness, clarity and strong emphasis on communication are the reasons why they choose to work with us on an ongoing basis. We're proud of our responsive, go-ahead approach together with our firmwide team ethos.
Each of our offices, in London, the South East and the Midlands, and internationally in Madrid, Paris, Piraeus and Singapore, provides access to the entire breadth of our legal practice. We believe that this structure helps us to offer a seamless and highly effective service to businesses and individuals at every stage.