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Allen & Overy LLP

Gowling WLG

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Corporate tax

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Latham & Watkins

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EU and competition

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Dentons

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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Addleshaw Goddard

Simmons & Simmons

Latham & Watkins

Travers Smith LLP

EU and competition: trade, WTO anti-dumping and customs

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Equity capital markets ‚Äď small-mid cap

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Walker Morris LLP

Memery Crystal LLP

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

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Shearman & Sterling LLP

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Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

DLA Piper

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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

White & Case LLP

M&A: lower mid-market deals, £50m-£500m

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP

Bird & Bird LLP

Mishcon de Reya LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP

Fieldfisher

VAT and indirect tax

Wedlake Bell LLP

Bark&co

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP

Stephenson Harwood

Mayer Brown International LLP

London: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation: investment and retail

Jones Day

Bird & Bird LLP

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Taylor Wessing LLP

Fieldfisher

Brown Rudnick LLP

Mishcon de Reya LLP

Milbank

Commercial litigation

Cooley (UK) LLP

Akin Gump LLP

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Baker McKenzie

Dentons

Farrer & Co

King & Spalding LLP

DAC Beachcroft LLP

Taylor Wessing LLP

Bird & Bird LLP

Competition litigation

Ashurst

Travers Smith LLP

DLA Piper

Macfarlanes LLP

Pinsent Masons LLP

Simmons & Simmons

Bristows LLP

White & Case LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright

International arbitration

Mayer Brown International LLP

DLA Piper

Squire Patton Boggs

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Baker McKenzie

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP

Arnold & Porter

Akin Gump LLP

Boies Schiller Flexner (UK) LLP

Tax litigation and investigations

Fieldfisher

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Mishcon de Reya LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright

Weil, Gotshal & Manges (London) LLP

Stewarts Law LLP

London: Finance

Acquisition finance

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Taylor Wessing LLP

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Dentons

Bank lending: investment grade debt and syndicated loans

Travers Smith LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Akin Gump LLP

McGuireWoods London LLP

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Bracewell (UK) LLP

Corporate restructuring & insolvency

Proskauer Rose LLP

DLA Piper

Mayer Brown International LLP

Pinsent Masons LLP

Simmons & Simmons

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Debt capital markets

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Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Akin Gump LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Arnold & Porter

Dentons

Morrison & Foerster LLP

DLA Piper

Derivatives (including commodities)

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Ropes & Gray LLP

Burges Salmon LLP

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Katten

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Morrison & Foerster LLP

High yield

Mayer Brown International LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

Ashurst

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Structured products and securitisation

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Baker McKenzie

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Milbank

DLA Piper

Fieldfisher

McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP

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Shearman & Sterling LLP

White & Case LLP

Transport finance & leasing

Ince

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Hogan Lovells International LLP

Addleshaw Goddard

Clyde & Co LLP

London: Insurance

Insurance and reinsurance litigation

Stephenson Harwood

Pinsent Masons LLP

Browne Jacobson LLP

Simmons & Simmons

Insurance: corporate and regulatory

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Dentons

HFW

London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Stephenson Harwood

Baker McKenzie

Squire Patton Boggs

Trinity International LLP

Simmons & Simmons

Latham & Watkins

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges (London) LLP

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Gowling WLG

Milbank

Mining and minerals

Gowling WLG

DLA Piper

Pinsent Masons LLP

Latham & Watkins

HFW

Simmons & Simmons

Oil and gas

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Mayer Brown International LLP

Fladgate LLP

Memery Crystal LLP

Kerman & Co

Addleshaw Goddard

Bird & Bird LLP

Shepherd and Wedderburn

Squire Patton Boggs

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP

McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP

Power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)

Bird & Bird LLP

Trinity International LLP

Gowling WLG

Bracewell (UK) LLP

Fenwick Elliott LLP

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Lux Nova Partners Limited

Slaughter and May

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Akin Gump LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP

Water

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Burges Salmon LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Addleshaw Goddard

Baker McKenzie

London: Real estate

Commercial property: corporate occupiers

Forsters LLP

Bristows LLP

Baker McKenzie

Macfarlanes LLP

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

Burges Salmon LLP

Wedlake Bell LLP

Slaughter and May

Fladgate LLP

DAC Beachcroft LLP

Collyer Bristow LLP

DLA Piper

Commercial property: development

Dentons

Slaughter and May

Mishcon de Reya LLP

Macfarlanes LLP

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Pinsent Masons LLP

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Jones Day

Gowling WLG

Forsters LLP

DLA Piper

Travers Smith LLP

Commercial property: hotels and leisure

Paul Hastings LLP

Slaughter and May

DLA Piper

Macfarlanes LLP

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Stephenson Harwood

Goodwin

Fieldfisher

Clifford Chance LLP

Travers Smith LLP

Baker McKenzie

Bird & Bird LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Fladgate LLP

Howard Kennedy LLP

Commercial property: investment

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Taylor Wessing LLP

Jones Day

Addleshaw Goddard

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

DLA Piper

Squire Patton Boggs

Slaughter and May

Goodwin

Simmons & Simmons

Wedlake Bell LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright

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Hogan Lovells International LLP

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White & Case LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Commercial property: retail

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Hogan Lovells International LLP

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Construction: contentious

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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Clifford Chance LLP

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Contruction: non-contentious

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Clifford Chance LLP

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White & Case LLP

Environment

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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

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Planning

Winckworth Sherwood LLP

Ashurst

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BDB Pitmans

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Property finance

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Paul Hastings LLP

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Norton Rose Fulbright

Mayer Brown International LLP

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Property litigation

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Social housing: finance

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Social housing: local authorities and registered providers

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London: Risk advisory

Brexit

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Shearman & Sterling LLP

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Travers Smith LLP

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Harbottle & Lewis LLP

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Paul Hastings LLP

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Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Latham & Watkins

Mishcon de Reya LLP

Jones Day

Fox Williams LLP

RPC

Travers Smith LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP

Reputation management

Russells Solicitors

Collyer Bristow LLP

Fieldfisher

Squire Patton Boggs

DLA Piper

BLM

Kingsley Napley LLP

Ince

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP


Legal Developments by:
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  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP acts for OOO Double against Vkontakte

    Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia) LLP is acting for Skolkovo resident OOO Double in a dispute with VKontakte over the Client’s use of public data from the social network in a search engine manner. The Double Data software involved was developed by our Client on the basis of its own big data search, storage and mining methods and algorithms.
    - Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Legal Developments in the UK

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  • Court of Justice rules on source of income for Derivative Residence applications

    On 2 October 2019, the Court of Justice delivered its judgment in Bajratari v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Directive 2004/38/EC) Case C-93/18 which concerns Chen applications and the source of funds for self-sufficiency. 
  • End of the ‚Äėcentre of life test‚Äô in Surinder Singh cases?

    In the recent case of¬† ZA (Reg 9. EEA Regs; abuse of rights) Afghanistan ¬† [2019] UKUT 281 (IAC ), the Upper Tribunal found that there is no basis in EU law for the centre of life test, as set out in Regulation 9(3)(a) of the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2016 (the ‚ÄúRegulations‚ÄĚ). It further found that it is not to be applied when Judges assess ¬†Surinder Singh ¬†cases that appear before them.
  • Terms of employment as a sole representative

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  • Can Sole Representatives Be Shareholders?

    The Immigration Rules require that an applicant for a¬† sole representative visa ¬†is not ‚Äúa¬† majority shareholder in the overseas business‚ÄĚ.
  • Immigration Skills Charge - A Guide for Employers

    As a Sponsor, you may be required to pay the Immigration Skills Charge (ISC) each time you sponsor a migrant in the  Tier 2 General  or  Intra-Company Transfer (ICT) Long-term Staff  subcategory.
  • 5 FAQS about paragraph 320(11)

    In applications for entry clearance where the applicant has a negative immigration history in the UK, the application may be refused under the general grounds for refusal, which are found in part 9 of the Immigration Rules. Where an applicant has ¬†‚Äėpreviously contrived in a significant way to frustrate the intentions of the Immigration Rules‚Äô,¬† the application could be refused under paragraph 320(11). In this post we look at five frequently asked questions about paragraph 320(11).¬†
  • Multiple nationality and multiple citizenship (including dual nationality and dual citizenship)

    British nationality law permits multiple nationality and multiple citizenship, including dual nationality and dual citizenship.
  • Applying for Indefinite Leave to Remain in the Exceptional Talent or Promise Category

    The  Exceptional Talent  and Exceptional Promise categories are for individuals who are recognised leaders or emerging leaders in their field of expertise. There are a number of endorsing bodies for lots of different fields of work, including  artists and musicians ,  architects ,  digital experts ,  scientists  and  academics . While there isn’t an endorsing body for every expert, the growing list means that many individuals could enjoy the flexibility that this category has to offer. 
  • PARALLEL PROCEEDINGS ‚Äď CIVIL AND CRIMINAL

    Syedur Rahmanconsiders the factors that determine when civil proceedings can go ahead before,or at the same time as, criminal proceedings relating to the same circumstances.
  • Rights of appeal after the Immigration Act 2014

    The Immigration Act 2014 (‚Äúthe 2014 Act‚ÄĚ) reduced the circumstances in which the refusal of an immigration application will give rise to a right of appeal.¬†The¬† explanatory notes ¬†to the 2014 Act state that the Act was intended to restructure rights of appeal to the Immigration Tribunal. Previously, a right of appeal to the Immigration Tribunal existed against any of the 14 different immigration decisions listed in s.82 of the¬† Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 ¬†(‚Äúthe 2002 Act‚ÄĚ). As explained below, whether or not the refusal of an immigration application currently generates a right of appeal depends on the subject matter of the application rather than its categorisation.