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

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Equity capital markets ‚Äď small-mid cap

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VAT and indirect tax

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London: Dispute resolution

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Brown Rudnick LLP

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Taylor Wessing LLP

Milbank

Mishcon de Reya LLP

Commercial litigation

King & Spalding LLP

Taylor Wessing LLP

Baker McKenzie

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Akin Gump LLP

DAC Beachcroft LLP

Dentons

Cooley (UK) LLP

Bird & Bird LLP

Competition litigation

Travers Smith LLP

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Ashurst

Simmons & Simmons

Norton Rose Fulbright

Macfarlanes LLP

Pinsent Masons LLP

DLA Piper

White & Case LLP

International arbitration

Shearman & Sterling LLP

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Boies Schiller Flexner (UK) LLP

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Squire Patton Boggs

Baker McKenzie

Akin Gump LLP

Arnold & Porter

Mayer Brown International LLP

Tax litigation and investigations

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Mishcon de Reya LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright

Fieldfisher

Stewarts Law LLP

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

London: Finance

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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Dentons

Taylor Wessing LLP

Bank lending: investment grade debt and syndicated loans

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Bracewell (UK) LLP

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Travers Smith LLP

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Corporate restructuring & insolvency

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DLA Piper

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Debt capital markets

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Dentons

Hogan Lovells International LLP

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DLA Piper

Derivatives (including commodities)

Morrison & Foerster LLP

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Katten

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High yield

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Mayer Brown International LLP

Structured products and securitisation

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Milbank

Pinsent Masons LLP

DLA Piper

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Baker McKenzie

Transport finance & leasing

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Ince

Addleshaw Goddard

Hogan Lovells International LLP

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London: Insurance

Insurance and reinsurance litigation

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Stephenson Harwood

Simmons & Simmons

Browne Jacobson LLP

Insurance: corporate and regulatory

Shearman & Sterling LLP

HFW

Dentons

London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Simmons & Simmons

Milbank

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Squire Patton Boggs

Baker McKenzie

Trinity International LLP

Latham & Watkins

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Gowling WLG

Weil, Gotshal & Manges (London) LLP

Stephenson Harwood

Mining and minerals

Pinsent Masons LLP

Gowling WLG

DLA Piper

Simmons & Simmons

Latham & Watkins

HFW

Oil and gas

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Fladgate LLP

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Squire Patton Boggs

Gowling WLG

Addleshaw Goddard

Shepherd and Wedderburn

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Power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)

Lux Nova Partners Limited

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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Trinity International LLP

Fenwick Elliott LLP

Gowling WLG

Bracewell (UK) LLP

Water

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Hogan Lovells International LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Burges Salmon LLP

Addleshaw Goddard

London: Real estate

Commercial property: corporate occupiers

Slaughter and May

Wedlake Bell LLP

Baker McKenzie

DAC Beachcroft LLP

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

Collyer Bristow LLP

Forsters LLP

Burges Salmon LLP

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DLA Piper

Commercial property: development

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Travers Smith LLP

Jones Day

Gowling WLG

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Macfarlanes LLP

Dentons

Slaughter and May

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Macfarlanes LLP

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Stephenson Harwood

DLA Piper

Clifford Chance LLP

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Howard Kennedy LLP

Slaughter and May

Fieldfisher

Commercial property: investment

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Hogan Lovells International LLP

Allen & Overy LLP

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Paul Hastings LLP

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White & Case LLP

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Hogan Lovells International LLP

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Environment

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Latham & Watkins

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Planning

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Dentons

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London: Risk advisory

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Fox Williams LLP

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Reputation management

Squire Patton Boggs

BLM

Russells Solicitors

Collyer Bristow LLP

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Ince

Kingsley Napley LLP

DLA Piper

Fieldfisher


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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

  • 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.
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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.
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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

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  • 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

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  • PARALLEL PROCEEDINGS ‚Äď CIVIL AND CRIMINAL

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  • 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.