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VAT and indirect tax

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London: Dispute resolution

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Fieldfisher

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Mishcon de Reya LLP

Bird & Bird LLP

Commercial litigation

Farrer & Co

Baker McKenzie

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Bird & Bird LLP

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Taylor Wessing LLP

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King & Spalding LLP

Cooley (UK) LLP

DAC Beachcroft LLP

Competition litigation

Pinsent Masons LLP

Travers Smith LLP

Ashurst

DLA Piper

Norton Rose Fulbright

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White & Case LLP

Simmons & Simmons

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Arnold & Porter

Mayer Brown International LLP

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Shearman & Sterling LLP

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DLA Piper

Boies Schiller Flexner (UK) LLP

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Tax litigation and investigations

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Weil, Gotshal & Manges (London) LLP

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London: Finance

Acquisition finance

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

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Taylor Wessing LLP

Bank lending: investment grade debt and syndicated loans

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Corporate restructuring & insolvency

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Debt capital markets

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Derivatives (including commodities)

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High yield

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Structured products and securitisation

Baker McKenzie

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Shearman & Sterling LLP

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Transport finance & leasing

REN Legal

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Hogan Lovells International LLP

Ince

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London: Insurance

Insurance and reinsurance litigation

Stephenson Harwood

Simmons & Simmons

Pinsent Masons LLP

Browne Jacobson LLP

Insurance: corporate and regulatory

Shearman & Sterling LLP

HFW

Dentons

London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Simmons & Simmons

Trinity International LLP

Milbank

Weil, Gotshal & Manges (London) LLP

Latham & Watkins

Gowling WLG

Stephenson Harwood

Squire Patton Boggs

Baker McKenzie

Mining and minerals

Gowling WLG

Latham & Watkins

HFW

Pinsent Masons LLP

DLA Piper

Simmons & Simmons

Oil and gas

Mayer Brown International LLP

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Bird & Bird LLP

Shepherd and Wedderburn

Squire Patton Boggs

Addleshaw Goddard

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Power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)

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Gowling WLG

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Bracewell (UK) LLP

Trinity International LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP

Water

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Addleshaw Goddard

Baker McKenzie

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London: Real estate

Commercial property: corporate occupiers

Burges Salmon LLP

Slaughter and May

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

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Commercial property: development

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Dentons

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Gowling WLG

Slaughter and May

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Commercial property: hotels and leisure

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Paul Hastings LLP

Bird & Bird LLP

Fieldfisher

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Slaughter and May

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Planning

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Social housing: local authorities and registered providers

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London: Risk advisory

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Ashurst

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Ince

BLM

Russells Solicitors

Squire Patton Boggs

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Kingsley Napley LLP

Collyer Bristow LLP

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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?

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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.
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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.