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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

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Corporate tax

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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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EU and competition

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Travers Smith LLP

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Simmons & Simmons

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

DLA Piper

Addleshaw Goddard

Dentons

Latham & Watkins

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

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Equity capital markets ‚Äď small-mid cap

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Memery Crystal LLP

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

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Hogan Lovells International LLP

Wedlake Bell LLP

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DWF

Walker Morris LLP

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Akin Gump LLP

Financial services: non-contentious/regulatory

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Macfarlanes LLP

DLA Piper

Fieldfisher

White & Case LLP

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

Bird & Bird LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP

Fieldfisher

Mishcon de Reya LLP

VAT and indirect tax

Bark&co

Wedlake Bell LLP

Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Stephenson Harwood

Mayer Brown International LLP

London: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation: investment and retail

Milbank

Jones Day

Bird & Bird LLP

Taylor Wessing LLP

Brown Rudnick LLP

Mishcon de Reya LLP

Fieldfisher

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Commercial litigation

Bird & Bird LLP

Taylor Wessing LLP

King & Spalding LLP

Akin Gump LLP

Farrer & Co

Baker McKenzie

Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Dentons

DAC Beachcroft LLP

Cooley (UK) LLP

Competition litigation

Macfarlanes LLP

Bristows LLP

White & Case LLP

Ashurst

Norton Rose Fulbright

DLA Piper

Simmons & Simmons

Travers Smith LLP

Pinsent Masons LLP

International arbitration

Baker McKenzie

Boies Schiller Flexner (UK) LLP

Squire Patton Boggs

Mayer Brown International LLP

Arnold & Porter

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP

Akin Gump LLP

DLA Piper

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Tax litigation and investigations

Mishcon de Reya LLP

Stewarts Law LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright

Weil, Gotshal & Manges (London) LLP

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Fieldfisher

London: Finance

Acquisition finance

Taylor Wessing LLP

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Dentons

Bank lending: investment grade debt and syndicated loans

McGuireWoods London LLP

Akin Gump LLP

Bracewell (UK) LLP

Travers Smith LLP

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Corporate restructuring & insolvency

DLA Piper

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Simmons & Simmons

Proskauer Rose LLP

Mayer Brown International LLP

Pinsent Masons LLP

Debt capital markets

Akin Gump LLP

Dentons

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP

DLA Piper

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP

Dechert LLP

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Arnold & Porter

Derivatives (including commodities)

Ropes & Gray LLP

Katten

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Burges Salmon LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP

Dechert LLP

High yield

Ashurst

Proskauer Rose LLP

Mayer Brown International LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Structured products and securitisation

McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

DLA Piper

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Ashurst

Pinsent Masons LLP

Baker McKenzie

Fieldfisher

White & Case LLP

Milbank

Transport finance & leasing

Addleshaw Goddard

Clyde & Co LLP

REN Legal

Bird & Bird LLP

Ince

Hogan Lovells International LLP

London: Insurance

Insurance and reinsurance litigation

Simmons & Simmons

Pinsent Masons LLP

Stephenson Harwood

Browne Jacobson LLP

Insurance: corporate and regulatory

Dentons

Shearman & Sterling LLP

HFW

London: Projects, energy and natural resources

Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)

Weil, Gotshal & Manges (London) LLP

Milbank

Gowling WLG

Baker McKenzie

Simmons & Simmons

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Stephenson Harwood

Squire Patton Boggs

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

Latham & Watkins

Trinity International LLP

Mining and minerals

DLA Piper

Latham & Watkins

Simmons & Simmons

HFW

Pinsent Masons LLP

Gowling WLG

Oil and gas

Shepherd and Wedderburn

Squire Patton Boggs

Gowling WLG

Addleshaw Goddard

McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP

Fladgate LLP

Kerman & Co

Mayer Brown International LLP

Bird & Bird LLP

Memery Crystal LLP

Power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)

Slaughter and May

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP

Trinity International LLP

Akin Gump LLP

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Bracewell (UK) LLP

Bird & Bird LLP

Lux Nova Partners Limited

Fenwick Elliott LLP

Gowling WLG

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Water

Burges Salmon LLP

Baker McKenzie

Addleshaw Goddard

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

London: Real estate

Commercial property: corporate occupiers

Slaughter and May

Wedlake Bell LLP

Fladgate LLP

DLA Piper

Baker McKenzie

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

DAC Beachcroft LLP

Bristows LLP

Macfarlanes LLP

Collyer Bristow LLP

Forsters LLP

Burges Salmon LLP

Commercial property: development

Forsters LLP

Trowers & Hamlins LLP

DLA Piper

Travers Smith LLP

Addleshaw Goddard

Dentons

Pinsent Masons LLP

Jones Day

Slaughter and May

Mishcon de Reya LLP

Macfarlanes LLP

Gowling WLG

Commercial property: hotels and leisure

Baker McKenzie

Travers Smith LLP

Fieldfisher

DLA Piper

Fladgate LLP

Bird & Bird LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Stephenson Harwood

Clifford Chance LLP

Slaughter and May

Macfarlanes LLP

Goodwin

Howard Kennedy LLP

Linklaters LLP

Commercial property: investment

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Paul Hastings LLP

Dentons

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Maples Teesdale LLP

Squire Patton Boggs

Allen & Overy LLP

Addleshaw Goddard

Goodwin

Baker McKenzie

Jones Day

Wedlake Bell LLP

White & Case LLP

DLA Piper

Taylor Wessing LLP

Macfarlanes LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright

Slaughter and May

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Mishcon de Reya LLP

Simmons & Simmons

Commercial property: retail

Forsters LLP

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Europe) LLP

Macfarlanes LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Fladgate LLP

Fieldfisher

Construction: contentious

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Clifford Chance LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Ashurst

Mayer Brown International LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Contruction: non-contentious

White & Case LLP

Addleshaw Goddard

Clifford Chance LLP

Ashurst

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright

Environment

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Latham & Watkins

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Slaughter and May

Norton Rose Fulbright

Planning

Ashurst

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Winckworth Sherwood LLP

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

BDB Pitmans

Hogan Lovells International LLP

Dentons

Property finance

Stephenson Harwood

Norton Rose Fulbright

Pinsent Masons LLP

Simmons & Simmons

Mayer Brown International LLP

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Jones Day

Macfarlanes LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Property litigation

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Dentons

Pinsent Masons LLP

Forsters LLP

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

Ashurst

Social housing: finance

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Clifford Chance LLP

Social housing: local authorities and registered providers

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Clarke Willmott LLP

Capsticks LLP

London: Risk advisory

Brexit

Kingsley Napley LLP

Travers Smith LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Dechert LLP

Fieldfisher

Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity

RPC

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Paul Hastings LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright

Pinsent Masons LLP

Travers Smith LLP

Simmons & Simmons

Clifford Chance

Harbottle & Lewis LLP

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Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

RPC

Ashurst

Mishcon de Reya LLP

Jones Day

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Clyde & Co LLP

Stewarts Law LLP

Latham & Watkins

BCL Solicitors LLP

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Pinsent Masons LLP

Fox Williams LLP

Travers Smith LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP

Reputation management

BLM

Collyer Bristow LLP

Squire Patton Boggs

Fieldfisher

Russells Solicitors

Ince

Kingsley Napley LLP

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

DLA Piper


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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.
  • 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

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  • 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.