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  • Colin Leckey comments for HR News on the new gender pay gap regulations

    Press

    07 April 2017

    Employment Partner, Colin Leckey has commented in an article for HR News on the issues relating to the new gender pay gap reporting rules.

  • Immigration and talent: the Brexit policy response

    06 April 2017

    Senior Associate, Naomi Hanrahan-Soar and Associate, Neil Jennings have written an article for IT Pro Portal which discusses the impact of immigration policy on the tech industry.

  • Brinsley Dresden comments for Verdict UK on recent Pepsi advert backlash

    06 April 2017

    Partner and Head of the firm's Advertising and Marketing sector group, Brinsley Dresden has commented in an article for Verdict UK after Pepsi was forced to withdraw its new ad campaign featuring Kendall Jenner.

  • What does Brexit mean for UK employment law?

    06 April 2017

    The UK has now given formal written notice of its intention to leave the European Union. What are the short and long-term implications of this momentous decision for workplace rights in the UK?

  • Colin Leckey comments for IBTimes UK on the new gender pay gap regulations

    05 April 2017

    Employment Partner, Colin Leckey has commented in an article for International Business Times on the issues relating to the new gender pay gap reporting rules which came into force today.

  • Promotion of Head of Sports Business featured in New Law Journal

    04 April 2017

    Head of Sports Business, Alex Kelham has been featured in New Law Journal as she is promoted to partnership.

  • How to deal with Twitter spats: Katie Hopkins' expensive mistake

    04 April 2017

    Divisional Managing Partner, Giles Crown and Associate, Oliver Fairhurst have written an article for The Lawyer Monthly which comments on Katie Hopkins' recent twitter spat turned libel battle with food blogger Jack Monroe.

  • James Gill comments for Real Business: What you should know about naming and shaming of late payers

    04 April 2017

    Head of Lewis Silkin's Commercial and Technology group, James Gill has written an article for Real Business on the latest payment reporting regulations that came into force this month.

  • Indian nationals must now apply for visit visas directly to the HKSAR Department of Immigration

    03 April 2017

    Effectively immediately, Indian nationals who require visit visas must do so directly by post to the Immigration Department in Hong Kong instead of submitting applications to the nearest Chinese diplomatic or consular post.

  • Lewis Silkin announces partner promotion

    Press Release

    03 April 2017

    Top 100 UK law firm Lewis Silkin LLP today announces the promotion of Alex Kelham to the firm’s partnership, effective 1 April.

  • Lewis Silkin win Silver at Transform Europe Awards 2017

    31 March 2017

    We are delighted to announce that Lewis Silkin with Living Group have won Silver for Best visual identity in the professional services sector, and Highly Commended for Best brand architecture at the Transform Awards Europe 2017.

  • Tusk luck, May

    31 March 2017

    EU Council President Donald Tusk has sent negotiation guidelines to European capitals in advance of a summit at the end of April 2017 to determine the agenda for Brexit negotiations. Tusk’s document sets out three sequential stages for the Brexit negotiations, which conflicts with UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposal for negotiations regarding withdrawal and trade to be undertaken simultaneously.

  • Brexit and immigration rights and documentation of EEA nationals

    31 March 2017

    This article summarises the rights of European Economic Area (EEA) nationals and their family members and the documentation they can obtain to evidence these rights. It looks at residence requirements and points to consider when applying for citizenship.

  • Workplace privacy: 11 ways to prepare for GDPR

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    31 March 2017

    Significant changes are on the horizon; The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) comes into force on 25 May 2018. in a recent blog, Elizabeth Denham, the UK Information Commissioner, said: “I acknowledge that there may still be questions about how the GDPR would work on the UK leaving the EU but this should not distract us from the important task of compliance with the GDPR by 2018”.

  • What game creators need to know about protecting their brands

    30 March 2017

    Oliver Watson and Oliver Fairhurst have written an article for GamesIndustry.biz, one of the leading websites for news and information about the global video games industry. The article comments on a recent kart racing suit filed by Nintendo and offers advice for game companies.

  • Greater clarity on data subject access requests

    30 March 2017

    A recent Court of Appeal decision has given clarity to data controllers in terms of the grounds on which they may refuse a data subject access request (“DSAR”), although the position is not always a helpful one.

  • Court of Appeal confirms deterrent sentences for copyright infringement

    30 March 2017

    In Regina v Evans the Court of Appeal has provided guidance on the appropriate level of sentencing for criminal offences under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. The Court of Appeal confirmed that the sentence should have a deterrent effect.

  • Counterfeit tech products on the rise

    30 March 2017

    The OECD has just published a report entitled “Trade in Counterfeit ICT Goods” which estimates that 6.5% of the global trade in information and communication technologies (ICT) equipment is counterfeit.

  • When does notice to terminate an employment contract take effect?

    30 March 2017

    The Court of Appeal has ruled that, in the absence of an express contractual term, written notice to terminate a contract of employment is only effective when it is received personally by the employee.

  • GDPR essentials

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    29 March 2017

    The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is probably to date one of the most lobbied legislation adopted by the EU since its creation.

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