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  • Supreme Court Extends Ability of Employees Working Overseas to Bring Claims in the UK


    09 February 2012

    The Supreme Court has handed down a significant ruling on the ability of an employee who worked overseas to make a claim for unfair dismissal in the UK, in the case of Ravat v Halliburton Manufacturing and Services Ltd. The full article can be read on the Global Employment Law blog

  • Is it time to legislate on caste?


    07 February 2012

    Katherine Shaw weighs up whether the government needs to amend the Equality Act to make clear that it prohibits caste discrimination.

  • Multiple attraction


    03 February 2012

    Sara Cohen considers the single contract multiple completion route in relation to private company share buybacks.

  • News Focus: LinkedIn


    03 February 2012

    HR debate rages over a case for constructive dismissal arising from a breach of social media policy. The full article can be read on

  • Pakistan: Frontier challenges


    27 January 2012

    Investors are constantly trying to identify the next country that will offer access to world-class, untapped, mining opportunities. Often this means operating in challenging conflict or post-conflict environments.

  • The Bribery Act 2010 – a corporate perspective


    26 January 2012

    This guide summarises the main provisions and practical issues arising from the new UK anti-corruption law effected by the Bribery Act 2010 (the “Act”) in the context of a corporate body (the “Company”) or group (the “Group”) that carries on business in the UK or overseas, from 1 July 2011, the Act’s implementation date.

  • Lewis Silkin makes significant partner appointment to the Employment, Reward and Immigration team


    25 January 2012

    City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP has today announced the appointment of Christopher Hitchins, who joins as a partner in the firm’s renowned Employment, Reward and Immigration (ERI) team.

  • Partner hire: Christopher Hitchins at Lewis Silkin LLP


    24 January 2012

    Christopher Hitchins is now Partner in the Reward and Immigration (ERI) team at Lewis Silkin LLP. Christopher Hitchins was previously partner and group leader of the labour and employment practice at Morgan Lewis. The full article can be read on the Law Gazette website

  • The Need For Seed


    04 January 2012

    Abandoned by the venture capital industry in the era of cheap debt and easy returns, early-stage finance is making a comeback. GrowthBusiness talks to investors active in the space, and some of the exciting ventures that have succeeded in raising funds. The full article can be read on

  • Lewis Silkin bolsters corporate team with two hires


    03 November 2011

    City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP today announced that Graham Reid has joined as partner in the firm’s corporate practice as of 31 October.

  • ...a little bit of law - Back to Basics

    01 November 2011

    There are certain basic steps that apply to almost all transactions involving the acquisition of land.

  • UK Trade Mission works towards doubling trade with Pakistan


    13 September 2011

    Nadim Khan is one of the lead coordinators with a UK trade mission representing the financial and mining sectors, which began their weeklong visit programme to Pakistan today.

  • ...a little bit of law - Heads of Terms


    19 April 2011

    There’s nothing technical about Heads of Terms, or HoTs as we like to call them.

  • Ambush Marketing


    20 November 2010

    With businesses at times paying many millions to associate themselves with an event it is not surprising that their competitors engage in ‘ambush marketing’.

  • ...a little bit of law - Restrictive Covenants


    19 November 2010

    A Restrictive Covenant is a promise by a landowner not to use their land in a specified way or not to do certain things on it.

  • Sharing the developer’s profit


    25 June 2010

    RSLs are increasingly funding regeneration schemes by way of profit sharing with developers. This inbrief guides RSLs on what to watch for in negotiating and documenting overage payments in order to secure maximum profits

  • Product Placement and the AVMS Directive


    03 September 2009

    The rules relating to product placement in EU television programming are undergoing significant reform. Under the Audiovisual Media Services (“AVMS”) Directive, adopted on 11th December 2007, Member States are expressly permitted to allow product placement in respect of certain broad categories of programme for the first time.

  • Using celebrities in advertising


    03 September 2009

    Advertising often uses a reference to celebrity to create an impact. Sometimes this is done by agreement, and in return for a substantial fee, but sometimes, it is done without permission. Although this may not breach any laws or regulations, it should only be done after a careful analysis of all the risks.

  • Raising finance in London


    09 February 2009

    Initial public offerings are not the only way to raise money in London writes Nadim Khan in the Mining Journal article.

  • Freedom of Information Act 2000


    27 December 2008

    What ‘information’ will now be ‘free’? The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“FOIA”) came into force in the UK on 1 January 2005.

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