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  • Degrees of separation

    Press

    13 December 2013

    Leo Steven's recent article in Inside Housing discusses the segregation between affordable housing and homes to be sold or rented at market rates.

  • Trader loses 'ludicrous' case against dismissal

    Press

    12 December 2013

    Commenting in an article for The Times, Michael Anderson discusses the recent sacking of an oil trader who was dismissed after a heavy night of drinking.

  • Making the grade

    Press

    09 December 2013

    Adam Glass is featured in a Law Society Gazette article detailing their round table discussion focussing on the changing perceptions around the role of solicitor-advocates.

  • Lewis Silkin has acted for Orion Energy in its acquisition of Capricorn Albania

    Deal

    05 December 2013

    Lewis Silkin LLP has acted for Orion Energy Plc in connection with its acquisition of Capricorn Albania Limited from Capricorn Energy Limited, a subsidiary of Main Market listed Cairn Energy Plc.

  • Pros and cons of fighting the Euribor settlements

    Press

    04 December 2013

    Commenting in a Financial News article, Owen Watkins discusses the news that whilst a number of large financial institutions are planning to settle over the alleged rigging of Euribor lending rates, a few have refused.

  • Lewis Silkin advises Publicis Groupe on acquisition of 75.1% of Walker Media

    Deal

    28 November 2013

    Lewis Silkin has advised Publicis Groupe, one of the largest communications groups in the world, on its acquisition of 75.1% of Walker Media, one of the leading independent media agencies in the UK.

  • Brand Academy 2013 - Venture Harbour's Marcus Taylor's insights on 'brands building advocacy using digital media', as covered in The Drum

    Press

    27 November 2013

    Having spoken at Lewis Silkin's Brand Academy, which discussed the role of digital media in building brand value, Marcus Taylor emphasises that social and digital media offer an amazing opportunity for brands to establish more intimate and long term relationships with consumers.

  • Contracting Authorities and Public Procurement: Mitigating the consequences of challenges

    PDF

    27 November 2013

    This guide for contracting authorities looks at the steps that a contracting authority can take to mitigate the risks and consequences of challenges for alleged breaches of EU procurement rules brought under the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.

  • Selling digital content online: the EC’s compliance ‘sweep’

    Press

    26 November 2013

    James Gill and Bryony Compson have authored an article in the E-Commerce Law & Policy journal examining the background to, and findings from, the recent action by the European Commission in targeting websites that sell digital content in breach of EU consumer law.

  • Zero-hours work ‘equals a happy work-life balance’

    Press

    26 November 2013

    In a Times article, Lewis Silkin has been mentioned regarding the survey conducted in conjunction with the CIPD on zero-hours contracts.

  • French police put together case against Ikea bosses

    Press

    21 November 2013

    After the revelation that two senior executives from Ikea’s French business and a former head of the company were charged with illegally using police files to snoop on staff and customers, Ellen Temperton discusses legal ways to obtain information about a candidate's or existing employee’s criminal past in a Times article.

  • Religious symbols at work: Lift high the cross

    Press

    21 November 2013

    Commenting in an Economist article, Tom Heys discusses the difficulty employers face when weaving their way through law relating to religious jewellery at work.

  • Stella Artois bids to become real movie producer

    Press

    18 November 2013

    Commenting in a Marketing week article, Philip Hughes comments on alternative models of film financing, particularly tie ups between brands and film studios.

  • Lewis Silkin congratulates Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA) and Willow DNA on award winning e-learning platform

    Press

    08 November 2013

    Lewis Silkin is delighted to congratulate the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA) and digital learning company, Willow DNA, on being awarded bronze for “Best use of e-learning to ensure compliance with external regulations or internal policies”.

  • Barclays scrambles to plug staff gap after suspensions

    Press

    05 November 2013

    In a Wall Street Journal article, Toni Lorenzo discusses the fate of the six currency traders suspended by Barclays last week amid a probe into possible manipulation of foreign-exchange markets.

  • Poundland judgment neither a surprise nor a victory

    Press

    04 November 2013

    Following her comments on the Supreme Court’s ‘back to work’ judgment last week, Carla Davidson's subsequent article on the case is featured in HR Magazine.

  • Lewis Silkin work experience: an insight

    Press

    31 October 2013

    As she was about to begin the final year of her degree, it occurred to Ruth, a resident in Hyelm accommodation, that she was yet to identify a specific career path that she wanted to pursue after finishing University. Lewis Silkin offered her the opportunity to shadow some of our lawyers, which gave her some insight into what it would be like to work in the legal sector.

  • UK’s Supreme Court rules ‘workfare’ legally flawed

    Press

    31 October 2013

    In a Financial Times article, Carla Davidson comments upon a Supreme Court ruling that the Government's controversial back to work schemes, which require jobseekers to work for free or risk losing their benefits, were legally flawed.

  • Limiting liability

    Press

    29 October 2013

    In an article for Managing Partner, Miguel Pereira considers the differences between LLP and limited company structures in restricting the liability of owners.

  • Illegal immigration: Over the top

    Press

    26 October 2013

    In an article for The Economist, Joanna Hunt discusses the Government's new immigration bill and the problems it may cause when immigrants respond to its tougher new laws.

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