Private Practice
  • Exciting opening for a Paralegal to join our Global Arbitration practice based in London
  • We are ranked third in the world for the quality and high profile nature of our work
  • You'll support partners and fee-earners, and the Arbitration practice managers/Professional Support Consultants
  • You'll have knowledge of arbitration, or a willingness to be trained in this area
  • You'll have a Law degree or undergraduate degree (ideally 2.1 or first), and preferably will have completed the LPC/BVC

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On 12 November, Sam Woods (CEO of the PRA) used his Mansion House speech (the Speech) to discuss the merits of introducing a new “strong and simple”

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Today the Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out the Government’s ten point plan for what it is calling the green industrial revolution. This is

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The Schrems II judgment from the Court of Justice of the European Union (read our blog post here) raised the bar for transfers of personal data to

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UK: EU law requires health and safety protection for all ‘workers’, not just employees

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The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal against a decision interpreting the provisions of a Farm-Out Agreement for the sale of an interest in two

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FinTech Global Regulatory Round-up - we 13 November 2020

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A deep dive into DPAs: seven takeaways from the new DPA guidance in the SFO’s Operational Handbook

In October 2020 the SFO published guidance regarding Deferred Prosecution Agreements ("DPAs") in a new chapter of its Operational Handbook. The

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