Private Practice
  • Unique opening for a Paralegal to join our Legal Knowledge team to provide support on Libra and Brexit issues
  • The main function of the Legal Knowledge team is to support the legal and business information needs of the firm
  • You'll support the work of the central knowledge team following the upgrading of Libra to Sharepoint 2016
  • You'll attend meetings of the various Brexit committees internally, taking notes & maintaining the Brexit intranet site
  • You'll be LPC qualified (desirable), with have at least 3 ‘A’-levels (or similar level), and will be degree educated

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A judgment handed down yesterday by the Court of Appeal considering the question of privilege in a regulatory context represents good news for

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No change to the FCA’s approach to enforcement and penalties

On 12 February, the FCA’s Executive Director of Enforcement and Market Oversight, Mark Steward, delivered the keynote address at the City & Financial

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Important decision on privilege in a regulatory context

In a judgment handed down yesterday, the Court of Appeal found that an audit client could not be compelled to produce its privileged documents to its

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One step closer - English Court of Appeal aligns itself with other common law jurisdictions to find legal advice privilege subject to a “dominant purpose” test

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Court of Appeal finds regulator cannot demand production of client’s privileged documents unless statute overrides privilege

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Foreign Investment: Rising Tides of Politics in Regulation

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Although the UK's exit from the EU on 31 January 2020 has not had an immediate impact on pension law and regulation in the UK, pension scheme sponsors

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New Brexit Legal Guide section available: Capital Markets

Existing market arrangements will be maintained during the Brexit transition period. However, until clear agreement is reached on the term's of any

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FCA’s Mark Steward cautions against fragmented markets and sends warning message to would-be abusers

On 6 February, Mark Steward, Executive Director of Enforcement and Market Oversight at the FCA, delivered a speech on market integrity and the FCA’s

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New Brexit Legal Guide section available: Real Estate

Following its exit from the EU, the UK is now in a transition period until the end of 2020. The Government is still seeking to establish the basis of

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New Brexit Legal Guide section available: Tax

Following its departure from the EU, the UK is now in a transition period until the end of 2020 (referred to in the European Union (Withdrawal

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New Brexit Legal Guide section available: Corporate law

Although the Companies Act 2006 and the raft of secondary legislation made under it have been heavily influenced by various European Directives

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The Code for Leasing Business Premises 1st edition, February 2020

RICS has published the new "Code for leasing business premises" (1st edition, February 2020) (the New Code). This replaces the Code for Leasing

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New Brexit Legal Guide section available: Contract and other obligations

As parties assess changes in the legal, economic and regulatory landscape caused by the UK's exit and the costs and other implications on their

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High Court upholds financial institution restructuring unit’s exercise of its powers under facility agreement following borrower default, finding there was no “relational contract” and rejecting claims for intimidation and economic duress

The High Court has dismissed the most recent claim to reach trial arising from the actions taken by a lending bank’s restructuring unit following a

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Brexit Asset Management Update

The FCA has published information to assist firms during the Brexit implementation period, which is due to run from 11pm on 31 January 2020 until 31

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