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Preview of 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, OECD, United Kingdom
  • January 10 2017

2017 will see major changes to the UK legal landscape, with Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union expected to be triggered by the end of March


Mercury signing - guidance on the execution of documents
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 6 2016

Following the decision in the Mercury Case, a practice of ‘virtual signings and closings’ has developed to avoid the logistical problems in getting a


Local Government briefing note 12012: Income generation and costs recovered from third parties for legal services
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 12 2012

Local authorities often have the opportunity to recover costs from third parties or generate income by doing third party work


Difficult law and the professional’s duty to warn
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 14 2016

In professional negligence litigation the existence and extent of a duty to warn has been a thorny issue over the years. Is a professional obliged to


Why solicitors remain the best at delivering uncontested probate
  • Boodle Hatfield
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2016

In September, Lynton Stock, the senior partner of accountants Shelley Stock Hutter argued on these pages that accountants are best equipped to deal


Limits on a professional’s liability to third parties
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 17 2012

Useful stuff in Arrowhead Capital Finance Ltd v KPMG LLP, 2012 EWHC 1801 (Comm


Should you give your house to your children?
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 2 2010

If you are facing the possibility of having to fund care home fees or are concerned about there being an Inheritance Tax (IHT) liability when you die, it may be tempting to think about gifting your house to your children, so that when the day comes, it is out of your estate


Law Society to intervene in Prudential appeal to Supreme Court
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 6 2011

On 13 April 2011 the Supreme Court granted Prudential permission to appeal against the Court of Appeal's decision confirming that legal professional privilege does not extend to tax law advice given by accountants, or to the advice of any professionals other than qualified lawyers (i.e. solicitors, barristers or foreign lawyers): R (on the application of Prudential PLC & Anor) v Special Commissioner of Income Tax & Anor 2010 EWCA Civ 1094


Tax advice and privilege
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • United Kingdom
  • June 7 2011

A Treasury discussion paper is considering privilege in relation to tax advice


Foreign Bribery Update - May 2016
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia, Canada, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 23 2016

This Update covers a range of important developments in Australia and overseas in the area of foreign bribery policy, investigations and regulation