• SwiftKey joins Microsoft, advised by Cooley

    SwiftKey joins Microsoft, advised by Cooley

    Cooley London advised the shareholders of SwiftKey, including the founders Jon Reynolds and Ben Medlock and investors such as Accel Partners, Index Ventures and Octopus Investments on its acquisition by Microsoft. David Bresnick, London based partner in Cooley’s corporate team commented on the acquisitio...

  • Fieldfisher strengthens its Financial Services Regulatory Practice with the appointment of Azad Ali

    Fieldfisher strengthens its Financial Services Regulatory Practice with the appointment of Azad Ali

    Azad Ali is the newest partner in the European law firm’s Financial Services Regulatory practice as of 1st February 2016.   Prior to joining Fieldfisher, Azad was a counsel in the Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory Group at Sherman & Sterling, having worked for the firm in...

  • The Waiting Game – Migrants may face 4 year wait for benefits

    The Waiting Game – Migrants may face 4 year wait for benefits

    It was recently announced that the UK government is calling for migrants to have to wait four years before they can claim tax credits, in a bid to reduce immigration. To find out how feasible this is, and what impact it would have on Immigration Law, Lawyer Monthly speaks to Katie Harris, Solicitor at Mackrel...

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Electronic identity checks can safeguard the conveyancing industry from fraudsters

Electronic identity checks can safeguard the conveyancing industry from fraudsters

The news of a young woman being duped into handing over £1.35 million to a person purporting to be the legal owner of the property was reported in the Daily Mail last week.  It s...

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Why do lawyers opt for office management platforms more and more often?

Why do lawyers opt for office management platforms more and more often?

GRANTS FOR INNOVATIONS - INVESTING IN YOUR FUTURE Why do lawyers opt for office management platforms more and more often? Running a law office does not only mean winning new c...

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