Archive for August, 2016

Linklaters named Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year for the seventh consecutive year by Who's Who Legal

Linklaters has been announced as the world’s leading Capital Markets law firm in the Who’s Who Legal Awards 2012. This is the seventh time in succession that Linklaters has won the title. Who's Who Legal lists the leading lawyers in each field, based exclusively on the findings of independent research including feedback from private practitioners, clients and other experts in the secto...

31 May 2:31 PM 0 Read More...

Law Society to support solicitors' request for insurance broker commission details

The Law Society will today (31st May) publish its 2012 PII Buyers’ Guide, which provides detailed guidance to all solicitors in choosing brokers and insurers when renewing their professional indemnity insurance (PII) cover. The Guide will provide invaluable assistance to solicitors at renewal time.   This year, the guide provides a particular focus on the relationship between solicitors and the interm...

31 May 11:47 AM 0 Read More...

WINSTON & STRAWN STRENGTHENS LONDON OFFICE AND THE GLOBAL LITIGATION PRACTICE WITH THE ARRIVAL OF JUSTIN MCCLELLAND

Winston & Strawn LLP announced that Justin McClelland MBE is joining the firm as a partner in its leading global commercial litigation practice and will be based in London. The arrival of McClelland is the latest in a string of high profile appointments for Winston both in London and globally.   McClelland who joins Winston & Strawn from Milbank LLP, has a strong track record of advising on complex and h...

31 May 9:14 AM 0 Read More...

UK Financial services firms say that FSA 'Replacement Business and Centralised Investment Propositions' guidance has been unclear

In a snapshot survey examining industry reaction to the FSA Guidance Consultation on Replacement Business and Centralised Investment Propositions, independent compliance consultancy The Consulting Consortium has revealed that 47% of respondents felt thatthe FSA had not clearly articulated requirements from the outset. An additional 47% of respondents felt that the requirements had changed from those initially propose...

30 May 3:26 PM 0 Read More...

Further Expansion For DWF

Leading business law firm, DWF, has recruited asset finance specialist, Rachael Browning, as an associate into the asset and motor finance division of its banking and finance team, which operates nationally.   Rachael, who is based in Birmingham, will be working with the team to support its clients in the asset, motor and consumer finance sectors as the firm continues to see an increase in the number of complex ...

30 May 3:01 PM 0 Read More...