Archive for August, 2016

EXCITING NEW CHALLENGE LAUNCHED TO FIND THE LEGAL SECTOR’S BEST YOUNG TALENT

An innovative new challenge event for young lawyers was launched this week by blood cancer charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research supported by NetLaw Media.   The Young Lawyers Enterprise Award aims to raise money to help beat blood cancer while giving young lawyers the opportunity to showcase their talents, develop new skills and get ahead in a crowded market place.   The challenge, a cross between The ...

28 Feb 4:25 PM 0 Read More...

Margaret Kelly joins Slater & Gordon as Principal Lawyer and Partner

Leading law firm Slater & Gordon is delighted to announce the appointment of Principal Lawyer Margaret Kelly, who joins the Family Practice’s London Department.   Margaret will work with a dedicated team of specialist family lawyers with experience in all areas of private family law relating to issues of separation, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, divorce, financial issues and issues relating to chil...

28 Feb 4:08 PM 0 Read More...

FAST welcomes arrival of Unified Patent Court in London

The Federation Against Software Theft (FAST) has welcomed news of the introduction of the Unified Patent Court’s Central Division in London, suggesting that it promises to aid access to the mechanisms which help to support Intellectual Property (IP).   Business Secretary Vince Cable has finalised a deal for a new patent court to be based in London. The new court and patent system will create a one-stop sho...

28 Feb 2:48 PM 0 Read More...

Family Court approves Practice Direction for STEP Standard Provisions

The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) is pleased to announce that a Practice Direction has now been issued by the Senior District Judge of the Family Division for the STEP Standard Provisions second edition. The STEP Standard Provisions provide an easy way for will-drafting professionals in England and Wales to incorporate provisions that are common in almost all wills. The second edition, published in...

28 Feb 2:43 PM 0 Read More...

Ius Laboris bolsters coverage in Eastern Europe and the Middle East with new members in Ukraine, Romania and the UAE

Ius Laboris, the world’s largest alliance of Human Resources law firms, has announced that Vasil Kisil and Partners, one of the leading law firms in the Ukraine, has joined the Alliance as a member.   In addition, Ius Laboris has also announced that Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen in Romania and Al Tamimi & Company, the largest law firm in the Middle East, have both joined the Alliance as af...

28 Feb 11:19 AM 0 Read More...