Archive for July, 2016

‘No obvious benefit.’ Bar Council concerned over proposed dual-contracting model.

The Ministry of Justice response to the “Transforming Legal Aid: Crime Duty Contracts” consultation, published today, will be of concern to all lawyers engaged in criminal defence work, and especially to solicitors firms with criminal legal aid contracts. The consultation was undertaken because the High Court found that an earlier consultation had been “so unfair as to be unlawful”, since the Government did ...

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Olswang strengthens funds practice with new partner

International law firm Olswang has announced that Barry Stimpson has joined the firm as a corporate partner in its London office. Barry is a specialist funds lawyer and further strengthens Olswang’s unique real estate, private equity and technology funds offering. Previously a Partner at DAC Beachcroft, Barry advises funds and fund managers on their establishment, structures, investment and regulatory issues. Hi...

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Vincents adds to senior management team to grow commercial offering

Vincents Solicitors has promoted Mark Alexander to its senior management team with responsibility for leading and expanding the commercial department. Mark (34) joined the Preston-based firm in November 2012 to help grow its commercial offering, primarily corporate transactional work. His promotion will see him head up all commercial disciplines, including commercial property, contract and employment law as well a...

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