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Law Society Awards 2021: nominations open

The awards will recongnise the outstanding contribution of individuals, teams and firms across 20 categories

Domicile and wills interpretation

Matthew Duncan considers the court's approach to interpretation in the case of a foreign domiciled person who died leaving a worldwide estate

Money laundering: SRA refers £200m of suspected criminal proceeds to NCA

The SRA made 26 SARs to the NCA between January and October 2020 and cryptocurrency could become an issue

31 Mar 2021 | CILEx

Chinese sanctions on British lawyers soundly condemned

China has imposed sanctions on Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, Sir Geoffrey Nice QC and Essex Court Chambers in a ‘tit for tat’, after the UK imple

29 Mar 2021 | International

Frenemies or business partners? Law firms, ALSPs and the Big Four

There’s plenty of scope for growth if firms prove their cross-border worth and work on pricing and service delivery, explains Jim Leason

A ‘dynamic and inspirational leader’: HSF elects first female chair

HSF has appointed Rebecca Maslen-Stannage as its first female senior partner and chair 
 

Civil judicial co-operation after Brexit

Lauren Cormack sets out the new realities of recognition and enforcement of EU judgments in the UK

Landmark Beijing case sees housewife compensated for housework

A Chinese man has been ordered to pay £5,500 to his ex-wife in compensation

25 Feb 2021 | Divorce

UK/EU divergence

The UK has made nearly 100,000 amendments to domestic and EU legislation since 2018, according to research from Thomson Reuters. By early December, the UK

29 Jan 2021 | Employment

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