Entries by Rebecca Phillips

LCF Law Firm Celebrates Domains 21st Anniversary

A leading Yorkshire law firm’s domain name is celebrating its 21st anniversary, making it one of the oldest legal domains in the region and reinforcing the importance of trade marking to protect company names, domains and brands. LCF Law initially registered www.lcf.co.uk in the summer of 1998, which was two months before www.google.co.uk was registered […]

London-based law firm Herbert Smith Freehills in China tie-up

London practice is sixth international group to be licensed in Shanghai initiative London-based law firm Herbert Smith Freehills will affiliate its Chinese business with a local company in a new test for integrating foreign legal services with domestic law practice in China. The tie-up comes after nearly a decade of experimentation by foreign groups seeking […]

How A Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help You

If you have been charged with a crime, whether a misdemeanor or a felony, it is very important that you work with a criminal defense attorney throughout the entire process. Whether or not you think that the situation is serious, there may be a lot more at risk than is immediately apparent, and you could […]

No deal Brexit disastrous for aspiring lawyers, Law Society warn

Disruptive departure could damage UK’s ability to attract and retain world’s top legal talent A no deal Brexit will be disastrous for those seeking to enter the legal profession, a new report produced by the Law Society has warned. The professional body, which represents 140,000 practising solicitors in England and Wales, has raised fresh concerns […]

Brief Survey of Non-Compete Law impacting East Coast States

There has been a recent trend of states moving to limit the application of restrictive covenants, especially post-employment non-compete agreements, on employees.  Within the past year, Maryland, Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire have all passed legislation restricting the enforceability of non-competition agreements against low-wage earning employees.  This is a growing national trend that all attorneys […]

Suspected Terrorists and illegal immigrants Deported

Taxpayers paid £57m to lawyers who successfully fought Government attempts to deport suspected terrorists and illegal immigrants Two former justice ministers today urge Boris Johnson and the Government to rethink the practice to end such big pay-outs CREDIT: WPA POOL/GETTY IMAGES EUROPE Taxpayers have had to foot a £57.5 million bill to pay off lawyers […]

News Article by Leaders in Law Member – Koen De Puydt

Professional Liability of Intellectual professions in the Construction Sector  Following the ten-year liability insurance for real estate projects for architects, engineering firms and contractors, which was made mandatory by the “Peeters-Borsus Law” since 1 July 2018, another insurance obligation has been introduced within the construction sector by the “Peeters-Ducarme Law” effective 1 July 2019.  The […]

ACCN Leading the Way in Anti-Corruption Compliance in China

Duxes is pleased to announce that the 13th Anti-Corruption Compliance in China Summit 2019 (ACCN) will take place in Beijing from November 13-15. The event aims to meet companies’ demands by helping them control their overheads, understand the latest trends and developments, and establish anti-corruption compliance culture in their enterprises. Due to advances in the […]