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Lexwork EUA Spring Meeting, Amsterdam 21 – 23 May 2020

March 26, 2020

The Annual LEUA Spring Meeting 2020 due to be held from 21 – 23 May 2020 in Amsterdam has been cancelled, due to lock down in the Netherlands for COVID-19. The next meeting will be in Prague from  27 – 29 May 2021.

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Lexwork International Global Autumn Meeting: Toronto, October 2020

December 18, 2019

Shibley Righton are pleased to host the Global Autumn Meeting, which will be held in Toronto from 15 to 17 October 2020.

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Lexwork International Welcomes new China Member

November 19, 2019

Lexwork International is delighted to welcome Duan Duan to our network.

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Two Tanner De Witt Employment Partners named 2020 Thought Leaders by Who’s Who Legal

March 5, 2020

  Tanner De Witt Partners Kim Boreham and Russell Bennett, co-heads of the Employment Practice, are both named as Thought Leaders in Labour & Employment by Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Hong Kong 2020. The honour also secures Tanner De Witt as the only Hong Kong law firm to have two Labour & Employment Thought Leaders recognised by […]

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Excellent Results for our Trademark Practice in the recent WTR1000 Rankings

February 15, 2020

Aron Laszlo received gold, Barnabás Mező silver ranking in the Hungarian list of top trade mark professionals. The practice was praised as a “superb team, “with inbound work from across Europe coming in at a rate of knots”. Thanks to our fantastic clients and congrats to the entire IP team! See in detail at: https://www.worldtrademarkreview.com/directories/wtr1000 […]

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Tanner de Witt – Client Choice Award 2020 – Ian De Witt

February 13, 2020

Today it is with great pleasure that we announce Ian De Witt is a Client Choice Award winner for 2020. Lexology and Law Business Research present the award after receiving nominations by corporate counsel and clients of Ian. Upon completion of their research, they award Ian as a worthy winner with excellent reviews. Past reviews include: A client enthuses: “Ian’s approach is […]

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New Foreign Investment Restrictions in Tech, Infrastructure and Data

January 30, 2020

By Nevena Simidjiyska, Co-Chair, International Trade Group at Fox Rothschild LLP Starting Feb. 13, 2020, U.S. companies in tech, infrastructure and data seeking minority or controlling foreign investment will require approval from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) before closing certain transactions. The change stems from the Foreign Investment Risk Review […]

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The Legal 500 2020 rankings are announced for Asia-Pacific

January 28, 2020

Tanner De Witt is proud to once again be recommended this year in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide 2020 for its four main practice areas; corporate and commercial, labour and employment, restructuring and insolvency and litigation and dispute resolution. Notably, partners Ian De Witt, Robin Darton and Kim Boreham have retained their leading individual ranking, while Sunny Hathiramani–promoted to partner in 2019–is recognised as a […]

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Gillespie Macandrew nominated for Three Categories at the Scottish Legal Awards

January 17, 2020

Delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for THREE categories at The Scottish Legal Awards: • Real Estate Team of The Year • Legal Technology Award • Rising Star of the Year – Ross MacRae.

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Hong Kong Law Society Awards Tanner De Witt Solicitors for Pro Bono Services

January 14, 2020

We are delighted to announce that three members of our team have won awards in The Law Society of Hong Kong’s 2019 Pro Bono and Community Service Award Presentation Ceremony, which was held on 19 December 2019. Tanner De Witt Pro Bono Award Winners, L to R: Elizabeth Seymour-Jones, Mark Chiu, and Kim Boreham Gold […]

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GIillespie Macandrew wins Private Client Team of the Year

January 14, 2020

We were delighted to win Private Client Team of the Year at this year’s Herald Legal Awards.  It has been a particularly busy year for our team in terms of investing in and developing our team and we are pleased to have the quality of our work and commitment to the sector recognised in this […]

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Helen Ratcliffe Recognised in CITYWEALTH’S Top 20 Women in Private Wealth Management

January 14, 2020

The Citywealth Top 20 Women in Private Wealth Management initiative features leading UK and international private client advisers and managers. Editorially selected, the leading individuals are key names within the private client world advising entrepreneurs and UHNW private clients on investing inherited wealth for their families and charities. Helen Ratcliffe, senior partner, advises clients on […]

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Helen Ratcliffe Named in EPRIVATECLIENT’S 50 Most Influential 2020

January 14, 2020

The eprivateclient 50 Most Influential recognises leading individuals in the UK and UK Crown Dependencies’ private client practitioner sector. With the aim to identify and promote the key advisers who provide private wealth advice to clients globally, individuals were selected by judges following an exhaustive selection process which reviewed the achievements, promotions and progress of […]

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BDB Pitmans Shortlisted in three Categories at the Legal 500 UK Awards 2020

December 12, 2019

The Legal 500 UK Awards recognise and reward the best in-house and private practice teams and individuals over the past 12 months. Finalists are selected following comprehensive research into the UK legal market to identify the elite legal practitioners. We are delighted to be a finalist in the following categories: Human Resources: Firm (outside London) […]

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Gray Reed Recognized in 2020 Best Law Firms Ranking

December 9, 2019

Gray Reed is proud to be recognized in the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers 2020 Best Law Firms ranking. For the fourth year in a row, Gray Reed’s healthcare, tax and trust and estates sections earned a spot in the national rankings. A full list of ranked practices is listed below. National Tier 3 Health Care Law Litigation […]

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Chirgwin Peñafiel – Congratulations!

December 5, 2019

Andres Chirgwin (Project Finance and Development Practice) and Hernán Peñafiel Ekdahl (Litigation and International Arbitration) have been recognised among their peers as leaders in their areas of practice in Best Lawyers hashtag#chile 2020!

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MEDC awards Foster Swift contract to provide export training

November 27, 2019

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is a public-private agency dedicated to Michigan’s economic and job growth.   The MEDC operates the State Trade Export Program (MI-STEP) a grant program providing financial and training resources to qualified small and medium-sized companies to develop or expand export-related activities. For the fifth consecutive year, Foster Swift has been […]

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Gillespie Macandrew included in Times Best Law Firm 2020

November 27, 2019

We are delighted to be included in the Times Best Law Firm 2020 list and commended for our Private Client expertise.  The independent report surveyed over 3000 lawyers and asked them to recommend the best law firms in 26 categories covering commercial, public and private-client fields. Our profile from the report can be viewed here.

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