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  • Estranged hedge fund couple to meet in court

    Press

    06 March 2013

    In their City Diary, the Daily Telegraph have mentioned Lewis Silkin's representation of Ikos co-founder, Martin Coward. Coward's dispute is with his wife, Elena Ambrosiadou, who built up Ikos Partners with him. Ambrosiadou has arrived in London from her Greek-Cypriot home to fight her intellectual property dispute with him.

  • Love and spying among the hedgies

    Press

    06 March 2013

    In a Sunday Times article, Lewis Silkin is mentioned as being the firm representing Martin Coward in a dispute with his wife and fellow Ikos Partners founder, Elena Ambrosiadou.

  • Lewis Silkin named one of Britain's best employers for fifth year running

    Press

    04 March 2013

    City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP has once again been recognised as one of the UK’s best employers by the Sunday Times’ esteemed ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ survey.

  • FSA Deserves Blame for Missing Libor Rigging, Tyrie Says

    Press

    01 March 2013

    In an article for Bloomberg, Owen Watkins said that whilst apportioning some blame to the FSA for missing LIBOR rigging is due to “a large amount of this is politics”, he thought there was “a core of truth" at the heart of it. Owen goes on to question how the "many FSA supervisory visits fail to spot the close links between traders and rate submitters - particularly when the two were often in extremely close physical proximity” . The culture, which was one of "light-touch" regulation, weaker compliance and very narrow views of institutions, may have contributed to the overlooking of the scandal.

  • The Great British immigration scandal

    Press

    27 February 2013

    In an article for Management Today, Mary Croydon discusses Silicon Roundabout's rich, cosmopolitan identity but is concerned about the squeezing of entry routes into the UK for overseas talent. Mary goes on to warn that unless companies find ways to overcome these hurdles in order to attract the brightest and the best, it is questionable how long Silicon Roundabout will remain open for business.

  • European carve up

    Press

    25 February 2013

    In an article for the New Zealand Rugby Players' Association (NZRPA), Scott Anderson discusses a feud which is threatening the future of Europe’s premier club rugby competition, the Heineken Cup. Although ostensibly about the structure of the Cup, is the dispute really about who can claim a larger slice of the European club rugby revenue pie?

  • It ain't over yet : reflections on recent punishments for LIBOR-rigging

    Press

    15 February 2013

    Owen Watkins considers some of the implications of the LIBOR interbank interest rate-rigging scandal in an article for Wealth Briefing.

  • Alex Kelham's appointment is covered in City A.M.

    Press

    14 February 2013

    Senior Associate Alex Kelham's appointment has been mentioned in this morning's City A.M. 'City Moves' section.

  • Senior LOCOG lawyer joins Lewis Silkin

    Press

    12 February 2013

    Alex Kelham brings Olympic and Paralympic experience to enhance the firm’s sports and brand management expertise.

  • Can we stop our former multichannel director disclosing our strategy to her new retail employer?

    Press

    08 February 2013

    James Walters discusses the possibility of former employees disclosing sensitive company information and how best to approach it in an article for Retail Week.

  • EU data protection proposals - implications for employment

    Press

    07 February 2013

    Steven Lorber discusses the impact of the Data Protection Regulation for employers, and explains how EU lawmakers are ducking employment issues.

  • Rules of eviction

    Press

    07 February 2013

    Paul Hayes encourages Housing Officers to be aware of the recently outlined principles for Article 8 defences, citing a recent case, in an article for Inside Housing.

  • Why government reforms on employment law make little sense

    Press

    28 January 2013

    In a Law Gazette article, Michael Burd discusses new governmental employment reforms and mentions how, in some aspects, they may actually be doing the opposite of what they set out to do.

  • Government limits unfair dismissal awards to a year's salary

    Press

    21 January 2013

    James Davies comments on new limits on unfair dismissal awards in a Solicitors Journal article.

  • What can brands learn from Instagram?

    Press

    21 January 2013

    In an article for The Guardian's Media Network, Jo Farmer discusses the perils of using user generated content (UGC) and the lessons Facebook and Instagram have learnt as a result.

  • Organising chaos: Creating electronic matter files

    Press

    18 January 2013

    In an article written for Managing Partner, Jan DeCerce discusses how she created user-friendly electronic matter files at Lewis Silkin. Due to the sheer volume of information that the firm deals with every day, it was necessary for the firm to find a system that uses the familiarity of Microsoft Outlook and combine it with our document management system. The answer to this was BAInsight's TotalView for Legal.

  • Motivating shop floor staff

    Press

    18 January 2013

    Laura Farnsworth discusses the changes in buying habits and how this affects shop workers in an article for Retail Week.

  • Legal Moves mentions new partner appointment of James Gill

    Press

    17 January 2013

    James' appointment has also now appeared in Legal Moves.

  • The Lawyer covers the appointment of James Gill

    Press

    14 January 2013

    The Lawyer mentions Lewis Silkin's appointment of Partner James Gill to the Media, Brands and Technology team.

  • Let's not lose disabled talent

    Press

    11 January 2013

    Richard Miskella urges all to make the Paralympic legacy last in an article for Broadcast.

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