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  • Supreme Court strikes down 'unlawful' immigration policies


    18 July 2012

    In a landmark decision today, the Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that a significant part of the UK Border Agency’s practice and policies for corporate immigration are unlawful because they were not laid before Parliament as required by the Immigration Act 1971. Instead, they were simply set out in governmental “Guidance” documents and other documents external to the Immigration Rules, rendering them unlawful.

  • Advertising in social media Wayne Rooney Jack Wilshere and the ASA


    05 July 2012

    Two recent complaints about Nike highlight what will continue to be a tricky area for brand owners and marketers to navigate, writes Brinsley Dresden in his article for the Guardian Media Network.

  • Man United potential NYSE float could free up cash for players


    05 July 2012

    Karish Andrews comments on Manchester United's potential flotation on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • Diamond Pays Penalty for Being First Mover in Libor Probe


    04 July 2012

    Owen Watkins comments on Bloomberg's article regarding Barclays losing three top executives, $5 billion of market value, sparking a government inquiry and saving itself £25.5 million in fines by being the first to settle a probe over the rigging of global interest rates.

  • Al Jazeera EPL play?


    03 July 2012

    Talk has been rife for some time that Al Jazeera could potentially make a play for the UK domestic broadcasting rights for English Premier League matches, hot on the heels of its acquisition of domestic Ligue 1 packages in France.

  • Supreme Court gives landmark retirement rulings


    30 June 2012

    Christopher Hitchins analyses the eagerly awaited decisions in Seldon and Homer on justifying direct and indirect age discrimination in June 2012 edition of the Employment Law Journal.

  • lawyer issues exodus warning


    27 June 2012

    Colin Leckey comments about Rangers players leaving it too late to object to a transfer to Charles Green's newco club in the AOL Sport article "Lawyer Issues Exodus Warning".

  • Catching the Next 'London Whale': New Rules Could Push Derivatives Markets East


    21 June 2012

    Owen Watkins comments on the International Business Times article regarding the US, UK and European regulation chiefs pledge to crackdown on risk management within derivatives trading, and tighter cross-border trading regulations in order to prevent a repeat of JP Morgan's major "London Whale" event loss, but which could inadvertently cause regulatory arbitrage.

  • Clearing the funding bar


    15 June 2012

    The bar to securing Homes and Communites Agency affordable homes grant is unusually high, writes Rupert Wilson for Inside Housing.

  • Think BR: Inadvertent advertorial?


    30 May 2012

    Failing to properly identify marketing communications can prove costly, writes Lewis Silkin in Brand Republic.

  • Insider Trading Risk Surrounds Facebook Stock Debut as Morgan Stanley Hits Back at Subpoena


    23 May 2012

    A state subpoena issued to Morgan Stanley, the lead underwriter on the Facebook IPO, and a class-action lawsuit filed against Morgan Stanley, its IPO banking team, the Nasdaq OMX Group and Facebook itself could land certain investors and analysts in deeper legal difficultly, Owen Watkins told the IBTimes UK.

  • Champions City must now live within their means


    13 May 2012

    Lewis Silkin's Karish Andrews offers some comments on the UEFA Financial Fair Play Regulations that will affect Manchester City on the article by Yahoo! Sport.

  • LLPs 10 years on


    08 May 2012

    Fergus Payne discusses the last 10 years of the limitied liability partnerships (LLPs) which were introduced in April 2001, in his article for the Law Society Gazette.

  • Leading film and TV lawyer Phil Rymer joins Lewis Silkin


    25 April 2012

    City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP today announces the appointment of Phil Rymer as a partner in the Media, Brands & Technology (MBT) team. Phil joins the firm from serving as Principal of his own firm, Rymer Media Law, which he established in 2009.

  • Financial liabilities for LLP members: how limited?


    12 April 2012

    In Accountancy Age's article, Miguel Pereira discusses the financial liabilities and risks for limited liability partnerships (LLPs) members, which whilst very low, there are still some areas where there are risks which members of LLPs may be unaware of.

  • Lewis Silkin appoints Colin Leckey to its Employment, Reward and Immigration team


    04 April 2012

    City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP has today announced the appointment of Colin Leckey as a partner in the firm’s renowned Employment, Reward and Immigration (ERI) team. Colin joins the firm from Baker & McKenzie, where he was a senior associate in the Employment Department.

  • The current legal landscape


    19 March 2012

    Fergus Payne talks about the current legal landscape in his recent article for the Law Society Gazette. To describe the current legal landscape as interesting would be a real understatement. You could say that a perfect storm is brewing.

  • London Calling


    14 March 2012

    Chinese companies expanding in the UK or anywhere abroad must carefully follow local employment law, says James Davies and Sarah McWhinney of law firm Lewis Silkin in London. Both are members of a member of Ius Laboris, a human resources law firm alliance. Download the full news article.

  • Lewis Silkin named top law firm in latest Sunday Times 100 ‘Best Companies to Work For’


    05 March 2012

    City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP has once again been recognised as one of Britain’s best employers by the Sunday Times’ esteemed 100 Best Companies to Work For survey.  Marking the fourth successive year it has been included, the firm jumped twenty-four places from its 2011 position to find itself once again inside the Top 20 and is now the most highly ranked law firm in the entire list. The firm is one of only six law firms to feature in the list.

  • Think BR: Social media matters


    14 February 2012

    Being transparent on social media does not have to come at the expense of creativity, writes Philip Hughes, associate in the media, brands and technology department, Lewis Silkin LLP.

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