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Leading film and TV lawyer Phil Rymer joins Lewis Silkin
Press25 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?
Press12 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
Press04 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
Press19 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.
Press14 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’
Press05 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
Press14 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.
Handling CFO departures
Press09 February 2012
Christopher Hitchins, partner in the employment law team at law firm Lewis Silkin, looks at CFO resignations and their implications. The full article can be read on growthbusiness.co.uk
Supreme Court Extends Ability of Employees Working Overseas to Bring Claims in the UK
Press09 February 2012
The Supreme Court has handed down a significant ruling on the ability of an employee who worked overseas to make a claim for unfair dismissal in the UK, in the case of Ravat v Halliburton Manufacturing and Services Ltd. The full article can be read on the Global Employment Law blog
Is it time to legislate on caste?
Press07 February 2012
Katherine Shaw weighs up whether the government needs to amend the Equality Act to make clear that it prohibits caste discrimination.
Press03 February 2012
Sara Cohen considers the single contract multiple completion route in relation to private company share buybacks.
News Focus: LinkedIn
Press03 February 2012
HR debate rages over a case for constructive dismissal arising from a breach of social media policy. The full article can be read on peoplemanagement.co.uk
Pakistan: Frontier challenges
Press27 January 2012
Investors are constantly trying to identify the next country that will offer access to world-class, untapped, mining opportunities. Often this means operating in challenging conflict or post-conflict environments.
Lewis Silkin makes significant partner appointment to the Employment, Reward and Immigration team
Press25 January 2012
City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP has today announced the appointment of Christopher Hitchins, who joins as a partner in the firm’s renowned Employment, Reward and Immigration (ERI) team.
Partner hire: Christopher Hitchins at Lewis Silkin LLP
Press24 January 2012
Christopher Hitchins is now Partner in the Reward and Immigration (ERI) team at Lewis Silkin LLP. Christopher Hitchins was previously partner and group leader of the labour and employment practice at Morgan Lewis. The full article can be read on the Law Gazette website
The Need For Seed
Press04 January 2012
Abandoned by the venture capital industry in the era of cheap debt and easy returns, early-stage finance is making a comeback. GrowthBusiness talks to investors active in the space, and some of the exciting ventures that have succeeded in raising funds. The full article can be read on growthbusiness.co.uk
UK Trade Mission works towards doubling trade with Pakistan
Press13 September 2011
Nadim Khan is one of the lead coordinators with a UK trade mission representing the financial and mining sectors, which began their weeklong visit programme to Pakistan today.
Raising finance in London
Press09 February 2009
Initial public offerings are not the only way to raise money in London writes Nadim Khan in the Mining Journal article.
19 Lewis Silkin employment lawyers listed in Who's Who Legal 2022
Lewis Silkin is pleased to announce that 19 lawyers across our employment and immigration team are listed in this year’s edition of Who’s Who Legal 2022.