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Xiao Lei – Sichuan Junhe Law Firm – Chengdu – Lawyer Profile

Capital markets; Private equity and venture capital; Corporate Compliance; Real estate and construction Xiao Lei graduated from the Law School of Sichuan University and is currently a partner and vice director of the corporate law department of Sichuan Junhe Law Firm, as well as a part-time commercial arbitrator. His main areas of practice are capital […]

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Atom Wu – DHH Law Firm – Beijing – Lawyer Profile

Atom Wu is a joint senior partner of DHH law firm, a Chinese lawyer and a Chinese tax accountant. She is a professional tax and litigation lawyer. She has 15 years of experience in tax and legal affairs in China. Wu has rich theoretical knowledge and practical experience in law and taxation. She also has […]

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The law firm was launched just weeks before Covid quadrupled in just two years

A law firm that quadrupled in size in just two years is getting bigger again. Rachael Gent set up Gent Law just three weeks before the first Covid-19 lockdown was introduced in March 2020. Since then, the North Staffordshire-based company has grown into a 10-person operation specializing in all things real estate – from sales […]

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About the Small Business Network

What we offer our members We offer a community to share expertise and information on: business development and marketing practice management Financial direction regulatory changes affecting small businesses and sole practitioners career development, recruitment and retention Benefits Four newsletters per year Webinars and podcasts Access to our LinkedIn community Regional Workshops on Managing a Small […]

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Four new promotions of partners at Yorkshire law firm

Pictured: Ison Harrison’s new partners Erin Johnston, Nigel Monaghan, Dhiran Mistry and Geraldine Levison Ihe Yorkshire law firm, Ison Harrison, has promoted four of its lawyers to partner status in its network of Yorkshire offices. The four newly promoted partners are Erin Johnston, Geraldine Levison, Dhiran Mistry and Nigel Monaghan. The new round of promotions […]

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Truss: We seek to target law firms that facilitate oligarchs

Truss: Nothing is on the table Efforts to target oligarchs will extend to those who authorize them, such as law firms, the foreign minister confirmed yesterday. Liz Truss told parliament that “we are looking at what we can do to target the families of the oligarchs, the people who work for them, the people who […]

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The real estate boss behind massive urban projects has been hit with a ban by a law firm

The managing director of a property company behind several major projects in Liverpool has been banned from working for solicitors in England and Wales. Joanne Karen Waller, 42, is the managing director of Sourced Development Group, a property company behind several major projects in Liverpool and Manchester. Ms Waller is also a director of two […]

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Coming out: another look

In this podcast from our LGBT+ Lawyers Division, we hear Christos Paphiti, attorney at Sharpe Pritchard, on his views on coming out. Coming out is something that many who identify as LGBT+ feel compelled to do, sometimes even to legitimize themselves and their identity. Christos found himself among his siblings – who had been out […]

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The Law Society publishes the second edition of “Blockchain: Legal and Regulatory Advice”

Together with Tech London Advocates (TLA) Blockchain Legal and Regulatory Group, the Law Society released a second edition of its legal and regulatory guide to blockchain on January 11, 2022. Marc Jones, partner in our Commercial Litigation, Fraud and Securities teams , wrote the section on decentralized autonomous organizations. The report discusses the growing uses […]

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Silicon Valley Business Law Firm, Structure Law Group, LLP, Continues to Expand Its Corporate Law Practice with the Addition of Corporate Counsel, Jared M. Amory | News

SAN JOSE, CA., January 24, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Structure Law Group, LLP is proud to welcome the newest member of its San Jose business law team, Jared M. Amory. “We are delighted to add Jared and his strong and diverse skillset to the SLG team. Our transactional practice has grown significantly over the past few […]

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Richmond lawyer Hong Guo suspended for 1 month by the Law Society

Guo argued that the bar’s disciplinary process is biased against Asian female lawyers Richmond real estate and immigration attorney Hong Guo has again been found guilty of professional misconduct. The Law Society of BC says Guo is suspended for one month, effective Feb. 1, after a disciplinary panel found she committed professional misconduct by failing […]

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Scottish Law Commission to review mandatory landlord associations for buildings

The Scottish Law Commission has received a referral from the Scottish Government regarding the establishment of mandatory landlord associations in rental properties. The project will examine the establishment, formation and operation of mandatory landlord associations in Scottish buildings, and the rights and responsibilities to be imposed on them. The reference asks the commission to: “review […]

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Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP, a Leading Securities Fraud Law Firm, Announces Investigation of First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) on Behalf of Investors

LOS ANGELES–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”), a leading national shareholder rights law firm, today announced that it has opened an investigation on behalf of First Solar, Inc. (“ First Solar ”or the“ Company ”) (NASDAQ: FSLR) regarding the Company’s possible violations of federal securities laws. If you have suffered a loss […]

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Leading law firm rewards success with switch to employee share ownership

(Left to right): Richard Timperley d’Ison Harrison (left back), Jonathan Wearing, Dominic Mackenzie (center back), Richard Coulthard (left front), Sarah Laughey (center front), Jenny Bland (right front) Gareth Naylor and James Thompson (right-back). ohOne of Yorkshire’s leading law firms became wholly owned by its employees after the three shareholder directors agreed to sell the company […]

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Senior partner quits after four decades at law firm

After a 43-year career at Sills & Betteridge, prominent barrister Stephen Wilson retired as the firm’s senior partner on December 31, 2021. Her position was taken over by Karen Bower-Brown, the first woman to become senior partner in the firm’s 260-year history. solidify. Lincoln-born Stephen joined Sills & Betteridge as a trainee clerk in February […]

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Law firm appoints first female senior partner in 260-year history

X Sign up for free to receive the latest news straight to your inbox Register An East Midlands law firm has appointed the first female senior partner in its 260-year history. The move comes after Stephen Wilson retired as the firm’s senior lawyer on December 31. Her post was taken over by Karen Bower-Brown. Bower-Brown, […]

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Law Society of British Columbia steps up trust account audits to monitor money laundering

Breadcrumb Links News Local news “We have taken this very seriously and have tried to make sure the word is well known when it comes to the obligations regarding client identification and the rule of cash transactions and the proper administration of trust accounts. – Don, CEO of the BC Law Society Avison. Author of […]

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Lancashire law firm office expands as specialists join team

Lisa Lodge, Garstang Branch Manager at Vincents Solicitors and Co-Head of the Private Client Department, has welcomed three newcomers to her team and continues to recruit from the growing Estates Department. Lawyer Dan Pinder, Legal Assistant Mary Greenway and Probate Clerk Virginia Webster are now part of the Garstang team, one of Vincents’ specialist hubs […]

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Goldfarb Law Firm Opens Office in Las Cruces

Newsletter Report the Goldfarb Law Firm has opened its new branch in Las Cruces. Goldfarb Law Firm’s new Las Cruces office is located in the Western Heritage Bank building at 230 S. Alameda Blvd. Allan and Aaron Goldfarb established Goldfarb Law Firm’s first office in El Paso in 2019. The new Las Cruces office provides […]

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Expansion of the Garstang law firm

Dan Pinder, Virginia Webster and Amy Whiteside, with Mary Greenway and Lisa Lodge seated, at the Vincents Solicitors office in Garstang. Lisa Lodge, Garstang Branch Manager and Co-Head of the Private Client Department, has welcomed three new hires to her team and continues to recruit from the growing Estates Department. Attorney Dan Pinder, Legal Assistant […]

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Checklist wins this year’s Bar Innovation Cup

Checklist wins this year’s Bar Innovation Cup Posted 20 December 2021 A complete and free checklist for verifying the title of a property when buying a domestic property is the winner of this year’s Innovation Cup. Ashley Swanson, a lawyer in Aberdeen, impressed the judges with her proposal for a manual checklist for use by […]

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The Law Commission confirms that the law of England and Wales can adapt to smart contracts | Shearman & Sterling LLP

The Law Commission has concluded that the existing law of England and Wales can accommodate smart contracts and that there is no need for legislative reform. He published advice to the UK government and a separate body abstract of his conclusions on the subject. The Law Commission has begun its investigation on the ability of […]

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Leading law firm Ison Harrison expands with new office in Harrogate city center

Georgina Pogge-von Strandmann, Jonathan Wearing, Shaun Hulme and James Pascoe outside the new Harrogate branch of Ison Harrison The installation in the town of Ison Harrison, his second in North Yorkshire, further strengthens his foothold in the region. The new office, located at 6a Albert Street, which was once occupied by Manning Stainton real estate […]

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5 Things You Need To Know About… The Law Commission Paper On Smart Legal Contracts | White & Case LLP

1. What is the Legal Commission document on smart legal contracts? On November 25, 2021, the Law Commission released its opinion to the UK government on smart legal contracts (the “Paper“) (see here). Among other things, the paper examines how English law applies to smart legal contracts, and identifies particular areas of uncertainty and where […]

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5 things you need to know about… the Law Commission’s paper on smart legal contracts

1. What is the Law Commission document on smart legal contracts? On November 25, 2021, the Law Commission published its advice to the UK government on legal smart contracts (the “Paper“) (see here). Among other things, the paper examines how English law applies to smart legal contracts and identifies particular areas of uncertainty and where […]

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Law firm expands with new branch in Harrogate – Harrogate Informer

The Ison Harrison law firm has opened its latest branch in Harrogate, the second in North Yorkshire, but the sixteenth in total. The new office, located at 6a Albert Street, which was once occupied by Manning Stainton real estate agents, will house a team of legal experts led by branch manager Georgina Pogge-von Strandmann, a […]

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How I Made the Leader of a Law Firm: “You become like the people you surround yourself with, so connect with role models”

John Meredith, 59, Chamberlain Hrdlicka, Houston. Job title: Chief Executive Officer. John Meredith. (Courtesy picture) College/Graduate and Year of Graduation: I earned an undergraduate degree in commerce from the University of North Georgia in 1984, an MBA from Georgia Tech in 1985, a law degree from Baylor University School of Law in 1988, and a […]

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Smart Contracts – does the law need reform? The Law Commission reports on its findings

The Law Commission of England & Wales has published a detailed analysis of the application of the existing law to smart contracts and concluded that “the running legal framework is clearly able to facilitate and Support the use of smart legal contracts“. The Law Commission considers that the jurisdiction of England and Wales”provides an ideal […]

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Hong Guo, Law Society, Richmond, BC

Guo had previously committed professional misconduct by the governing body of his industry The Law Society of BC is appealing a professional disciplinary panel’s decision to bar a Richmond lawyer for a year – after asking to be struck off. The company – which is independent of its own disciplinary panel – has requested the […]

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Chicago Divorce Law Firm Welcomes New Family Lawyer

The law firm of George J. Skuros, a Chicago-based family and divorce law firm, is delighted to welcome partner lawyer Kassandra R. Morfin to its legal team. Attorney Morfin believes in approaching all legal matters with an emphasis on transparency, reliability and teamwork. Ms. Morfin’s work ethic, versatility and multilingual abilities make her an invaluable […]

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The disappearance of a notable law firm in the capital of Florida: the end of an era and a sad time

Tallahassee is a city that will always be full of lawyers. The presence of state government offices and the Florida legislature requires a lot of oversight from good legal professionals. But it’s unlikely that there will be another law firm to replace the remarkable firm founded over 40 years ago by former Supreme Court Justice […]

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The trio of US law firms are the latest to promote a significant number of partners

US trio Mayer Brown, Steptoe & Johnson and Willkie Farr & Gallagher are the latest law firms to announce major partner promotions. The current trend of Outstanding Partner Promotion Rounds follows the majority of companies that achieved strong financial results during the period, supported by a glut of work in the industry. Mayer Brown is […]

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Kane County Bar Association President Joins Wheaton Law Firm to Form McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, PC

Wheaton Law Firm Welcomes KCBA President Emily Rapp. WHEATON, Illinois (PRWEB) November 12, 2021 McSwain Nagle & Giese, PC law firm is delighted to announce its merger with Kane County Bar Association President, Attorney Emily Rapp of MagnusonRapp, LLC. The merged firm, McSwain Nagle Giese & Rapp, PC, will be made up of four experienced […]

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Boston law firm Sherin and Lodgen elects Sara Jane

BOSTON, Nov 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Boston Law Firm Sherin and Lodgen LLP is pleased to announce that Sara jane shanahan has been appointed managing partner of the firm, effective today. She was elected unanimously and succeeds Douglas M. Henry, who has held this position since 2015. As a Managing Partner, Shanahan will oversee […]

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Misappropriation of Payment Fraud: Transfer of Ownership | The bar

Criminals actively target real estate purchases, with the goal of tricking you into transferring your home deposit and/or the balance of the purchase price to them. These schemes can be very sophisticated and almost always involve criminals posing as your attorney to trick you into diverting your payment to an account they control. Be extremely […]

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Scottish law firm hires five new lawyers

Scottish law firm Thorntons has hired five new lawyers as it continues to grow and expand. The firm has appointed General Counsel Karen Cornwall in Dispute Resolution and Claims and Ruth Pyatt in Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning. The new directors will be based at Thorntons’ offices in Dundee. He also appointed Aadil Anwar as […]

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U.S. law firm drops work on Hong Kong statue removal after criticism

A college student cleans the “Pillar of Shame” statue at the University of Hong Kong on the 32nd anniversary of the crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989 in Hong Kong, China , June 4, 2021. REUTERS / Lam Yik / File photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com […]

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Top HOA Law Firm Adds Two Lawyers to Legal Team

Cang N. Le, Esq. MISSION VIEJO, CA (PRWEB) September 01, 2021 Tinnelly Law Group, APC, one of California’s top HOA law firms, is proud to announce the addition of attorneys Cang N. Le, Esq. and Josh D. Mendelsohn, Esq. to the firm. Cang Le has practiced community association law for more than fifteen years, representing […]

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Building security for apartment buyers

If you are buying an apartment or planning to buy one in the future, there are several things to consider. The Grenfell Tower fire in Kensington in 2017 and the Hackitt Building a more secure future The report highlighted the need for anyone considering buying an apartment to investigate the fire safety aspects of the […]

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The Law Commission declares the electronic signature as valid as the handwritten signature

According to a consultation paper from the Law Commission of England and Wales, electronic signing of legal documents should be considered as legally binding as a handwritten signature, without the need for changing the law. The Law Commission further states that the electronic signature can even be valid when it is just a typed name […]