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Hannah is one of the Future of Law blog’s digital and technical editors. She graduated from Northumbria University with a degree in History and Politics and previously freelanced for News UK, before working as a senior news editor for LexisNexis.

Richard has practised as a commercial litigator for over 15 years and in that time has represented some of Scotland's leading businesses, individuals and public sector organisations in disputed matters. Richard has been praised by clients for his "clear, straightforward and sensible" legal advice (Chambers) and for his "ability to manage complex insolvency litigation" (Legal 500). He is a member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers' Association, is a solicitor-advocate and the lead commercial litigation tutor on the Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Edinburgh.

Richard is recognised by The Legal 500 as an expert in intellectual property, commercial litigation and insolvency and corporate recovery.

Allison is a former partner of Shoosmiths, with extensive experience of legal management and practice compliance.
Amy is a content writer and marketing manager at LexisNexis. She previously worked as an independent writer and researcher, for clients such as, Unilever, Kantar TNS, The Soil Association, MasterCard and Lufthansa Airlines. She has written for national publications, including City A.M. and Financial IT. Amy now writes and plans editorial content for the LexisNexis blogs, campaigns and industry magazine features. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Italian and French from the University of Warwick.
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The Hampton-Alexander Review published its annual report on 13 November addressing the progress made so far against its deadline which aims to see 33% of women in...

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Hampton-Alexander Review posts its 2019 annual update
Corporate Law

The Hampton-Alexander Review published its annual report on 13 November addressing the progress made so far against its deadline which aims to see 33% of women in...

ISDAs for pension schemes: where one size does not fit all
Banking and Finance

In this article, the authors consider key provisions in an ISDA Master Agreement which are included to address the particular characteristics of UK defi ned benefi t (or...

LIBOR discontinuation in the loan markets: is compounding SONIA the answer?
Banking and Finance

In this article, Tim Rennie and Darren Phelan, respectively a partner and senior associate at Ashurst LLP provide: (i) the background to the issues that have faced LIBOR;...

Monthly highlights: October 2019
Banking and Finance

Welcome to this month’s highlights from the Banking & Finance team which cover the key news updates from October 2019.

Life Sciences Sector Update – Q4
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As part of our sector-focused series, we have curated the key resources and points you need to know from the last quarter’s legal updates. Understand the key news...

Junior lawyer’s skillset: Effective communication
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For any young legal professional, bridging the gap between ‘legal speak’ and ‘commercial speak’ is bit of a conundrum. There are many pressures imposed on the in-house...

Insolvency—appeal in a transaction at an undervalue claim (Re Guardian Care Homes (West) Ltd)
Restructuring and Insolvency

The court dismissed an appeal by the liquidators of a company who had made an application under section 238 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) alleging a transaction at...

Reforming the law of security—what is the state of play?
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The LexisPSL Banking & Finance team attended the Secured Transactions Conference on the 6 November 2019 held at University College London. This News Analysis discusses...

Is it legitimate to use the MVL or CVL process for the intended effect of tax avoidance? (Re PAG Asset Preservation Ltd and another company)
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The court was concerned with public interest winding-up petitions presented against companies which operated schemes to help customers to avoid liability for business...

Fact or fiction—Is your legal research legit?
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As we move to a digital world and the likes of 'fake news' rises, can you really be sure your online legal research is legit?

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