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Allison is a former partner of Shoosmiths, with extensive experience of legal management and practice compliance.

Pietra has completed the Bar Professional Training Course at the University of Law and was called to the Bar in 2019. Prior to the BPTC, Pietra undertook a law degree at the University of Bristol.

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Doug is a director of Size 10½ Boots, a specialist business development agency that works solely with the professional services. In addition to helping law, accountancy and IP firms grow by refreshing the way they approach marketing and business development Doug is also the author of ‘The Visible Lawyer’ and ‘Package, Position, Profit’. ​

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.

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15 Nov 2019

The High Court has ruled that two EBT schemes that involved making payments to employee-shareholders constituted an unlawful return of capital. This resulted in a breach...

14 Nov 2019

Welcome to the weekly Financial Services highlights from the LexisPSL Financial Services team for the week ending 14 November 2019. This weeks highlights include updates...

14 Nov 2019

Prosus N.V, the Amsterdam listed investment company owned by Naspers Limited, published the offer document on 11 November 2019 in its hostile cash bid for Just Eat....

14 Nov 2019

Eddie Stobart Logistics plc (Eddie Stobart) has recently been in the spotlight, having been the subject of a financial scandal, the centre of competing takeover bids and...

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14 Nov 2019

Amid increased scrutiny surrounding directors’ remuneration, the recently published 2019 Spencer Stuart board index noted that there has been a 30% increase in the...

14 Nov 2019

This article provides: (i) an insight into ESG funding through the loan market; (ii) an analysis of ESG loan structures; and (iii) a discussion of ESG loan market...

Women-in-Law
14 Nov 2019

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...

14 Nov 2019

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...

14 Nov 2019

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;...

14 Nov 2019

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

Capital Markets Union
Court finds EBT schemes amounted to an unlawful return of capital and breach of directors’ duties (Toone and others v Ross and another)
Restructuring and Insolvency

The High Court has ruled that two EBT schemes that involved making payments to employee-shareholders constituted an unlawful return of capital. This resulted in a breach...

FS weekly highlights—14 November 2019
Financial Services

Welcome to the weekly Financial Services highlights from the LexisPSL Financial Services team for the week ending 14 November 2019. This weeks highlights include updates...

Prosus presses on with hostile offer for Just Eat
Corporate Law

Prosus N.V, the Amsterdam listed investment company owned by Naspers Limited, published the offer document on 11 November 2019 in its hostile cash bid for Just Eat....

Eddie Stobart responds to media speculation on DBAY proposal
Corporate Law

Eddie Stobart Logistics plc (Eddie Stobart) has recently been in the spotlight, having been the subject of a financial scandal, the centre of competing takeover bids and...

Average chair remuneration increases over last 10 years
Corporate Law

Amid increased scrutiny surrounding directors’ remuneration, the recently published 2019 Spencer Stuart board index noted that there has been a 30% increase in the...

ESG factors in loan finance: moving the needle on sustainable finance
Banking and Finance

This article provides: (i) an insight into ESG funding through the loan market; (ii) an analysis of ESG loan structures; and (iii) a discussion of ESG loan market...

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.

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