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Form of transfer of sharesThere are a number of circumstances in which shares in a company may be transferred, eg upon a sale of the shares, through...
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19th May
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Removal of a directorThis note should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Appointment, retirement and resignation of a director.For an...
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19th May
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The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) Corporate Governance CodeThe Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) is an independent membership organisation that...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules requirements—the annual financial reportThis Practice Note discusses the requirements of the Disclosure...
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Produced in partnership with Tessa Park of Moore Kingston Smith 19th May
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DTR Resource Note—DTR 5—Vote Holder and Issuer Notification RulesThis Resource Note outlines the main provisions of Chapter 5 of the Disclosure...
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19th May
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Redemption of shares—procedureThis Practice Note describes the procedure for a limited company to carry out redemption of its redeemable...
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19th May
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Supervision of traineesThe requirements when supervising trainees derive from the SRA Codes of Conduct and the SRA’s specific regulatory requirements...
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19th May
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Tailoring a shelf companyA person wishing to set up a new company has the following options:•they can incorporate a new company in accordance with the...
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19th May
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Insider listsThis Practice Note considers the obligation of an issuer who issues or proposes to issue financial instruments which are within the scope...
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19th May
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Introduction to retained EU lawThis Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 19th May
Q&As
Corporate redomiciliation—can a non-UK company redomicile into the UK?It is possible for a non-UK incorporated company to redomicile to the UK....
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19th May
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Quasi-loans to directors, connected persons and related arrangements—requirement to obtain members’ approvalThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains...
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19th May
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Substantial property transactions—requirement to obtain members’ approvalThe Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) contains provisions that restrict and...
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19th May
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Matters reserved for the boardThe UK Corporate Governance Code (UKCG Code) of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) sets out standards of good...
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19th May
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Getting the Deal Through: Merger Control 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Albania; Australia; Austria;...
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Criminal records—asking questions and DBS checksFORTHCOMING CHANGE: Under proposals, announced on 16 September 2020, to reduce the time it takes for...
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8th Jul
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SRA Standards and Regulations 2019—in-house lawyersThe SRA Standards and Regulations set out the standards and requirements that individual...
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6th Jul
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Looking to the future—what to expect following the LSB’s decision on reform of the SRA Handbook—in-house lawyers [Archived]The Solicitors Regulation...
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6th Jun
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SRA Code of Conduct for Solicitors, RELs and RFLs—for in-house lawyersThis Practice Note provides guidance for in-house solicitors on the SRA Code of...
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6th Jun
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Learning needs analysis questionnaire: for managersYour detailsNameJob roleHow many direct reports do you have?How long have you held your current...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 5th Jun
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Training course approval request formAbout youNameRoleDepartment / TeamContact detailsAbout the course you want to attendCourse titleCourse...
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5th Jun
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Learning needs analysis questionnaire: for direct reportsIn order to provide the best support we can to our [line managers OR prospective line...
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 5th Jun
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Trainee solicitor induction planType of informationDetailed informationDate provided to traineeIntroduction to the firm[Provide basic details about...
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5th Jun
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Measuring and reporting performance of the legal teamReporting work in progress (WIP) is often the bane of a busy team’s life. Reports which look the...
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5th Jun
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How to look after your personal well-beingMental illness is fairly arbitrary in who it affects. Wealth and fame are no barriers, it affects all ages,...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Martin of Byrne Dean 5th Jun
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Performance appraisal and development review (trainee solicitor)Name of trainee[insert trainee’s name]Appraising supervisor[insert trainee’s job...
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5th Jun
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Trainee solicitor—supervisor’s monthly reviewA: General informationDate of review[insert date]Trainee solicitor[insert name]Supervisor conducting...
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5th Jun
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L&D policy—staff surveyYour opinions are very important to us in order to help us improve our learning and development (L&D) provision.As such, we...
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5th Jun
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Six—week follow—up evaluation formBackground informationNameRoleDepartment/teamContact detailsCourse attendedCourse dateCourse evaluationHas the...
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5th Jun
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Exploring remuneration optionsWhat is at stake/what is it worth?You should ask yourself what lies behind the use of the firm you have selected, for...
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5th Jun
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Holding meetings the team want to be atWhat are you trying to achieve at team meetingsIt is critical that you think clearly about what you want to...
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5th Jun
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In–house lawyers—How to prepare and deliver a training courseThis Practice Note covers how to prepare and deliver a training course or presentation....
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Produced in partnership with Beth Pipe FCIPD of OnLive Learning 5th Jun
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Delivering competency framework trainingCompetency frameworks are often greeted with a good degree of cynicism, but by supporting the role out with a...
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5th Jun
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Valuing law firm value-addsHow should in-house lawyers value a value-add? A seemingly inevitable feature of the law firm proposal is the inclusion of...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Gilbert of LBC Wise Counsel 5th Jun
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In-house lawyers—Offer and inductionThis Practice Note covers:•basic content of an offer letter•taking up references•keeping in touch before the start...
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