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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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19th May

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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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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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5th Jun
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In-house lawyers—Who are you looking to recruit?Finding and recruiting the right person can be a difficult and time consuming task and if mistakes are...
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5th Jun
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Interviewing for competenciesThe new competencies framework can be used to support a number of different activities including recruitment and...
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5th Jun
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In-house lawyers—tools for selectionInterviews are a tried and tested recruitment tool, which can be supplemented by other selection methods depending...
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5th Jun
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Should we provide training contracts in-house?It seems a bit of a paradox that the transition made by a lawyer from a law firm to an in-house position...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Gilbert of LBC Wise Counsel 5th Jun
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Recruiting and integrating new team membersAgreeing the profileIf a vacancy has arisen as a result of a departure, does it make sense to fill it with...
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5th Jun
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Planning successionWhilst new blood and experience from another sector can be hugely beneficial to an in-house department, it is a pity when a team...
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5th Jun
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Job Description—Knowledge Management ManagerRole purposeThe main function of the knowledge management position is to help champion organisation-wide...
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5th Jun
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Job Description—Chief Operating OfficerRole PurposeThe Chief Operating Officer is required to show strong leadership and exceptional influencing...
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5th Jun
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Recruitment planningRecruitment is of fundamental importance to the operation of a successful in-house legal team, but it commands much less attention...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Gilbert of LBC Wise Counsel 5th Jun
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In-house lawyers—conducting a selection interviewThe person who performs best at interview is not necessarily the best person for the job. Some...
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5th Jun
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In–house lawyers—How to find and keep the best peopleRecruiting and selecting the right candidate is only half the battle to achieving a high quality...
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5th Jun
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In–house lawyers—Policy for recruitment, promotion and appraisal1Recruitment and promotion1.1It is the Company’s policy to look to fill any vacancy by...
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5th Jun
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Criminal records—asking questions and DBS checksIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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5th Jun
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In–house lawyers—Common behavioural interview questionsAnalytical thinkingIdentifies concerns and causes of problems and finds links between...
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5th Jun
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In–house lawyers—Job description and personal specificationA: The roleJob titleJob refDepartmentSectionReports toLocationGradeSalaryEmployment status...
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5th Jun
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In–house lawyers—Sample induction programmeA: Employee detailsNameStart DateJob TitleLine ManagerDepartmentBase[state where employee is to be based,...
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5th Jun
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In–house lawyers—Talent management strategyTalent management strategySectionQuestions to ask yourselfResponseIntroductionWhy are you doing this?What...
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5th Jun
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In–house lawyers—Interview questionnaire and recordA: General informationDate of interviewCandidate namePosition applied forInterviewersInterview...
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5th Jun

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