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The term ‘transition or implementation period’ is used in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland...
8th Apr
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For the purposes of this Q&A we have focused on the matters directly relevant to World Trade Organization (WTO) rules as they relate to trade in goods...
8th Apr
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Only lawyers qualified in an EU Member State are able to practise EU law or argue before EU tribunals such as the Court of Justice of the European...
8th Apr
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Information as to any offence a data subject has actually or allegedly committed and any resulting proceedings is ‘sensitive personal data’ for the...
23rd Mar
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In most cases, once an employer has decided that he no longer wants to retain a particular employee, he will want to dismiss him as soon as possible....
17th Mar
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What is salary sacrifice?Salary sacrifice (also called salary exchange) operates by varying an employee's terms and conditions of employment in...
15th Feb
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The conversation on EU legal professional privilege (LPP) for lawyers is ongoing, however the Law Society has provided short guidance reflecting the...
15th Feb
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This Q&A answers the following questions:•can a firm be liable to its client in a transaction where a loss is sustained through currency fluctuation...
Produced in partnership with David Sawtell of 39 Essex Chambers 15th Feb
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What does the SRA say?The first question to consider whether solicitors or law firms are under any obligation is to ensure clients have freedom of...
15th Feb
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Current legal positionAt present, the result of the UK referendum on 23 June 2016 has had no effect on UK law or on the legal relationship between the...
Produced in partnership with Jorren Knibbe of Guildhall Chambers 15th Feb
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For further information, see the sections in Practice Note: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), headed: Controllers and Processors.Under...
14th Feb
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A system of civil and criminal penalties for employers who hire illegal workers exists for employment commencing from 29 February 2008 under the...
12th Feb
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The options depend on whether your client has set up in a business in the UK already.My client has not established their business in the UK yet. Can...
Produced in partnership with Rose Carey of Speechly Bircham 12th Feb
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An employer has certain legal responsibilities in relation to a reservist’s mobilisation and reinstatement at work afterwards.An employer can claim...
11th Feb
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The key issues are likely to include:•Recruitment and right to work—whether there are any specific rules in the relevant country governing the...
3rd Feb

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