gunnercooke llp Add New Practice Area Insurance Law to their IR Global Membership

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce David Breslin of gunnercooke llp. David has joined IR as our exclusive Insurance Law member in England. gunnercooke is a full service corporate and commercial law firm, that operates in a different way. Our firm was created to allow lawyers to play to […]

David BreslinPartner, gunnercooke llp

Inspire welcomes two new members to the team

South Coast business and tax advisory firm, Inspire, is pleased to announce two new appointments; Charlotte Elliott as Client Services Supervisor and Andy Mallett-Knight as Tax Adviser. Based at Inspire’s Head Office on Commercial Road in Poole, Charlotte and Andy join the growing team of business and tax advisers at the firm, which was first […]

Chris DowningDirector, Inspire Professional Services Ltd

Preiskel & Co advises Marketers for an Open Web in relation to CMA complaint

The Preiskel & Co Competition and Antitrust team, led by Tim Cowen, has been advising Marketers for an Open Web (MOW) in relation to a complaint submitted to the CMA on 23 November 2020. The complaint relates to Google’s conduct in relation to its browser, Chrome, and browser engine, Chromium, which MOW argues is abuse of dominance. The […]

Timothy CowenPartner, Preiskel & Co LLP

National Security and Investment Bill published

On 11 November 2020, the UK government published a draft National Security and Investment Bill (the “Bill”). The Bill includes long-expected changes to the regime for reviewing foreign direct investment into the UK, and follows earlier reforms to the UK merger regime aimed at protecting Critical National Infrastructure. If passed by Parliament, the Bill will introduce a […]

Timothy CowenPartner, Preiskel & Co LLP

Katherine Evans participates in the IR Global Disputes Virtual Series – Technology & Disputes: The impact of new technology on litigation and dispute resolution

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers For the legal sector, COVID-19 has been a huge catalyst for change globally. Overnight, almost all legal advisors decamped en masse from their expensive mid-town and city offices to their homes to work. Personal meetings suddenly disappeared to be replaced by virtual meetings on Zoom or Microsoft Teams. As the UK […]

Katherine EvansSenior Partner, Mirkwood Evans Vincent

Frances Coulson participates in the IR Global Insolvency Virtual Series – Insolvency & Restructuring: How the global pandemic changed the rules on insolvency

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers Insolvency and restructuring legislation changed radically in all jurisdictions in the wake of COVID-19. While governments have tried to delay the number of insolvencies in the short term, most experts agree that distressed businesses will start to fail significantly later this year and into 2021. For insolvency practitioners and lawyers alike, […]

Frances CoulsonSenior & Managing Partner, Head of Litigation & Insolvency, Moon Beever

Capital Gains Tax: how will the business landscape respond to change?

Ian Barton, Managing Director in Quantuma’s Corporate Finance team, urges owner managers to consider their exit plans, as the scrapping of the autumn budget provides a six-month window of opportunity to sell before planned increases to Capital Gains Tax.  In August, the chancellor put business owners on notice by publishing his letter to the Office of […]

Andrew HoskingPartner, Quantuma

Paul Beare participates in IR Global Guide: International Expansion: Building your Business Overseas

Foreword by Andrew Chilvers Despite these uncertain times, expanding overseas can be a key driver for future growth for an ambitious business. International expansion can breathe new life into a company, drive huge value and set it on a path of continued success. Expanding a business overseas is a strategic opportunity that will help diversify […]

Paul BeareFounder, Paul Beare Ltd

Winter Economy Plan – An impactful range of measures, or a deferral of the inevitable?

The Chancellor has today announced his Winter Economy Plan.  This consists of a series of measures designed to combat the damage caused to the economy by the pandemic and replaces his usual winter budget.   Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“CJRS”) The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will end as planned on 31 October 2020. Job Support […]

Andrew HoskingPartner, Quantuma