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Forbes: What Brexit Means For British Businesses

Regarding immigration, Mishcon de Reya suggests employers should encourage eligible EEA employees who have been in the UK for five years to apply for permanent residence, and also that employers might consider applying for a Tier 2 sponsor license if they don’t already have one.

Cohabitees on the edge of legality

According to a recent House of Commons briefing, the number of opposite sex cohabiting couples doubled between 1996 and 2015.

June Private Client Briefing from Tax Journal

In McQuillian v HMRC, shares with no dividend rights were held not to be part of a company's ordinary share capital for entrepreneurs' relief purposes.

In the club

Kathryn Garbett & Robin Preston-Jones discuss confidentiality clubs

Brexit could affect European Premier League player imports warns expert lawyer

A leading sports immigration lawyer has warned some European players may no longer be able to play in the Premier League if Britain votes to leave the European Union next week.

VAT Exemption for Payment Services

In two judgments given together on 26 May (without recourse to an opinion from the Advocate General), the ECJ has provided further guidance on the VAT treatment of payment card processing services, in particular whether they are exempt from VAT as transactions concerning transfers.

Stealing Company Data Results in Criminal Record

The recent conviction of Mark Lloyd brings a clear warning to departing employees - taking customer lists to your new job could land you with a criminal record.

‘Women less comfortable with confrontations’ comment draws reaction

Women in property have spoken out after a panelist at this week’s British Property Federation conference said women were held back as they struggled to deal with travel and were less comfortable dealing with confrontation.

'A transformed business': Mishcon unveils ten-year strategy

Following a year-long consultation with the partnership and external advisers, high-flying City firm Mishcon de Reya has revealed a refreshed business strategy for the next decade, with a target to lift UK revenue by 40% to £175m within the next three years.

Susan Freeman comments on Build to Rent sector

Developers and investors have written to the housing minister proposing a three-point action plan that could see more than 250,000 extra homes built for rent.

CSO Nick West speaks to The Lawyer

Mishcon de Reya chief strategy officer Nick West discusses the “incredibly exciting” field of artificial intelligence in The Lawyer’s 60-second interview on key topics from the upcoming Business Leadership Summit.

Arbitration and the common law

Mishcon de Reya Managing Associate, Zachary Segal, responds to lord chief justice Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd's recent comments on the rise of arbitration in England.

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May Private Client Briefing from Tax Journal

The High Court decision in Van Der Merwe to set aside a transaction where there was a genuine taxpayer mistake illustrates the general willingness of the courts to achieve what may be seen as a fair outcome.

Will the European Commission’s model clauses stand up to scrutiny?

The inevitable has happened. In light of the issues highlighted by the European Court in its Schrems v. Facebook ruling in October last year (explained in our blog), the Irish Data Protection Commissioner has reportedly referred the use of the European Commission’s (EC) model clauses to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for a determination as to whether they stand up to scrutiny.

Family Court proceedings: covert recordings reveal more about the recorder than the recorded

The widespread availability of advanced technology can bring a new dimension to family court proceedings. In the past, the covert recording of conversations was solely the pursuit of spies and private investigators; today it is available to anyone with a smart phone, and small recording devices can be purchased on the internet for just a few pounds.

Unconscious bias in the workplace – can it be tackled?

In an attempt to address gender stereotypes, Google recently proposed 13 new emojis depicting women having careers as engineers, scientists, construction workers and farmers among other things.

Brexit: What would happen to UEFA if Britain leaves the EU?

THE EU without Britain has been compared to the Euros without England and Wayne Rooney. But what would Brexit mean for UEFA?

Mishcon de Reya advises on £1.4bn residential asset merger

International law firm Mishcon de Reya has advised a client over the £1.4bn merger of residential assets in London.

Lawyers join fight against fraud

Private lawyers will be deployed instead of police for the first time amid increased efforts to seize back assets for the victims of fraud.

Insurance law shake-up, August 2016: be prepared

Far from being a sleepy holiday month, August 2016 will see the biggest shake up to UK insurance law in living memory. But what's changing and how might it affect you?