King & Wood Mallesons partner Philipp Girardet latest to depart the firm along with a senior City associate
Exchange Chambers welcomes trio of London barristers
Manchester-based Exchange Chambers has continued its fast-paced expansion by welcoming three new barristers from London sets.
Fraud advocate Robert O’Sullivan QC has joined Exchange Chambers as a door tenant from 5 Paper Buildings, while criminal and regulatory specialists Stella Hayden and Ray Smith have joined as full members from Furnival Chambers and 9 Bedford Row.
Exchange Chambers, based in Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds, now has 169 members, including 16 silks.If the Set grows at its projected rate, it will have over 200 members within the next three years.
Tom Handley, director of Chambers at Exchange Chambers, said:"Robert O’Sullivan QC is an outstanding barrister who regularly appears in the very biggest cases, while Stella and Ray are highly regarded criminal and regulatory specialists - areas in which Chambers is particularly strong.”
Stella Hayden said:"Having thoroughly enjoyed my time in London, I have decided the time is right to return to the north west.
“I am attracted by Exchange Chambers’ outstanding reputation. I appreciate the emphasis Chambers places on quality and feel that this ethos complements the approach I take to my own practice and the ambition I have for my career.”
Exchange Chambers recently secured its highest ever rankings in the newly released Legal 500, where it was described as a 'regional powerhouse' and praised for its 'great depth of experience and expertise at all levels.'
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Labor costs in Argentina
Labor costs in Argentina are one of the key issues foreign investors should carefully review when doing business in our country. Following, we will break down the current costs of holding and terminating a labor relationship in Argentina.
Workers in Argentina must earn at least the minimum salaries set forth by the collective bargaining agreement applicable to their particular relationships. Irrespective of the above ... Should you want to know more, please, read the full article on our Legal Blog.
James Healy-Pratt appointed HM Assistant Coroner for East Sussex - James's role as assistant coroner is an independent judicial role. He is part of a team of six assistant coroners who will support the senior coroner in investigating reported deaths from unnatural or unknown causes. In over 25 years of dealing with inquests for both families and corporate clients James has gained a great deal of personal insight. Read more - http://www.stewartslaw.com/james-healy-pratt-appointed-hm-assistant-coroner-for-east-sussex.aspx
On 29th and 30th September DAS LawAssist will be exhibiting at the APIL Clinical Negligence Conference being held at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport.
With all the uncertainty still surrounding the introduction of fixed costs in Clinical Negligence claims and the impending removal of ATE insurance premium recovery, this event is the ideal opportunity to speak to us about your experience of ATE Insurance and future business requirements.
It is now more important than ever to ensure you are working with an ATE provider who has the strength and commitment to remain stable in a changing environment, and who will work in partnership with you to offer your clients the best possible insurance protection at a competitive price.
We are already working on innovative ATE insurance and funding solutions to meet the needs of our existing business partners in the new fixed costs world, however we would still like to hear your views on the proposed changes.
Please visit us at stand 20 to share your thoughts, where you will also be able to enter our competition to win a fantastic red letter experience day of your choosing, and as always we will be giving away our ever popular Toby the Tiger!
We look forward to seeing you there.