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Insights and opinions on the latest law, legislation and policies.

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Budget 2018 - Weightmans' View

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his final Budget before Brexit today (Monday, October 29), his second budget of the year.

Haydn Rogan
Haydn Rogan Partner

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LEGAL COMMENT: British Airways cyber attack

British Airways has announced a 'sophisticated and malicious' cyber attack, where for 16 days hackers were able to retrieve customer data from both…

Ed Lewis
Ed Lewis Partner

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Surviving the 'POCA freeze'

Which party should bear the cost of complying with POCA? Mickaela Fox & Nicholas Medcroft examine the consent regime.

Mickaela Fox
Mickaela Fox Partner

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Weightmans makes expert competition litigation hire

National law firm Weightmans has welcomed competition litigation expert Tristan Feunteun to its London office.


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High Court ruling on Principals' liability

A High Court judgement, on an application for Judicial Review, has upheld a decision of the Financial Ombudsman Service (“FOS”) that a Principal, as…

James Denison
James Denison Partner

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The Chancellor’s view for a post Brexit UK Financial Services Market

The Lord Chancellor, Philip Hammond’s speech delivered on 7 March 2018 from Canary Wharf has gone some way to clarifying the UK Government’s vision…

Jacqui Bickerton
Jacqui Bickerton Principal Associate

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Weightmans advises Springboard Corporate Finance in multi-million pound deal

Birmingham-headquartered Springboard Corporate Finance has been acquired by Begbies Traynor.


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High Court held Administrators' decision to remove fixed charge receivers was irrational

The case of Promontoria (Chestnut) Limited v Craig and Another [2017] EWHC 2405 (Ch) involved a partnership, with a significant portfolio of…

Oliver Nelson
Oliver Nelson Partner

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