Europe

Chambers Europe 2019 Recognition

We are proud to be recognised as European leaders in Dispute Resolution, Insurance Dispute Resolution and Corporate/M&A by Chambers Europe 2019 which has just been published.

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Tate Modern: A story of legal nuisance, glass walls and net curtains

It is established law that a claim can be brought by one landowner against his neighbour in “nuisance”. Such a claim can arise in the event that the neighbour is doing something on his land which is causing a problem to the first landowner.

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A Director’s Duty

When a company is solvent, the primary duty imposed on directors is to promote the success of the company for the benefit of its shareholders.  This duty is codified at section 172(1) of the Companies Act 2006. However, that position changes when a company is insolvent, or close to insolvency.

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Kommersant Newspaper: Lidings Among TOP 10 Leading Legal Advisor in Russia

Lidings law firm keeps its leading position in the ranking of the most prominent legal advisors in Russia based on the analytical research held annually by the Kommersant newspaper.

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Lidings Again Takes High Positions in Chambers and Partners Europe 2019

Lidings once again takes top positions as the leading legal advisor in the areas of Dispute Resolution, Corporate and M&A, and Life Sciences in Russia as a result of the best law firms’ research annually conducted by Chambers and Partners Europe.

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How to Win a Lawsuit – A Good Expert is Worth Their Weight in Gold

In today’s complex world, a growing number of lawsuits hinge on an expert’s opinion.  So the matter of who testifies as an expert witness in your legal case does make a difference. Fortunately – due in no small measure to the new code of procedure – it is now possible to influence this.

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Google was fined for 50 million euros for violating the GDPR requirements

On January 21, 2019, the National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) of France fined Google LLC for 50 million euros for violating the requirements of the GDPR. This is the largest penalty imposed on the GDPR since its entry into force on May 25, 2018 so far.

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Huurder weigert verhuurder toegang te verlenen tot het gehuurde. Mag dat?

Enerzijds wil de verhuurder toegang tot het gehuurde om zijn eigendom te inspecteren. Anderzijds heeft de huurder het recht op rustig woongenot. De vraag die rijst is of de huurder de plicht heeft tot medewerking aan een algemene periodieke inspectie aan het gehuurde. Hier wordt veel over geprocedeerd. Op 13 november 2018 heeft het Gerechtshof Den Haag hierover uitspraak  gedaan.

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Maxima Legal is developing the PPP legal concept for the construction of a tram line between two parts of the Russian Federation

Maxima Legal has been selected following a tender to develop the technical and economic scheme for the construction of a tram line between St Petersburg and Leningrad oblast on the basis of a concession agreement.

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ActionPoint Acquires P2V Systems Limited

HOMS Solicitors advised on the recent strategic acquisition of P2V Systems Limited by our client ActionPoint Technology Group. The ActionPoint team, led by David Jeffreys, Managing Director, acquired the business of P2V Systems Limited, the global award-winning Microsoft Cloud Services Company based in Lisburn, Co. Antrim for an undisclosed sum.

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