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Legal 500, 2022

13 October 2022 - News

Identity of Instructing Individuals Not Protected by Privilege

In the case of Loreley Financing (Jersey) No 30 Ltd v Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Ltd [2022] EWHC 1136 (Comm) the High Court has clarified, for the first time, that whether the identity of those communicating with a lawyer on…

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10 October 2022 - Announcement

Harbottle & Lewis advises Driift on its acquisition of Dreamstage

Harbottle & Lewis has advised Driift Holdings Ltd, on its acquisition of sales and technology platform Dreamstage, Inc. from Deezer and other shareholders.

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30 September 2022 - Announcement

Longstanding client Secret Group Limited acquired by TodayTix Group

Harbottle & Lewis has advised its client Secret Group Limited, the company behind Secret Cinema, on the sale by the company’s shareholders, led by Active Partners, to TodayTix Group.

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27 September 2022 - News

SEIS/EIS updates from Kwasi Kwarteng’s “mini-Budget” 2022

On Friday the new Chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng, announced a series of measures aimed at boosting economic growth as part of the Growth Plan 2022 (also being referred to as a “mini-budget”). These include key changes to the Seed Enterprise Investment…

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26 September 2022 - News

IR35 to be scrapped

In its Autumn statement, the Government has announced that the Off Payroll Working Rules (generally known as IR35) introduced in 2021 are to be repealed from 6 April 2023. These rules were intended to bring those who provide their services…

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23 September 2022 - News

Key Points from the Government’s “mini-Budget” Announcement

Kwasi Kwarteng announced the Government’s “mini-Budget” today. Some of the changes had been widely trailed as part of the Conservative Party’s leadership election but some unexpected tax cuts were also revealed. Here are some initial headlines:    The 45% income…

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