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June 9, 2021 in News

How we supported our clients during the pandemic

As we went into the first lockdown in March 2020, our teams were on hand to support clients navigating through unprecedented economic, personal and legislative changes resulting from the pandemic. …
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June 8, 2021 in News

Government announces revolutionary ‘no fault’ divorce

The government has announced that the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act will come into force on 06 April 2022, introducing no fault divorce.  This will enable couples to divorce without…
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June 8, 2021 in News

Insolvency Service new approach could hurt all directors of dissolved companies

The Insolvency Service enjoys wide powers in administering compulsory company liquidations and personal bankruptcies. These extend to investigating companies that are still trading and where it suspects financial or other…
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June 7, 2021 in News

A price worth paying? Conservatives fined £10,000 for spam emails

On 3 June, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) announced that it had fined the Conservative party £10,000 for sending direct marketing emails without consent. The party had sent over one…
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June 7, 2021 in News

Brexit update: It’s all about trade – Norway, Switzerland and Poland

Brexit and a Norwegian Saga The online newsletter, City AM, for 24th May 2021 reported that negotiations between the UK and Norway for a comprehensive free trade agreement were at…
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June 7, 2021 in News

Brexit update: EU regulation on foreign subsidies, digital identity and UK Companies Act

Brexit and the proposed EU Regulation on Foreign Subsidies On 5th May 2021, the EU Commission published a proposal for a draft Regulation on Foreign Subsidies distorting the Internal Market.…
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May 26, 2021 in News

Brexit update: Netherlands feeling the benefits, a touch of Frost and The Lugano Convention

Brexit and the Netherlands On 27th April 2021,  the Brussels-based private–sector news service, EURACTIV, which has been covering EU affairs for some twenty years, published an article headed “Dutch surprise…
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May 20, 2021 in News

Excello Law rolls out national growth strategy as new office opens in Leicester

Excello Law has opened an office in Leicester city centre at 5 Museum Square boosting its national network to nine locations. The opening follows the recent recruitment of new real…
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May 18, 2021 in News

Brexit update: The Queen’s speech, Germany and new EU VAT e-commerce package

Brexit and the Queen’s Speech The Queen’s Speech, which was delivered to the UK Parliament on 11th May 2021 and outlined the UK Government’s legislative programme for the new Parliamentary…
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May 10, 2021 in News

Brexit update: French fishing industry, Israel and India trade links

Brexit and the French Fishing Industry It is not only the UK which has had to adopt many domestic measures to counter any perceived adverse effects or constitutional, legal or…
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May 4, 2021 in News

Billion-pound claim against TikTok for breaches of personal data of children

There’s no doubt that the video-sharing app TikTok has enjoyed spectacular growth during the pandemic. The app now claims to have over 800 million users worldwide and its parent company,…
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May 4, 2021 in News

Brexit update: Artificial Intelligence, trading with Australia and a tale of two Acts

Brexit and Artificial Intelligence (AI) The Times columnist, Edward Lucas, entitles his article in the Times of 26th April 2021: “EU is becoming policeman of the internet – while the…
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How to Become a Consultant Solicitor

Most lawyers are used to traditional work practices: long commutes to the office, late nights, high billable hours targets, lack of control and office politics, just to name a few. However, it doesn’t have to be this way

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Bring Your Career in Law Into the 21st Century

We were one of the first law firms to embrace agile working. Excello lawyers choose where they work; from our office network, at home or remotely. They also choose when they work and pick working hours that best suit them.

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Law firm life during and after lockdown – Q&A with Jo Losty

The impact of Covid-19 has thrown up both challenges and opportunities across the profession. We spoke to her about the trends she’s seeing as lockdown starts to ease and why #WFH is now all the rage.

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