World Link Northern Ireland member firm, Cunningham and Dickey have merged with CMG, moving to a new Belfast office with an additional office in Bangor, Northern Ireland. Two of the three partners, Brian Speers and Michael Robinson, are recent former presidents of the Law Society of Northern Ireland. Cunningham and Dickey was founded in 1870, while CMG started in 1910. Michael Robinson has recently been appointed as the new UK Head of Delegation to Council of the Bars and Law Societies of Europe, a role which involves extensive and regular Europe (and associated/observer country member) wide travel to represent UK professions on European Law matters and issues relevant to the UK professions.
For further information contact: Michael Robinson: Michael.Robinson@ccdsolicitors.co.ukMore
Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC, based in Cyprus has opened a new office in Kiev, Ukraine. The office is headed by Dmitry Perevozchykov; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The office advises clients in the following areas of law: Arbitration & Mediation; Bankruptcy & Insolvency; Contract Law; Company Law; Debt Recovery; Distribution Agreements & Joint Ventures; Estates, Wills, Trusts & Inheritance; EU Law; Family Law; Finance, Leasing & Franchising; Intellectual Property – Copyright, Patents & Trademarks; Litigation – Personal Injury; Litigation – Commercial; Labour & Immigration Law; Mergers & Acquisitions; Real Estate – Private; Real Estate – Commercial; Shipping, Maritime Law; Securities/Stock Exchange; Taxation – Personal; Taxation – Business.
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Denis Raynal, partner of member firm KBRC & Associés, Paris, France has been elected as the new President of ACE at national level for France. ACE is the sole association of the business lawyers in France (“Avocats d’affaires” - “Barreaux d’affaires”).
For further information: http://www.avocats-conseils.org/fr/
World Link for Law is pleased to announce the appointment of three new member firms:
- Odvetniška družba Dobravc - Tatalovič & Kač o.p., d.o.o. (DTK), Llubijlana, Slovenia
- Gottlieb Gera Engel & Co Advocates, Tel Aviv, Israel
- Hayabusa Asuka Law Offices, Tokyo, Japan
On 16 October a small group of World Link for Law arbitration lawyers attended and presented at the The Law School of Bucharest University with the support of the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum in its ‘Second International Arbitration LLM Alumni Meets Practitioners conference’ on “States and State Entities in International Arbitration”.
Cristiana Stoica, of STOICA & Asociatii, Bucharest, Romania; Stephen Rosen of Collyer Bristow LLP London, UK; and Peter van der Velden of Kiveld International Lawyers, The Hague, Netherlands, made presentations. Their presentations focused on a trilateral legislative and practical approach from a Romanian, UK and Netherlands perspective, identifying examples of domestic legislation and of international practice where the domestic law was involved, with respect to the State and/or t...More
World Link for Law is pleased to appoint two new members: Munger Chadwick, P.L.C, Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona, USA and Montgomery & Associados, São Paulo, Brazil. Profiles of each if these firms can be seen in the Find a Law firm section of this web site and also ‘Find a Specialist’.More
World Link for Law is pleased to appoint two new members: Studio Legale Corapi (in Rome) and O’Mara Geraghty McCourt (in Dublin). These appointments follow 5 new appointments in 2014More
French law firm comments on the proposal of 9 April 2014 for a Directive of the European Parliament and the Council, on single-member limited liability companies
Following the observation that the barriers keeping the SMEs from developing their cross-border activities are numerous, the proposal for a Directive published on April 9th 2014 aims to further promote the setting up of new businesses abroad by requiring from each EU Member State to provide for a single-member limited liability company called SUP (Societas Unius Personae). Although the SUP will be governed by national law, the proposal provides for uniform rules such as direct online registration, standardised articles of association and share capital comprising one single share with a minimum amount of 1€. Access the full article (in the French language) here.More