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Pitmans acted as the legal adviser to TOTALTEC Oilfield Services Limited on its initial equity finance raising.
The Court of Appeal has handed down its long awaited judgment in Horton -v- Henry  EWCA Civ 989.
Pitmans has been awarded winner of the best work/life balance in the 2016 Lex 100 - a survey that is recognised as the most comprehensive valuation of training opportunities at law firms across the UK.
Pitmans acted for Westcoast France S.A.S, a division of Westcoast Limited, the leading UK IT distributor for many suppliers including HP, Apple and Microsoft, in acquiring part of the business of Adveo France S.A., a subsidiary within the Adveo Group which is headquartered in Madrid.
On Monday evening, Pitmans teamed up with law firms and legal charities across the region to take part in the Reading Legal Walk.
Pitmans has maintained its top tier rankings in Real Estate, Pensions, Banking & Finance, Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring and IT in the 2016 results.
Pitmans LLP today announced its successful Employment Appeal Tribunal Judgment which sets a precedent for expatriate employees to have claims against The British Council heard in the Employment Tribunal. This important decision sets out further circumstances which challenge the general principle that the employee’s place of employment is decisive in establishing which courts have jurisdiction. The Claimant’s claim for unfair dismissal, whistle blowing detriments and discrimination will now be heard later this year or early next year.
The Insurance Act 2015 (“the 2015 Act”) came into force on 12 August 2016. It updates the law relating to non-consumer insurance contracts and amends the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Act 2012 (“the 2012 Act”).
While for many the prospect of a substantial inheritance would be viewed as a welcome windfall (however sad the circumstances), there are those who react to the prospect with considerable concern.
Oliver Pilkington, corporate partner, has advised Brandon Hill Capital in its role as broker to Vast Resources Plc in connection with a placing to raise approximately £1m.
The South London arts centre Fairfield Halls closed its doors on 15 July when the building was handed back to the Council ahead of a two year £30 million refurbishment project.
UKEAT/0081/15/RN UKEAT/0139/16/RN In June 2016 Pitmans acted for B & M Europe Limited (“B & M”), a recruitment agency, in a complex claim of direct race discrimination made by an IT Consultant. The Claimant’s work at the EPO was terminated, and it was alleged that the reason for this was his race.