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Jonathan Fisher QC on tax evasion in Zambia
Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford recently spoke about corruption and tax evasion at the 5th Regional Dialogue on contact negotiation and fiscal leakage in the extractive industry in Zambia, organised by the African Union’s NEPAD and ISLP. Here is...
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Jonathan Fisher QC
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Jonathan Fisher QC ranked in Legal 500
The independent law directory, The Legal 500, published its 2019 rankings for barristers last week. We are pleased to announce that Jonathan Fisher QC is ranked in the first band as a leading Queen’s Counsel in the areas of Business...
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MBL Seminars
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Rachel Clark presents webinar for MBL Seminars
Bright Line Law’s Rachel Clark has presented a webinar for MBL Seminars entitled 'Failure to Prevent Tax Evasion – New Guidance Explored'. The webinar details the core components of the corporate offences of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax...
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Bright Line Law in Zambia
Last week Jonathan Fisher QC and Anita Clifford participated in the 5th Regional Dialogue of NEPAD in Lusaka, Zambia. The dialogue engaged a range of stakeholders to consider contract negotiations and fiscal policies in the extractive industries, with Jonathan and...
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Rachel Clark
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Rachel Clark published in Economia
Economia has published an opinion piece by Bright Line Law’s Rachel Clark entitled 'Setting boundaries for HMRC powers'. The article discusses how taxpayers (and their advisers) faced with demands to hand over documents and information to HMRC can set clear...
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Russell Hopkins
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Russell Hopkins presents to the Academy of Experts on the ‘Role of Experts in Financial Crime Cases’
On Wednesday 11 September, BLL's Russell Hopkins presented an update on the use of expert witnesses in financial crime cases to the Academy of Experts. Russell's talk covered lessons from recent cases, the opportunities for expert evidence in civil recovery...
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We are hiring
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Part-time legal researcher required — London
Bright Line Law is seeking a part-time legal researcher to join its London office. Contract: One day a week. Fixed term 12 months Start date: September / October 2019 As one of the United Kingdom’s only Bar Standards Board authorised...
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Russell Hopkins
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Russell Hopkins appointed to the Nuremberg Academy’s roster of experts
BLL’s Russell Hopkins has been appointed to the Nuremberg Academy’s roster of experts. The Nuremberg Academy is located in Nuremberg, Germany, the birthplace of international criminal law and the site of major war crimes trials following World War 2. The...
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We are hiring
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Barrister law firm requires associate — London
Bright Line Law is seeking a Barrister Associate to join its London office. Salary: Competitive Contract: Permanent Start date: September / October 2019 As one of the United Kingdom’s only Bar Standards Board authorised entities specialising in financial crime, our...
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Financial-Times
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Jonathan Fisher QC on the litigation funding debate
The Financial Times published an article last week, ‘Burford case puts litigation funding in the spotlight’, in which it examined the recently increased popularity of litigation funding. This is a practice whereby companies such as Burford Capital invest in legal...
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