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Claim against Spain for Inheritance Tax Discrimination

In October 2009 the European Court of Justice made public its judgement in the case C-562/07, (Commission -v- Spain), in which it was ruled that the prohibition of the Spanish Non Resident Income Tax Act was contrary to the freedom of movement of capital within the European

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Les chiffres-clés de la profession d’avocats actualisés pour l’année 2012

L’Observatoire du Conseil national des barreaux a rendu public les chiffres-clés de la profession d’avocats en France,  actualisés pour l’année 2012, sur la base de ceux communiqués par la CNBF, l’UNCA,  la CREPA et le ministère de la Justice-DACS. Ces statistiques nous donnent un aperçu des évolutions

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Class action draft bill in France.

The bill founding the action of group adopted in the Council of Ministers A bill relating to consumption was adopted in the Council of Ministers, setting up in particular the procedure of action of group. The bill only holds for associations of defense consumers representative at the

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Le projet de loi instaurant l’action de groupe adopté en Conseil des ministres

Un projet de loi relatif à la consommation a été adopté en Conseil des ministres, instaurant en particulier la procédure d’action de groupe. Le projet de loi réserve seules aux associations de défense des consommateurs représentatives au niveau national et agréées, – excluant donc les avocats -,

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Hunt & Coombs triumph in continued success in the Legal 500 results

In October 2012 the Legal 500 placed Hunt and Coombs Solicitors as a 1st tier firm ]in ‘Crime’ for the third year running in the East Anglia region. ‘One of the few firms that puts proper effort into the practical side of litigation, Hunt & Coombs Solicitors

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Hunt & Coombs solicitors welcome the Lord Chancellor

On only the fourth day after the official swearing in ceremony of the new Lord Chancellor of Great Britain, Chris Grayling MP it was with a great sense of pride that Lynne Ayres, the Managing Director of Peterborough based solicitors Hunt & Coombs Solicitors, welcomed the Lord

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Hunt & Coombs Solicitors: the first law firm in the UK to be awarded Investors in Environment Green standard

Hunt & Coombs Solicitors are delighted to announce that their Peterborough Head Office has been awarded the Investors in Environment Green Accreditation. Managing Director, Lynne Ayres said “We are particularly proud to be the first law firm in the country to achieve this. Over many years the

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Hunt & Coombs Director appointed HM Coroner

Hunt & Coombs Solicitors, a long standing member of Unilaw, is pleased to announce that one of the Firms’ Directors has been appointed as HM Coroner for Peterborough to replace Gordon Ryall who has held the position for more than 35 years. David Heming, 54, will take

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After Barcelona, Milan!

Dear Unilaw fellow members, dear readers, After the very successful and pleasant meeting held in Barcelona and excellently organised by Euroconsell, we are delighted to announce that the next general meeting will take place in Milan at the end of April 2012. It will probably be the

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Unilaw’s 2010 meeting in the press

Now that the 2011 Unilaw meeting in Barcelona is very close, it might be a good time to look back at last year’s meeting, hosted by HC Solicitors in Peterborough. The French magazine “Vie Juridique en Rhones Alpes” published a story about it. Download it as a

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