News and Insights

Welcome to our News and Insights section. Here we’ll talk about the latest legal developments with our articles and videos. You can browse or search by practice area or sector. We’ll also let you know about changes at our firm including the expansion into new practice areas, sectors and locations.



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International Employment Lawyer features Samar Shams on UK youth mobility scheme

Our Immigration Partner Samar Shams has been featured in International Employment Lawyer with an article discussing the...

Press | Immigration & Global Mobility
Posted: 27 Sep 2021



Stylist Magazine features Amanda Lennon on workplace attire

Employment Partner Amanda Lennon has been featured in a Stylist Magazine article discussing professional work attire. The...

Press | Employment Law
Posted: 23 Sep 2021



A comprehensive guide to establishing a closed or open-end investment fund in Mauritius

Mauritius is an island off Africa's southeast coast located in the Indian Ocean and east of Madagascar. It is geologically...

Article | Banking & Finance | Corporate
Posted: 23 Sep 2021



HR Grapevine features Amanda Lennon on sexist language

Our Employment Partner Amanda Lennon has been featured in leading HR title HR Grapevine, discussing sexist language in the...

Press | Employment Law
Posted: 21 Sep 2021



Dhana Doobay proud to have been part of judging panel for World Communication Awards 2021

After a particularly challenging year for the Communications sector around the World, our TMT Partner, Dhana Doobay is...

News | Technology | Telecoms
Posted: 16 Sep 2021



Startups features Samar Shams on immigration rules for SMEs

Samar Shams, an Immigration and Global Mobility Partner at Spencer West discusses what SMEs need to know about the new...

Press | Immigration & Global Mobility
Posted: 14 Sep 2021



What happens after the furlough scheme ends?

When does the furlough scheme end? The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), or furlough as it is better known, was extended...

Article | Employment Law
Posted: 14 Sep 2021



Simeon Spencer discusses legal recruitment with Law Society Gazette

The Law Society Gazette explores how the pandemic has changed law firms, their people and how the legal recruitment market is...

Press | General
Posted: 14 Sep 2021



Fashion brand Hush features Amanda Lennon in article on ‘digital nomads’

Amanda Lennon, one of Spencer West’s employment partners is quoted in an article by fashion and lifestyle brand Hush...

Press | Employment Law
Posted: 13 Sep 2021



David Rose Interview - Note Perfect

David Rose, Spencer West Partner specialising in Family and Property Litigation, talks about his love for opera...

News | ESG
Posted: 13 Sep 2021



Post-Brexit UK-EU business travel and remote deployments

In this article for International Employment Lawyer, Samar Shams explains the EU-UK Trade and Co-operation Agreement framework...

Article | Immigration & Global Mobility
Posted: 8 Sep 2021



HR Grapevine features Amanda Lennon on how HR teams can support staff worried about furlough ending

Amanda Lennon, one of Spencer West’s employment partners is featured in HR Grapevine, a leading website covering HR,...

Press | Employment Law
Posted: 7 Sep 2021



People Management features Samar Shams on the new High Potential Individual visa route

Spencer West’s Immigration and Global Mobility Partner Samar Shams is featured in People Management, the official online...

Press | Immigration & Global Mobility
Posted: 6 Sep 2021



Jack Khurana Interview - Released to Succeed

Jack Khurana, you’re a Spencer West Partner specialising in commercial disputes and employment law. You’ve had positive...

News | ESG | General
Posted: 3 Sep 2021



Spencer West's Director Group features in Law Society Gazette

News of the launch of our Director Group has been featured by leading legal trade publication, the Law Society Gazette. The...

Press | General
Posted: 31 Aug 2021



Remote control: Checking right to work documents for employees working from home

The Spencer West immigration team prepared this short summary of how to check employees’ documents by video conference in...

Article | Immigration & Global Mobility
Posted: 31 Aug 2021



Tax planning for individuals relocating to the UK

As the COVID regulations are eased, it is expected that more people will relocate to the UK. So, let us explain the...

Article | Tax
Posted: 31 Aug 2021



Injunction to stop Adjudication: Disputes Struck Out in Court

In the recent case of Marbank Construction Ltd v G & D Brickwork Contractors Ltd, [2021] EWHC 1985 (TCC), I was delighted...

Article | Construction, Engineering & Projects
Posted: 23 Aug 2021



UK’s Hydrogen Strategy

If low-carbon hydrogen (in particular, green hydrogen) is going to play the part that the Government would like it to play in...

Article | Construction, Engineering & Projects | Energy & Natural Resources | Infrastructure & Projects
Posted: 23 Aug 2021



International Employment Lawyer features Emma Gross on supporting vulnerable staff members

Featured with an article in International Employment Lawyer, our Employment Partner Emma Gross discusses how to support and...

Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 20 Aug 2021



The simple way to establish an investment fund in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)

Why? Creating a fund in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) offers a safe and regulated zone with which to develop...

Article | Banking & Finance | Corporate
Posted: 19 Aug 2021



Spencer West announces newly formed Director Group and makes key appointments in preparation for next phase of growth

Leading integrated fee-sharing law firm Spencer West announces the creation of a new Director Group to work closely and...

Press | Corporate | General
Posted: 18 Aug 2021



The easing of furlough within the fashion retail industry: Amanda Lennon quoted in Drapers

Our Employment Law Partner Amanda Lennon is quoted in leading fashion business publication Drapers on the impact of the end of...

Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 9 Aug 2021



Anne-Marie Hamer looks to the future of surrogacy law in Legal Futures

Our Family Law Partner Anne-Marie Hamer has been featured in Legal Futures as part of National Surrogacy Week, discussing the...

Press | Family Law | General
Posted: 5 Aug 2021



Jowanna Conboye quoted in Modern Law / CTS roundtable report on technology in the legal sector

Our Intellectual Property & Technology Partner Jowanna Conboye took part in the Modern Law and CTS roundtable on how the...

Press | Intellectual Property | Technology | General
Posted: 4 Aug 2021



Amanda Lennon gives her views on the landmark JWT sex discrimination case

Our Employment Partner Amanda Lennon has been featured in two publications, Campaign Live and Tech Register, with an article on...

Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 4 Aug 2021



Amanda Lennon raises concerns about implications of landmark sex discrimination case in International Employment Lawyer

Employment Partner Amanda Lennon has been featured in International Employment Lawyer with an op-ed piece on the landmark...

Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 2 Aug 2021



Digital News Bytes August 2021

Noteworthy digital trends impacting the Telecoms/TMT sector this month in brief: Outer Space sustainability, the next frontier...

News | Technology | Telecoms
Posted: 2 Aug 2021



South West Business Insider features Jowanna Conboye on protecting IP, post-Brexit

Our Intellectual Property and Technology Partner Jowanna Conboye has been featured in the July print edition of South West...

Press | Intellectual Property | General
Posted: 2 Aug 2021



Spencer West Announces UAE move as next stage in International Expansion Plans

Leading integrated fee-sharing law firm Spencer West announces the next stage of its international expansion with the opening...

News | Corporate
Posted: 29 Jul 2021



An Overview of Interlink Recruitment’s Q&A with our Managing Partner, Spencer West

Despite the coronavirus pandemic causing significant disruption within the legal sector and challenges for law firms, here at...

Article | Corporate
Posted: 28 Jul 2021



Employment partner Dr John McMullen assists Acas in its revision of its TUPE Guidance

ACAS is an independent public body that receives funding from the government and is a Crown non-departmental public body. Its...

News | Employment Law
Posted: 28 Jul 2021



International Employment Lawyer features Samar Shams on UK-EU travel post-Brexit

Our Immigration and Global Mobility Partner Samar Shams has written an article for International Employment Lawyer, discussing...

Press | Immigration & Global Mobility | General
Posted: 22 Jul 2021



Partner Spotlight: Giving Back

Dr John McMullen, Employment Partner with Spencer West, talks to Community Engagement Director Ian McDowell. John, as well as...

Article | ESG
Posted: 21 Jul 2021



Amanda Lennon outlines lessons on corporate culture from the Ikea privacy invasion case

In an opinion piece for leading industry publication International Employment Lawyer, Employment Partner Amanda Lennon...

News | Employment Law
Posted: 12 Jul 2021



Last-minute holiday requests explained by Jack Khurana for the Daily Mirror

Employment Partner Jack Khurana has been featured in the Daily Mirror, on the topic of whether employers should grant...

Article | Dispute Resolution | Employment Law
Posted: 12 Jul 2021



Jowanna Conboye provides expert advice around T&Cs in Images Magazine

Intellectual Property Partner Jowanna Conboye has been featured with a full page article in the July edition of Images...

Press | Intellectual Property | General
Posted: 9 Jul 2021



Partner raises concerns over local Council's misuse of public health regulations

Commercial Dispute Resolution Partner Paolo Caldato has been featured in local London publication Shepherds Bush W12, part of...

Press | Dispute Resolution | General
Posted: 6 Jul 2021



Senior Partner Simeon Spencer makes the case for lawyers working from anywhere

We're delighted that Senior Partner Simeon Spencer has been quoted in a Law Society Gazette feature, looking at the pandemic's...

Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 6 Jul 2021



Update on Coronavirus and UK immigration

This update highlights the available policy information, the problems posed for visa holders and their employers and what they can do...


Article | Immigration & Global Mobility | COVID-19 | Post-Brexit
Posted: 5 Jul 2021



Update from Amanda Lennon on SEISS grants in the Express

Featured in the Express, Employment Partner Amanda Lennon looks at updates to the government's SEISS scheme for the...

Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 5 Jul 2021



Lessons from Matt Hancock for employers - Amanda Lennon explains a key takeaway in HR Grapevine

Employment Partner Amanda Lennon has been featured in leading industry trade publication, HR Grapevine, discussing lessons for...

Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 5 Jul 2021



New graduate visa route now open to international students in the UK

The new graduate route launched on 1 July 2021. This route allows international students to remain in the UK to work after...

Article | Immigration & Global Mobility
Posted: 1 Jul 2021



Digital News Bytes - June 2021

Some noteworthy digital trends currently impacting the Telecoms/TMT sector are outlined below: Digital...

News | Media & Advertising | Technology | Telecoms
Posted: 30 Jun 2021



Partner Spotlight: Stairway to Success

Shan Greer, you're a Spencer West Partner based in the Caribbean, specialising in commercial and construction work. Can you...

Article | ESG
Posted: 28 Jun 2021



Companies need effective leadership around vision and values, writes Amanda Lennon in The Times

We're delighted that Employment Law Partner Amanda Lennon has been featured with a Comment piece in The Times, discussing the...

Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 28 Jun 2021



Are your digital assets secure? Partner Hilesh Chavda issues timely warning over regulatory 'Wild West'

Our Private Client Partner Hilesh Chavda has been featured in Wealth Adviser, looking at regulation around digital assets. He...

Press | General
Posted: 28 Jun 2021



Business visitors to the UK – What companies need to know about immigration and tax

Speakers
Samar Shams of Spencer West LLP
Charlotte Hobrough of BDO


Webinar | Immigration & Global Mobility
Posted: 22 Jun 2021



Right to work checks in the not-so-remote future

The Government has published several new policy documents on conducting right to work checks after the post-Brexit transition...

Article | Immigration & Global Mobility
Posted: 21 Jun 2021



Partner Spotlight: A Noble Cause

Duncan McNair, you’re a partner at Spencer West specialising in contested probate and commercial/corporate litigation. In...

Article | ESG
Posted: 21 Jun 2021