Stephen Reilly

Partner, Stephen Reilly reviews this month’s Supreme Court decision in the Glasgow Rangers “big tax” case, highlighting an important success for HMRC in the ongoing tax avoidance war.

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Sadaff Habib

Benjamin Franklin rightly stated "In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes". The United Arab Emirates, a popular tax haven, will succumb to its first direct tax - the value added tax.

Sadaff Habib, of our Dubai office, discusses this decision and how it will impact the construction industry in the Middle East.

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Michelle Kilroy and Christian Carlyle

A new practice direction issued in April 2017 by the President of the Irish High Court intends to reduce the significant delay encountered by a successful party to litigation in recovering its costs from the other side, in situations where liability as to the payment of said costs is not in issue but taxation is necessary. The appointment of a second Taxing Master is also a welcome development in dealing with the long delays being experienced in the taxation of legal costs.

In this article, Michelle Kilroy and Christian Carlyle, discuss the new measures which aim to speed up what has been a regretfully slow process in Ireland over the past number of years.

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Andrew Croft & Simii Sivapalan

Publication: Construction Law

Our regular round up of the court cases of most interest to construction, by Simii Sivapalan and Andrew Croft looks at a decision shedding light on how the courts interpret the NEC3 'mutual trust and cooperation' obligations; and another highlighting the perils of lengthy and document heavy contracts.

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Will Buckby

Publication: CIHT’s Transportation Consultants Directory 2017

Beale & Company appear in the CIHT Transportation Consultants Directory 2017 - our Partner Will Buckby discusses technology and transport projects and the need for legal contracts to fully consider the important role which technology plays.

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Beale & Company and Griffiths & Armour

Beale & Company and Griffiths & Armour hosted a panel led discussion earlier this year entitled 'Professional Services Contracts - what is the new consensus?'. We were honoured to have Rosemary Jackson QC of Keating Chambers chair the panel of speakers. They consisted of Derek Turner, former Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Network Delivery & Development at Highways Agency, Steve Bamforth of Griffiths & Armour, Keith Broughton of Hochtief and Tom Pemberton of Beale & Company.

Here we provide a summary of the key points made during the panel discussion.

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Sadaff Habib

Recently, it was announced that a new draft arbitration law has been submitted to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan for his approval and that the law is likely to come into effect before the end of 2017. The draft law is said to be based on the UNCITRAL Model Law - which no doubt will be welcome news for many.

Sadaff Habib, a Solicitor in our Dubai office, discusses the draft and how it may effect arbitration law in the United Arab Emirates going forward.

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James Hutchinson

Beale & Company acted for the shareholders of structural consultant Sinclair Johnston & Partners, on its acquisition by global civil engineering consultant Byrne Looby.

James Hutchinson, a corporate Partner at Beale & Company, led the team advising the shareholders, and comments on this successful case.

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