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From press releases, brochures and useful fact sheets to commercial briefings and summaries of sector-related activity, we're always up-to-date with the latest business and legal developments.

We regularly produce e-bulletins and news alerts to ensure we keep our clients and contacts informed about topical matters which are likely to affect them. Our lawyers are also available to provide expert comment to journalists on the issues of the day. For any media enquiries, please contact our press team on 020 7457 3010 (or 07833 793595 for out of hours queries).

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Penningtons Manches advises on cross-border public takeover

We have advised drug discovery company Evotec on its takeover of Cyprotex via a scheme of arrangement. The acquisition valued Cyprotex’s share capital at £41.7 million.

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New foundation supports the fight against modern slavery

Penningtons Manches Charitable Foundation has been launched at a reception attended by UK Anti-Slavery Commissioner Kevin Hyland and  broadcaster Julie Etchingham.

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Brexit - what happens next?

We present a series of briefings produced by some of our practice area and sector teams on the key implications of the UK’s landmark decision to leave the EU for both businesses and private individuals.

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Court of Appeal refuses divorce request

The Court of Appeal's ruling in Owens v Owens, the 'most significant divorce case of the century so far', is expected to strengthen calls for Parliament to consider amending the law to introduce no-fault divorce.

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Penningtons Manches sponsors new technology network

We're delighted to be the founding sponsor of a new Oxford network called TechTonic which aims to address the lack of support for entrepreneurial women in the technology sector.

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Deals update

Our corporate team acted on over 110 transactions with an aggregate deal value in excess of £1 billion during 2016. A growing proportion were international and we also saw an increase in capital markets work and university spin-out deals.

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Unravelling the complexities of SDLT incorporation relief

Many property owners are looking at the possibility of transferring their properties to companies in order to avoid the restriction on income tax relief for mortgage interest payments.

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Employment alert

In the latest of our series of weekly employment alerts, we focus on Adesokan v Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd. The Court of Appeal ruled that an employer was entitled to dismiss for a serious failure to act, and not just for dishonesty or misconduct.

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