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Partners in crime? The pitfalls and risks in the new anti-bribery regime

A recent collaboration  between two members of Meritas, Isle of Man firm Laurence Leenan Advocates and Solicitors and Central London firm Howard Kennedy Fsi hosted a training session in respect of the new anti-bribery regime in the Isle of Man. The training was presented to a mixed audience of lawyers, accountants, corporate service providers, compliance and banking personnel, by Dan Hyde, who has specialised in high-value commercial fraud and complex city crime, and Hannah Bradshaw who… read more »

Anti-Bribery Event organised by Laurence Keenan

Public officials in the Isle of Man have a duty by law to report their suspicions to the authorities if they believe that bribery has taken place. It is a ‘significant’ difference to the UK in the recently introduced Briebery Act, 2013. Leading London barrister Tim Kendal revealed the new island law is very similar to the existing UK legislation apart from this clause. For more, follow the link below:… read more »

Courting a new Future

Ashley Sayle has now been accepted for a training contract with Laurence Keenan Advocates & Solicitors, commencing October 2013.  Ashley, originally from Peel, in the Isle of Man joined the firm in February 2013, having spent some years working as an administrator, and then as a Court Clerk, at the Isle of Man High Court. Looking forward to the next step on the career ladder, Ashley says ‘I’ve seen the law in practice from the… read more »

Flying the Flag for the Isle of Man

Legalink Conference – May 2013 Nicola Pitts and Stacey Meakin, Advocates of Laurence Keenan Advocates & Solicitors in Douglas recently attended a legal conference in Liverpool with more than 60 delegates from firms all over the world, taking with them Dr Ken Milne, Senior Manager for Energy Policy of the Department of Economic Development. Dr Milne gave presentations to the European Members group, and also to the special interest group for Natural Resources which were… read more »

Legalink Conference

Laurence Keenan of Laurence Keenan Advocates & Solicitors will be flying the flag for the Isle of Man at the forthcoming Legal Conference to be held in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. The Conference is to be hosted by Legalink, an International Network of Law Firms which has its financial roots and administration in the Isle of Man. Laurence Keenan Advocates & Solicitors have been a Member for some twenty years, during which time there have… read more »