Bitcoin

Picture of a bitcoinThe rapidly developing area of Fintech has been hard to miss in the news and top company rankings over the past few years. Whilst this is seen by many as the buzzword within financial services, many lawyers I have spoken to are unsure as to; what the sector covers, how to get into it and what it’s actually like to work in such an innovative new sector.

Palm trees, a beach and the sea on a sunny day

Palm trees, a beach and the sea on a sunny dayBucket and spade – check, speedos – check…… Work phone and laptop with full remote login capabilities… Hmmm.

VAT (Value Added Tax) on stacks of gold coins

VAT (Value Added Tax) on stacks of gold coinsThe six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) – UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and Oman – agreed in 2016 to introduce VAT as a means to diversify government revenue sources and reduce reliance on crude oil exports after oil prices made a sharp drop in mid-2014.

Man leaping into sky with a house in the shape of a cloud

Man leaping into sky with a house in the shape of a cloudWhile the initial outlay may be significant, the advantages of having an in-house lawyer are considerable, and can generate major efficiencies and other business benefits. Here are the key areas where they can make a real difference.

Sitting at a desk writing a plan

Sitting at a desk writing a planIf you really want to make the right impression and be that stand-out candidate, you absolutely need to present a business case that is detailed, tailored, punchy and robust.