Menu

Exploring Bitcoin and jurisdiction

04-08-2022

Exploring Bitcoin and jurisdiction

Are cryptocurrencies outside the reach of conventional law? Rayshum Khan, paralegal in the Criminal Litigation department, examines an intriguing case that presented a dilemma for judges when it came before the High Court. On March 25 2022...

Read more

Success in whistleblowing and H & S claims

04-07-2022

Success in whistleblowing and H & S claims

RFB’s Employment Team has successfully acted on behalf of a Forklift Truck Driver who was suspended and then dismissed by his employer for whistleblowing about dangerous loading of pallets in a warehouse. The Facts The Claimant was oper...

Read more


Pets and Social Media

21-06-2022

<br /> Pets and Social Media

Pets have become a staple of content and at times a revenue generator for their owners (and sponsors). The question is,  does a pet have rights in Social Media law? Can the pet financially benefit? What are Pet-nups? And what are the Famil...

Read more

Risks of Sanction Law Violations

01-06-2022

Risks of Sanction Law Violations

Navigating the world of sanctions law successfully demands a laser-sharp approach. Overlapping laws and sources and, in some instances, contradictory obligations between jurisdictions create a high probability of falling foul of one or mor...

Read more


Rakeebah Rahim - not your usual managing partner

31-03-2022

<br /> Rakeebah Rahim - not your usual managing partner

From being a 16-year-old school-leaver working in a café to managing one of London’s most dynamic law firms might not be the most usual career trajectory, but Ronald Fletcher Baker’s Rakeebah Rahim is not your usual managing partner. A...

Read more



To Infinity – and it’s gone!

21-04-2022

<br /><br />To Infinity – and it’s gone!

Rayshum Khan, a paralegal in the Litigation Department, outlines the latest heist on Axie Infinity in what is believed to be the biggest cryptocurrency hack in the history of De-Fi. Axie Infinity is a NFT-based online video game known for ...

Read more

Can companies with one director and model articles make valid decisions?

20-04-2022

Can companies with one director and model articles make valid decisions?

Rebecca Sewali, a solicitor in the Corporate and Commercial department discusses the ‘weight’ of the recent High Court case of Fore Fitness Investments Holdings Ltd [2022] EWHC 191 (Ch). Can companies with one director and model article...

Read more



Sink or Swim

18-07-2021

<br /><br />Sink or Swim

The war in Ukraine has some interesting consequences for those live or making a living in social media, both in terms of content and commerce. Date: 19 April 2022

Read more


Lawyers Must Get to Grips With Cryptocurrency

18-07-2021

<br />Lawyers Must Get to Grips With Cryptocurrency

Earlier this year, one of the UK’s most senior judges urged lawyers to become familiar with cryptocurrency. Here, Rayshum Khan, paralegal in the Criminal Litigation department... Date: 25 March 2022

Read more

Lambo to the Moon and Trademark (NFT Artist Defences or NAD Part…

22-03-2022

Lambo to the Moon and Trademark (NFT Artist Defences or NAD Part 1)

Is Lamborghini’s Trademark infringement claim on NFT Artwork legitimate under English Law? If so, what does it mean for artists and brands?

Read more

Government’s answer to COVID commercial rent arrears

18-07-2021

Government’s answer to COVID commercial rent arrears

The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill (“the Bill”)is anticipated to become law from 25 March 2022. This is the Government’s solution to the estimated total of £7.5 billion of commercial rent arrears caused by COVID. Date: 17 March ...

Read more

Considerations for GCC businesses in light of Russia-Ukraine conflict

18-07-2021

Considerations for GCC businesses in light of Russia-Ukraine conflict

Piers Desser, our Criminal Litigation Partner, writes for Lexis Nexisabout the key considerations for GCC businesses in the light of the Russian-Ukraine conflict. Date: 15 March 2022

Read more


LIBOR to SONIA – the final stretch of the transition

18-07-2021

<br />LIBOR to SONIA – the final stretch of the transition

As we enter the final stages of the transition from LIBOR to SONIA, Ahmed Butt a Trainee Solicitor in the Corporate and Commercial department, outlines the transition and changes in law thus far, as well as the related... Date: 1 March 2...

Read more


Police Withdrawal of Account Freezing Order

18-07-2021

<br />Police Withdrawal of Account Freezing Order

We are pleased to announce that, on 14 February 2022, Metropolitan Police Service agreed to withdraw its application for account freezing order and released our client’s funds.

Read more


Can Cryptocurrency Be Held on Trust?

18-07-2021

<br />Can Cryptocurrency Be Held on Trust?

For what is believed to be the first time ever, a UK court has considered whether cryptocurrency can be held on trust. Here, Rayshum Khan, paralegal in the Criminal Litigation department, outlines the case in question and ponders its implic...

Read more


Can a Will cancel my previous agreements?

18-07-2021

<br />Can a Will cancel my previous agreements?

In most cases, making a Will means that your affairs are finally put in order. Zyginta Urbonaite, a solicitor in the Private Client department explains how two recent court decisions offer important reminders that your Will can impact trust...

Read more

Deferred Prosecution Agreements – what they are and how they work

18-07-2021

Deferred Prosecution Agreements – what they are and how they work

In the second part of her article about legislation to combat international bribery, Ellen Sanchenko, Criminal Litigation solicitor, looks at Deferred Prosecution Agreements which were introduced with the intention of avoiding lengthy and e...

Read more

Limitations of attorneys under Lasting Powers of Attorney to make gifts

18-07-2021

Limitations of attorneys under Lasting Powers of Attorney to make gifts

Lasting Powers of Attorney for property and financial affairs give attorneys wide powers to manage the donor’s assets. However, as Katharine Whittingham explains, the recent case of Chandler v Lombardi confirms that these powers do not ne...

Read more

The UK and the UAE strike landmark partnership deal to tackle illicit…

18-07-2021

The UK and the UAE strike landmark partnership deal to tackle illicit financial flows

Rayshum Khan, of Ronald Fletcher Baker’s Criminal Litigation Department, discusses a new agreement between the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates and looks into the effect it could have on extradition treaties between the two cou...

Read more

After Brexit: 5 Ways for Investors to Invest and Immigrate to The…

18-07-2021

After Brexit: 5 Ways for Investors to Invest and Immigrate to The United Kingdom

The United Kingdom (“UK”) is one of the most attractive places in the world to live, to do business and invest. The UK also boasts some of the world’s best Universities and many investors are drawn to this when they buy properties and...

Read more


OnlyFans and Contracts - the importance of timing…

06-09-2021

<br /> OnlyFans and Contracts - the importance of timing…

The recent news of OnlyFans trying to update (or clean up) its image, which has been likened at times to a porn site with a subscription service, has left me thinking about the commercial contractual consequences for Creators. The purge of ...

Read more