The Sherrards Blog: international

Are we moving into a cognitive era for professional firms?

7th February 2017

Artificial intelligence technologies such as IBM Watson are a paradigm shift for professional firms according to speaker Mike Platt who presented at the Alliott group North America Leadership Meeting in Miami. Keynote speaker Mike Platt of INSIDE Public Accounting shared his views on trends in the professional services sector. The future is …

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Are we moving into a cognitive era for professional firms?

“Won’t you stay another day?” : Supreme Court hands MPs vote to start Brexit process  

2nd February 2017

R (MILLER) V SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EXITING THE EUROPEAN UNION Gordon Nardell QC andTom Leary examine the Supreme Court’s judgment in Miller [2017] UKSC 5 and ask where it leaves the Crown’s prerogative power to conduct foreign affairs Forget the experts.With William Hill offering odds of 5/2 (a 28% …

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“Won’t you stay another day?” : Supreme Court hands MPs vote to start Brexit process   

Global Round Table Highlights Uncertainty in M&A Environment but Provides Reasons to be Optimistic

28th November 2016

A recent international round table discussion focused on mergers and acquisitions involved members of Alliott Group’s Corporate Finance / M&A Group and explored reasons for the decline in overall deal volume in 2016, trends in the market and the impact of reforms and regulations implemented at national and international levels.  …

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Global Round Table Highlights Uncertainty in M&A Environment but Provides Reasons to be Optimistic

Head of Sherrards’ China Desk shares platforms with Berkeley Homes across China

21st November 2016

Sherrards’ Head of China Desk, Laurel Zhang, has recently completed a whirlwind tour of China, alongside leading British homebuilder Berkeley Homes, and one of the foremost UK/Chinese estate agencies, City Wharf, speaking at various symposia on what is required to enter the British property market, and what is attractive about …

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Head of Sherrards’ China Desk shares platforms with Berkeley Homes across China

Sherrards Solicitors Strengthens International Connections Through Commonwealth Trade Initiative

1st June 2016

Alliott Group, Sherrards international affiliation, is now an official Commercial Partner in the Commonwealth Trade Initiative.  This positions Sherrards as a preferred law firm supplier to businesses trading throughout the Commonwealth. The relationship extends Sherrards  reach to a number of new countries and offers the firm access to commercial and …

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Sherrards  Solicitors Strengthens International Connections Through Commonwealth Trade Initiative

Hong Kong and Chinese laws aren’t the same; don’t give clocks and other essential tips to doing business in China.

18th May 2016

There was standing room only at Going Global Live when Laurel Zhang Head of Sherrards Solicitors’ Chinese Desk and   Jon Luk, Head of Alliotts China Desk and guided businesses through the pitfalls to avoid when doing business in China. Going Global Live, held at London’s Excel recently, is the UK’s …

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Hong Kong and Chinese laws aren’t the same; don’t give clocks and other essential tips to doing business in China.
International | , , | Posted by: Melissa Menelaou

Tips for overcoming language and cultural barriers when doing business in China

9th May 2016

There are some vast cultural differences when it comes to doing business with Chinese counterparts, and in order to have a successful working relationship it is imperative that you fully understand and embrace these differences. Here are some tips to help you when doing business in China. Relationships are key …

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Tips for overcoming language and cultural barriers when doing business in China

East Meets West

24th March 2016

Laurel (XueYing) Zhang, a native Mandarin speaker from Beijing and head of Sherrards’ China and Far East desk, is the new driving force behind the firm’s strategy to provide specialist tailored legal support to Chinese investors entering the UK. Over the last few years, Sherrards has built up vast experience …

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East Meets West

Sherrards meets Law Society President Jonathan Smithers at Chinese New Year reception

16th March 2016

Laurel Zhang (head of the Sherrards China Desk) together with Paul Marmor (head of International Services) with Jonathan Smithers, President of the Law Society, at a Law Society reception celebrating the Chinese New Year – the year of the Monkey. The Chinese new year of the ‘Red Fire Monkey’ is considered auspicious …

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Sherrards meets Law Society President Jonathan Smithers at Chinese New Year reception

Sherrards and the Alliott Group exhibiting at Going Global in May 2016

7th March 2016

As part of international alliance Alliott Group, Sherrards will be exhibiting at the Going Global conference in May. Going Global is the top UK national exhibition for businesses that are looking to expand internationally, export products or set up overseas operations. With 170 member firms in 70 countries worldwide, the …

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Sherrards and the Alliott Group exhibiting at Going Global in May 2016
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