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An asset tracer’s alphabet

In this short piece, the first in a series of articles shining light on the topic, Schillings’ specialist investigator picks some of the key, basic definitions that an asset tracer should be all too familiar with.

Keeping track of positive covenants

If they can be enforced, positive covenants can be troublesome for buyers and developers alike. But due care can bring any obligations to light during a transaction and help manage them.


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Career clinic: What can I do about a clash of personalities?

Two of my direct reports really don’t get on with each other. They are both capable lawyers but have very different personality types. This all came to a head last autumn after the end of a project when it was clear that they had been clashing. They’re both brilliant lawyers and could easily get a […]

Pinsent Masons

Pinsents combines NewLaw arm into one profit-making group

Pinsent Masons is launching a new practice group that will embed the various strands of its NewLaw offering. The new division, dubbed professional services group, brings together the alternative offerings developed by the firm over the past few years. They include flexible resourcing and managed services business Vario, led by managing director Matthew Kay with […]

Gibson Dunn goes in-house for investigations lateral

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has gone in-house for its latest London lateral hire, bringing in an expert from Morgan Stanley. The London office of the US firm has brought in Matthew Nunan, who until now was managing director and EMEA head of conduct risk at the financial institution. He will work on financial regulatory investigations […]

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