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Who should pay for fire safety building remediation costs?

In December 2020, we reported on the vote by the House of Lords on amendments to the Fire Safety Bill relating to the remediation costs associated with the replacement of the dangerous cladding panels and other fire safety defects. Both the Fire Safety Bill and the Building Safety Bill are anticipated to come into effect early this year.

‘Diversity is a given, Inclusion is a choice’ – actionable ideas

In our 3rd blog in the series, ‘Diversity is given, Inclusion is a choice’, Annelieke Jense and Frouke Horstmann provide practical ways based on their experience working with clients on how organisations can create a true inclusive culture by installing processes that mitigate unconscious biases.

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The Lawyer Working Parents Survey

We’re gathering the experience and opinions of working parents during the Covid-19 pandemic. If that’s you, we’d appreciate if you could take the time to fill out our anonymous survey. We are after both quantitative and qualitative information so do feel free to make liberal use of the free text boxes. We are also open […]

Laura King Clifford Chance

Retirement sparks search for senior HR hire at Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance‘s longstanding head of people and talent is set to retire after more than 20 years, with the firm scanning the market for a replacement. Partner Laura King was also a member of the executive leadership and operations group at the magic circle firm, where she has led the global HR function. She joined […]

Revealed: The Top 20 Cases of 2021

This year, the courts play host to a series of long-running financial and competition cases, while it looks like UK Government lawyers will be extremely busy.

Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie backtracks on size of new London office

Baker McKenzie will be taking significantly less space in its new London office at 280 Bishopsgate than it originally planned as a direct result of the pandemic, The Lawyer can reveal. Last July, Bakers confirmed it would be relocating its London office to 280 Bishopsgate from 100 New Bridge Street, where it currently occupies around […]

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