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COVID-19 has put many businesses in a difficult financial situation

Although the Government recognised this by pushing the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 through Parliament to try and stem the inevitable wave of insolvencies, directors and owners cannot afford to take their eyes off the ball for a second.


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Cleary makes up City duo in all-male promos round

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton has unveiled its latest round of partner promotion, with two making the grade in London. The firm has promoted seven male associates to its partnership this year, with the majority in the US. The firm has also promoted three associates to counsel. The two promotions in London is the highest […]

DWF’s cost-cutting plan drives healthier interim results

DWF has managed to decrease its net debt by £6m to £59m, after a slew of acquisitions and investments in the 2019/20 financial year had led figures to rise. The £59m figure comes as the firm added around £12m to its net debt in the last full financial year. In its interim trading statement, the […]

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Slaughters wins HM Treasury mandate for Covid-19 lending advice

Slaughter and May has added to its list of mandates from the UK Government, with the firm this time offering support around a lending facility for struggling companies. Slaughters has won the £400,000 mandate to advise HM Treasury with legal advice around the Covid Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF). Launched in March as a joint effort […]

Keystone named Firm of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2020

Keystone has been crowned Law Firm of the Year at The Lawyer Awards, in association with Travelers. It is the first time in the awards’ 26-year history that the top prize has been handed to a non-traditional law firm, but the coronavirus pandemic of the past year has vindicated Keystone’s model in spades and the […]

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