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On 9 December 2020 the Government confirmed that the evictions ban on commercial tenants for non-payment of rent will be extended until the end of March 2021, protecting business owners affected by COVID-19.

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BCLP property commitments skyrocket ahead of City HQ move

Ahead of its move to new City headquarters, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) has committed nearly five times more on new lease arrangements compared to last year. According to its LLP acounts, BCLP has set aside over £86m in operating lease committments, reflecting for the first time the costs associated with its London office move. […]

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Deloitte Legal raids BCLP for its first chief tech officer

Deloitte Legal is to bring in Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner’s (BCLP) legal operations director as its first chief technology officer, as the Big Four increasingly target private practice to fill their legal teams. The Lawyer understands Bruce Braude is joining Deloitte Legal, having spent a little more than a year at merged firm BCLP as director […]

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BCLP doubles down on consulting units with new legal ops and innovation service line

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) is looking for ways to convey legal advice by using technology platforms and expanding its legal operations capabilities as part of a new service, as firms increasingly open departments aimed specifically at diversifying their offerings. The new service, called BCLP Cubed, will be spearheaded by senior partner Neville Eisenberg as […]

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Jones Day partner leaves firm amid Ocado controversy

The Jones Day partner accused of ordering the destruction of documents in a high-profile case related to Ocado, has now left the US firm. It was reported by The Lawyer In November that Ocado was pursuing a committal application against Raymond McKeeve, alleging he “interfered with the due administration of justice” by intentionally destroying “confidential […]

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