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Sending in the bailiffs… no longer an option for landlords

On 15 September 2020, the government announced further measures to protect commercial tenants from recovery action by restricting the ability of landlords to recover unpaid rent by utilising the Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery process (“CRAR”).

What price do you put on the environment?

The pandemic has challenged a lot of the ways we do things, and large scale on-site catering has been subject to more change than most. For some, this has meant the logistical challenge of delivering meals to residents at a distance from a central kitchen, and alongside the physical distribution, this has brought about the need to procure packaging for hot meals.

SMAs – a phoenix from the flames of Covid-19?

One of the consequences of the slowdown in fundraising caused by the recent pandemic seems to have been an increase in the use of Separately Managed Accounts as investment vehicles.

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Cooley’s City office attracts second Hogan Lovells partner in two years

Nearly two years after bringing in Hogan Lovells’ product liability head Rod Freeman, Cooley has hired another partner from the firm to boost its IP department. The West Coast US firm has recruited partner Charlie Winckworth, making him the firm’s first City lateral hire in nearly a year. Winckworth has spent his 14-year-long career at Hogan Lovells, […]

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Cooley nears decision on 2020 office move

Cooley is poised to take up new office space in TwentyTwo Bishopsgate, with the firm understood to be leaving the building that has housed it since launching in London in 2015. The firm is expected to move from 69 Old Broad Street into the new building in early 2020. The development, which comprises 62 storeys, is […]

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Three lawyers make the grade in Cooley’s first City promos

Cooley has announced its first round of City promotions since opening its doors in London over three years ago. The US firm has made up three new partners in London out of a total of 19 globally, beefing up its corporate and litigation teams. Aaron Archer will be a partner in the venture capital practice, […]

Linklaters

Linklaters hires autistic IT consultants to “fill skills gap”

Linklaters has hired three new professionals on the autism spectrum who will work on IT projects as part of an ongoing partnership that aims to improve diversity and inclusion within the firm. The project, which started last April, was developed in partnership with social enterprise Auticon, which exclusively employs technology consultants on the autism spectrum. […]

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