In-house interview: Real estate for the WhatsApp era
As GC for the European property side of investment advisory firm Tyndaris, Daniel Stengel is alert to the benefits of effective communication, and he demands that his external lawyers be equally switched on
In these exceptional circumstances, there are practical challenges which you are likely to encounter in the handling of business transactions and the day to day running of your operations. We have set out some guidance on such matters.
The outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus is a human tragedy affecting hundreds of thousands around the globe. Aside from the devastating effects on human health, the coronavirus is having a significant impact on the global economy, disrupting the way we live and work. This page contains links to the latest news and updates on the […]
MORRISONS DECISION: ‘GOLIATH’ BEATS 9,000 ‘DAVIDS’ TO AVOID CRIPPLING DATA BREACH COMPENSATION CLAIM On 1 April 2020, the Supreme Court handed down judgment1 in an eagerly awaited appeal by Morrisons Supermarket, ruling that it was not liable for the criminal acts of a rogue employee. The court’s unanimous decision will have data controllers everywhere breathing […]
Many parents are in shared childcare arrangements with their ex-spouses/partners and will have huge concerns around adhering to such arrangements in these unprecedented and immensely worrying times. We provide our top 10 tips for co-parenting during the coronavirus pandemic.
The European Commission is currently working on a proposal to postpone ‘the entry into force of the new medical device regulations (MDRs) for one year’ Stefan De Keersmaecker, a spokesperson for the European Commission has confirmed.
Gowling WLG has promoted six partners in a UK-focussed, all-male round. Five of the six new partners for the UK LLP sit in Gowling’s corporate, finance and tax group; Neil Hendron, Alasdair McKenzie, Chris Nyland, Navin Prabhakar and Tom Stockley. The only outlier is Matt Hervey, head of artificial intelligence (UK) at the firm, who […]
Atkin Chambers has brought in a partner from Reed Smith, as Shourav Lahiri becomes the second barrister to leave private practice for the Bar in as many weeks. Last week, The Lawyer reported that Stuart Isaacs QC has joined Wilberforce from King & Spalding and Atkin has followed suit in hiring the energy lawyer from Reed Smith. […]
WeWork’s first-ever European general counsel has exited after 18 months in the role. Sarah Nelson Smith joined the co-working platform in September 2018 as it looked to ramp up its legal capabilities outside the US. When it started the hunt for a European GC in April 2018, WeWork stated that a separate regional head was needed […]
Hogan Lovells purchased hundreds of laptops globally, as it emerged not enough equipment would be available when the firm carried out a remote working test last month. The hastened procurement effort was sparked by the realisation, during a firmwide remote working test, that a number of staff members in business services and secretarial functions were […]
The ever-expanding Paris office of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) has hired yet more lawyers from a boutique French firm, this time adding in employment and antitrust. The lawyers all join from Franklin; they are antitrust partner Julie Catala Marty, employment partner Claire Fougea and employment of counsel Marion Brière Ségala, who joins BCLP as […]
Wilberforce Chambers has secured the services of a high-profile silk from private practice, with Stuart Isaacs QC joining the set from King & Spalding. After a five-year stint as a partner in the global disputes team at King & Spalding, the commercial specialist will now resume his practice at the Bar. Isaacs is the second […]