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Startup Series – II – Building Your Company

I. INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING COMPANY FOR STARTUPS In the first article of our startup series, we have mentioned crowdfunding, which is a contemporary and interesting topic, and dwelled on the conditions of using crowdfunding as an alternative financing source in your company. For the second article of our series, we want to turn our course back a little bit, to the period when your ideas and your startup are slowly maturing. One of the most important questions in mind during the initial period when there is no legal entity yet when there is just you and perhaps your partner, your opinion and effort are undoubtedly “Will we establish a company?”

Why now is the time for a first-class outsourced switchboard

Where others see obstacles, let us see opportunities. Now we are starting to move back into our offices, we’re all looking for ways to make improvements and savings. Especially with additional measures in place to receive staff and visitors. Here is how outsourcing your switchboard can greatly improve your front of house team. And ultimately, your firm’s operations.

Employers should prepare for long-term changes to the world of work

There are of course many negatives arising from the crisis presented by COVID-19. However, there could be real benefits for businesses and their staff if we take some of the opportunities that have been presented and do not just look to revert to the old ways of doing things.


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UK 200: The business of law

To purchase access to the full report visit or contact Daniela Badcock on +44 (0) 207 970 4582 Who do you see in the bathroom mirror each morning? A lawyer? A businessperson? Both? The idea that law firms need to ensure that they operate in a financially sustainable way is hardly a new one. The […]


Court of Appeal calls in the cameras

Television cameras have been granted access to the Court of Appeal after a near 90-year ban on filming was lifted. Broadcasters will be allowed to film the legal arguments and the final judgment in criminal and civil cases at the Court of Appeal from today (31 October). Victims, witnesses, defendants and jurors will not be filmed. […]

Allen & Overy advises Lloyds Banking Group on the sale of select Australian businesses

Allen & Overy has acted as joint legal adviser with Minter Ellison to Lloyds Banking Group in respect of the sale of select Australian businesses. The group has agreed the sale of its Australian asset finance business, Capital Finance Australia, and its corporate loan portfolio, BOS International Australia, to Westpac Banking Corporation for approximately AUD1.55bn […]

Law Society

Law Society poaches A&O’s Denyer for new City management role

Allen & Overy (A&O) global capital markets partner Stephen Denyer, who has been instrumental in building up the firm’s global network, is leaving to become The Law Society’s City and international chief.  Denyer will up take up the role, a new one for The Law Society, next spring. He leaves behind a position that has […]

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