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Permission in principle – growth, renewal, protect

The biggest shake up of the planning system since 1947 continues apace with the announcement, on 2 August, of government plans to create an automatic green light for development within specifically designated areas of the country.

Setting aside company transactions involving Jersey, Guernsey and BVI companies

Financial pressure can change perspectives on transactions – whether through the lens of an insolvent winding up, in the context of a counterparty or related interested party exploring ways in which they might unravel a transaction, or a new board considering whether a company can extricate itself from contractual arrangements that appear to have been subject to a conflict of interest or which were for an improper purpose.

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Latham goes in-house for latest infrastructure hire

Building on previous hires in the infrastructure space, Latham & Watkins has added a new partner from Omers’ in-house team. The US firm has hired John Guccione from Omers Infrastructure, where he was a managing director in the legal team. He joined in 2010 when the business was still called Borealis. Prior to that he […]

Virtual Events launch with IHFS 2020

The first of The Lawyer’s fully virtual events, the 2020 In-house Financial Services Virtual Conference, was held across three days on 30th June – 2nd July. Watch our case study video to see what we did, and to hear what our participants and sponsors had to say about their experience. The In-house Financial Services Virtual […]

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Black Lives Matter: an open letter from BCLP London head Segun Osuntokun

I hope that 2020 will be remembered as the year that uncomfortable but important conversations were propelled into the spotlight. Events of the last two months have forced leaders to look at what we can – and must – do better.  As the managing partner of the largest office of a major international firm and […]

RPC’s profits dip in year of muted revenue growth

RPC’s profit per equity partner (PEP) dipped to £424,000 in the financial year 2019/20, while revenue nudged up slightly. The firm’s PEP figure had grown by a staggering 27 per cent to £433,000 the previous year. Over 2019/20, RPC’s revenue went up by 1.3 per cent to £110m from £108.6m. Revenue refers to the performance […]

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