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The future of Sheffield

Like many UK cities, Sheffield is going through a period of major transformation, offering modern new office space, repurposed buildings and making headway on its net zero ambitions.


After the pandemic: a good riddance to hot-desking

Until March, we were in a WeWork building. It was lovely. Great views of the South Bank and, in the distance, the City. The coffee was good. The loos were great. Even the DJ in the lobby lifted the spirits on a Monday morning.  Do I want to go back? Not enormously; I don’t miss […]

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Addleshaws’ managing partner secures third term

Addleshaw Goddard managing partner John Joyce has been re-elected for a third term, extending his tenure until 2025. Joyce’s new four-year term, which the firm said was uncontested, will start on 1 May 2021.  He was first appointed managing partner in May 2014, replacing Paul Devitt who stood down from the post a year early. […]

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Linklaters’ competition veteran heads back to the Bar

The longtime chairman of Linklaters’ global competition practice is going back to Monckton Chambers after 13 years at the magic circle firm. At Monckton, Christopher Bellamy QC will focus on arbitration and mediation, working on matters around competition and regulations. Bellamy had been at the magic circle firm since 2007; he first joined as a […]

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The Lawyer Awards: the 2020 shortlist

The Lawyer Awards is going virtual for 2020! The ceremony, in association with Travelers, will take place online on the afternoon of 3 November. Visit the awards website to register. Who is in the running for the coveted awards in 2020? The full shortlist is below… Barrister of the year Allison Clare, Red Lion Chambers […]

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