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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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The Lawyer Awards 2018: Trailblazing firms in tech

In a legal market where the word ‘innovation’ risks being devalued as a result of everyone jumping on the technology bandwagon, it is refreshing to learn that there are still some firms and individuals blazing a 21st century trail. The firms shortlisted for the Most Innovative Use of Technology category all display genuine ground-breaking thinking […]

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Uber dealt High Court blow as TfL licence battle looms

Uber has suffered a setback in the High Court ahead of its widely anticipated licensing battle this summer, after a successful appeal by Transport for London (TfL). The TfL victory means the taxi app may have to establish a “voice contact facility” for customers to voice their complaints or concerns. Mr Justice Mitting had originally […]

LeapFrog takes on new general counsel after Linklaters exit

Emerging markets investment firm LeapFrog Investments has hired a new general counsel, three months after GC and Linklaters corporate partner Stuart Bedford exited to return to full-time private practice. LeapFrog has appointed Frances Holliday, who was general counsel at asset manager Kazimir Partners, to oversee the legal function of the London-based company. Holliday previously spent nearly a […]

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