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A word about sustainability

It is perhaps better to consider Sustainability in business as a continuum. What does this mean?

Business and HR professionals must avoid getting things wrong when they are right

By Nick McEwen The coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic crisis has brought with it the inevitable consequence of high levels of redundancies as organisation after organisation struggles to survive in the current economic climate. When a business finds itself in the unenviable position of having to make some of their employees redundant, HR professionals […]

Brexit: The final countdown to secure your workforce

By Tijen Ahmet In just 11 weeks, the UK is set to leave the EU, meaning now is the time for businesses to make any final preparations. On 31 December 2020, free movement will come to an end: a cause for concern for sectors such as construction, hospitality and leisure that rely on EU migrant […]

Why metadata matters in ediscovery

Metadata is data that summarizes other data. Every file saved on a computer includes some basic information about the file, enabling the computer’s operating system to be able to deal with it. The application in use (e.g., Microsoft Word) creates this behind-the-scenes information describing the information contained on a webpage, email, document, or electronic file. […]

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Goodwin Procter reveals double digit revenue growth to $865m

Goodwin Procter’s 2015 year-end revenue rose by 10.2 per cent in 2015 from $785.5m to $865m (£599m), the firm has announced. Revenue per lawyer increased by 5.3 per cent from $1m to $1.1m, while average profit per partner jumped 14 per cent to nearly $2m from $1.7m. The firm enjoyed double-digit turnover growth this year, […]

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Goodwin Procter hires four Ashurst partners for Frankfurt launch

US firm Goodwin Procter is opening its first office in mainland Europe, hiring four Ashurst partners to launch its Frankfurt base.  Real estate partners Marc Bohne and Peter Junghänel will kickstart Goodwin Procter’s German launch, with Junghänel having served as Ashurst’s Germany managing partner between 2009 and 2013.  They will be joined by finance partner […]

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Gordon Dadds backtracks on plan to acquire Ince’s entire global network

Gordon Dadds’ takeover of Ince & Co’s UK LLP business has completed today, although several of Ince’s international offices will not be joining the merger owing to “time-consuming” regulatory processes. Gordon Dadds confirmed it is acquiring the UK LLP of Ince, which includes London, Shanghai and Beijing. Ince’s other international offices are not joining in the […]

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