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Water (power) march! An overview of the new funding system for hydropower

By Felix Schneider, Philipp Strondl On September 16, 2020, the eagerly awaited draft of the federal law on the expansion of energy from renewable sources (Renewable Expansion Law –  EAG ) was submitted for assessment. Comments on this can only be submitted until October 28, 2020. The draft brings significant changes to the funding system for hydropower plants and is intended […]

Personal injury compensation claims – How to obtain an award appropriate to the financial implications of the injury

By Piero Mastrosimone Nobody can possibly tell when they may have the misfortune to have a serious or life-changing accident. Rarely does anyone plan their response to such an event. It goes without saying that any severe accident is devastating but an accident abroad can be overwhelming. The Association of British Insurers (ABI)  report 3,000 British […]

The ediscovery process from start to finish

Discovery, an all-too-familiar term for most legal professionals, is the litigation phase during which the parties dispute and exchange information and evidence relevant to the lawsuit. So that being said, what exactly is ediscovery? Electronic discovery, commonly known as ediscovery, is exchanging electronically stored information (ESI) during the discovery process. Discoverable ESI typically includes relevant […]

State of calamity and state of emergency

The state of emergency started in Portugal at 00.00 a.m. of 19 March, enacted through Decree of the President of the Republic no. 14-A/2020, of 18 March. Having been renewed twice through Decree no. 17-A/2020, of 2 April, and Decree no. 20-A/2020, of 17 April, the state of emergency was extended until 11:59 p.m. of […]

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Heenan, Rachael – Capsticks

Rachael Heenan has been senior partner at Capsticks for less than a year, but she has already overseen a transition that will change the way the firm is seen in the market. Not content to stand still, Heenan joined Capsticks from DAC Beachcroft in 2014 because it was “one step ahead”. Her achievements so far […]

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Guest, Mary – Lucozade Ribena Suntory

Former Linklaters associate Mary Guest joined Lucozade Ribena Suntory in the summer 2017. It was her first foray into the FMCG sector and a step-change from private practice. Guest clearly enjoys a challenge. She has soared through what could have been a difficult transition to a prominent in-house role in record time. She has quickly […]

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Sandry, Vicky – Sky UK and Ireland

Working 3.5 days a week, Vicky Sandry is a strong advocate of career development and flexibility. She began her career at Sky as a competition and regulatory lawyer in 2005. Since 2016 she has been general counsel. Sandry leads a department of over 130 staff that provides legal support to Sky’s UK and Ireland business. […]

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Joshi, Vidisha – Hodge Jones & Allen

2017 saw the first-ever major leadership change at Hodge Jones & Allen (HJA) when founding member Patrick Allen stood down as head of the firm after 40 years. Allen handed the reins to personal injury head Vidisha Joshi who, at 39, is one of the youngest lawyers in the country to run a major firm. […]

Ece Gürsoy, Global Ports Holdings

Gürsoy, Ece – Global Ports Holdings

  Until the end of 2017 Ece Gürsoy was chief legal officer and company secretary of renewables company Lightsource. For six years, she helped the company become the leading utility scale solar power generator in the UK. Gürsoy joined the company in 2011. Having started her life in law practising in Turkey, she requalifyed as […]

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