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Pubs, bars and restaurants using apps – managing Covid-19 restrictions

Covid-19 restrictions on the leisure, food & drink sector were relaxed in England on the 4 July, with other nations in the UK on differing timetables, and businesses are turning to app-based solutions to aida transition back to some form of normality. This briefing covers considerations for procuring and deploying mobile apps to manage Covid-19 restrictions.

Government announces £80m investment to cut emissions from homes and industry

As part of its decarbonisation agenda the Government has announced that it will invest nearly £80 million towards reducing carbon emissions across homes and energy intensive businesses. The announcement forms part of wider efforts to ensure the UK meets its legally binding target to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Angola: Mergers & Acquisitions 2020

Susana Almeida Brandão (Managing Associate) and Vanusa Gomes (Managing Associate of ASP Advogados – VdA Legal Partners member in Angola) write a chapter for ICLG Mergers & Acquisitons 2020, an international guide that compares legislation from around the world. The lawyers write the Angola chapter where they explain and develop the country’s mergers and acquisitions […]


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MoFo strikes Freshfields again with NY hire

Morrison & Foerster (MoFo) has hired another M&A partner from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in New York, making it the US firm’s second magic circle recruit in two months. This time, MoFo has turned to partner Omar Pringle, who spent almost twelve years at Freshfields. He was promoted to partner in 2017. He specialises in cross-border […]


TLT leads on Boohoo brand acquisition

TLT and Manchester-based firm Pannone Corporate were the two firms on call as online retailer Boohoo acquired the remaining stake in the PrettyLittleThing brand. Boohoo bought the 34 per cent of women’s clothing brand PrettyLittleThing that it did not already own, valued at up to £323.8m, having acquired a majority 66 per cent stake back […]


The great British hire-freeze

A fog has descended on the recruitment market the likes of which has not been seen since the dark days of 2008/09. For a partner on the hunt for a cushty new job, the pickings are slim. More than 10 per cent of the UK Top 50 firms have implemented hire freezes as a result […]

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