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Acquisition agreements during Covid-19

Given the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is timely for us to look closely at material adverse change clauses in the context of a business acquisition.

Capital market trends and expectations for 2021

It has certainly been a profound start to a new decade thus far, and after the events of 2020, what have we noticed in terms of new stock exchange listing trends and what do we anticipate for this current calendar year?

The new how: thriving on change

The world is changing. At lightning-fast speed. This white paper, prepared as part of The Lawyer’s Smarter Working Week, looks at the main drivers for change in more detail and how you can prepare for ‘change3’.



Linklaters boosts parental leave by 10 weeks

Linklaters is increasing its parental leave allowance by 10 weeks, as part of a drive to modernise its policies and give both parents a sufficient amount of time to spend with their newborn. The firm is offering UK employees a total of 12 weeks paid parental leave from the start of January, which will be […]

Sidley Austin promotes City duo in 30-strong round

Sidley Austin has elected 30 new partners, including a lawyer duo in London. Out of the 30 promoted worldwide, Alastair Hopwood in commercial litigation and disputes and Michelle Tong in private equity were the ones given the nod in the City office. Hopwood acts mostly for clients in the banking, financial services, insurance and reinsurance […]


Three firms win places on Odeon’s new panel

Eversheds Sutherland is one of three firms to have scored a place on Odeon Cinemas’ revised legal roster. Having consolidated the panel from ten firms to three, Eversheds Sutherland and Mills & Reeve have been selected as the cinema chain’s primary firms, to carry out full service work. While both firms are new appointments, Shoosmiths […]

Shearman and King & Spalding lead on takeover of Eddie Stobart

A pair of US firms have advised on the takeover bid of haulage company Eddie Stobart as its shareholders have approved its rescue by asset manager DBAY Advisors. King & Spalding’s London corporate partners William Charnley and Marcus Young advised Eddie Stobart, which had to secure £55m bailout funding from Douglas Bay Advisors, on the […]

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