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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 […]



Challinors reshuffles after chief exec exit

West Midlands-based firm Challinors Solicitors has made a number of changes to its senior management structure following the retirement of its chief executive. Andy Hodges has been appointed as chief executive to succeed David Higson with immediate effect. Hodges joined the firm from Fraser Brown, where he was chief executive. Senior partner Trevor Lee has […]

Heller shakes up New York management

Heller Ehrman has appointed Ken Kirschner, the chair of its labour and employment group, as the firm’s new head of New York. Kirschner takes over from Joe McLaughlin, the litigation partner who has been office managing shareholder of New York since 2003, on 1 January 2008. Kirschner only joined Heller in early 2006 from Kelley […]

Healthcare head quits Mills & Reeve to join No5

No5 Chambers has hired Mills & Reeve head of healthcare David Lock to set up a new public law group. No5 Chambers has hired Mills & Reeve head of healthcare David Lock to set up a new public law group. Lock, a former government minister in the Lord Chancellor’s Department, leaves Mills & Reeve after […]


Mundays” /> “Small firms are an endangered species,” Mundays chief executive Bob Bruce claims. “That’s why I’m happy to talk to smaller firms,” he adds, even though Mundays just last month announced the completion of a merger with Cobham-based property outfit Browns Solicitors. The merger saw Mundays’ property department increase its fee-earner count to 37. […]

Holman snares CC’s sole shipping partner

Clifford Chance‘s last remaining shipping partner has left for Holman Fenwick & Willan. Head of shipping Mark Morrison will join Holman as a partner with his three-strong team, which includes associates Judith Prior, Sarra Kay and Amanda Rathbone. Clifford Chance is the last magic circle firm to drop its shipping practice. The departures follow a […]

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