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On-demand webinar: Employee engagement and future HR trends Q&A webinar discussion

Andrew Rayment and Charlotte Smith (both Employment) presented a live Q&A webinar discussion on ‘Employee engagement and future HR trends’. Walker Morris employment lawyers were joined by Lisa Rowlinson-Brown, People Director at Symington’s, Steve Joyce, HR Director at Airedale International Air Conditioning and Catherine de la Poer, Leadership Developer at Halcyon Coaching.

Keeping expert evidence secret at an inquest

There has rightly been increasing emphasis since the Mid Staffs inquiry and other high media profile investigations, such as Hillsborough, on the responsibility of public bodies to be open and candid in all of their dealings with the Coroner.

Nautica Marine Limited v Trafigura Trading (The Leonidas)

On 28 July 2020 Foxton J handed down judgment in this important case concerning the effect of “subjects” in commercial negotiations, which contains a number of significant points of interest to those negotiating contracts, particularly in the charter market.

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Battens – Rising 50 – 2005

Turnover: £8.8m Revenue per partner: £400,000 Revenue per lawyer: £141,900 Total number of partners: 22 Total number of fee-earners: 183 Total number of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals, trainees etc): 62 Total number of support staff: 194 Offices: Crewkerne, Dorchester, Sherborne, Weymouth, Yeovil Equity structure: Merit Core business: Civil litigation, commercial, commercial property, employment, family, litigation, […]

Fountain Court – UK 100

Turnover: £27m Heads of chambers: Michael Lerego QC and Michael Brindle QC Total tenants (silks): 58(20) Door tenants: 5 Chambers contributions: 14 per cent Revenue per barrister: £423,000 Top cases last year: BCCI v Bank of England, Cable & Wireless v IBM United Kingdom, Westminister Consolidated v New York Bay International Ltd, Mahonia Ltd v […]

Warner Goodman & Streat – Rising 50 – 2005

Turnover: £9.02m Revenue per partner: £530,600 Revenue per lawyer: £167,000 Total number of partners: 17 Total number of fee-earners: 97 Total number of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals, trainees etc): 54 Total number of support staff: 160 Offices: Fareham, Park Gate, Portsmouth, Southampton, Waterlooville Equity structure: Partners are initially fixed-share, then equal shares on full equity […]

Stevens & Bolton- Rising 50 – 2005

Turnover: £11.1m Revenue per partner: £444,000 Revenue per lawyer: £179,000 Total number of partners: 25 Total number of fee-earners: 69 Total number of fee-earners (excluding consultants, paralegals, trainees etc): 62 Total number of support staff: 61 Office: Guildford Equity structure: Merit Core business: Full service Clients: Adecco Group, BOC Group, Elopak, Gallaher Group, Hays, Morse, […]

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