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Virtual roundtable: In a period of unknown, how can we make a difference?

Following the success of our first Virtual Roundtable, we are pleased to announce details of the next session. The expert panel will continue their discussion around current priority pain points, challenges and opportunities. They will share more insights into the shifting workplace culture, and how they are adapting to new ways of working during the […]

Covid-19 – charity AGM restrictions in the Isle of Man

The COVID-19 pandemic and associated restrictions place unprecedented difficulties on Isle of Man registered charities holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM). Due to the recent implementation of measures regarding social distancing, isolation and restrictions on travel and movement, the logistics of a charity holding an AGM in the usual manner is not possible. The Isle of Man Attorney General has issued some guidance to assist Manx charities over the coming months.


Nabarros lands Salans corporate star

Nabarro Nathanson has recruited corporate partner Graham Stedman from Salans. Graham joined Salans from Theodore Goddard, where he was head of corporate, two years ago. He joins Nabarros’ corporate team, where he will focus on mergers and acquisitions. Nabarro Nathanson senior partner Simon Johnston said: “This is a strong, strategic appointment for us, and reaffirms […]

Negotiating fees: know your worth

Blindly slashing fees is not the way to win work. Kate Fleming reports on providing value for money Ask most partners or fee-earners what scares them most and the answer is likely to be negotiating fees. In today’s climate, clients can flex their financial muscles and the pressure to negotiate is high. Don’t assume you […]

Latham star quits for Tennenbaum Capital Partners

The former global co-chair of Latham & Watkins’ M&A practice has joined Tennenbaum Capital Partners as a managing partner. Hugh Steven Wilson retired from Latham at the beginning of the year to join the California-based private investment firm. Wilson has been Tennebaum’s primary outside counsel since the firm was launched in 1986. He has worked […]

Healy-Pratt, James – Hot 100

In a busy year for the insurance industry, James Healy-Pratt has been busier than many, his remit extending far beyond those of most in-house lawyers. As general counsel for Amlin, Healy-Pratt kicked off the year by announcing the underwriter’s first ever corporate legal panel. Since then he has been advising Amlin on a range of […]

Bromwich, Simon – Hot 100

Simon Bromwich has been in his post at Ashurst for exactly a year. The City firm ousted its managing partner Justin Spendlove early last January following the failed merger attempt with Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson. Spendlove stormed off to former beau Fried Frank and Bromwich came in on a mandate to cut costs […]

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