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COVID-19 has put many businesses in a difficult financial situation

Although the Government recognised this by pushing the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 through Parliament to try and stem the inevitable wave of insolvencies, directors and owners cannot afford to take their eyes off the ball for a second.


Greencore Group

Greencore Group makes £258m recommended public bid for Hazlewood Foods. Greencore advised by Slaughter and May, Arthur Cox and Nauta Dutilh in UK, Irish and Dutch law respectively. Joint lead arrangers Schroder Salomon Smith Barney, the Royal Bank of Scotland and the Bank of Ireland advised by Linklaters & Alliance (Robert Elliott in the UK […]

Jargon busting-the a to z of new media

E: For some it is a harmless recreational pastime; for some it is a mind-expanding experience; for some it is a dangerous hallucinogenic that has swept the country dulling minds, creating obsessions and undermining traditional hierarchies; for some it is a costly craze, and for others a goldmine. Undoubtedly, E or e has become a […]

Buchanans takes on Tarlo Lyons partner

Pittsburgh firm Buchanan Ingersoll is taking on a partner from City media practice Tarlo Lyons to ramp up its technology capability. George Gardiner moves to the firm hot on the heels of top media and intellectual property lawyer Michael Henry, who joined Buchanans in August from H2O, formerly Henry Hepworth (The Lawyer, 14 August). Gardiner […]


Ntl/Travers Smith Braithwaite NTL has a large in-house team, both in the UK and internationally, and the majority of work is done internally, especially day-to-day needs. This is another reason why it does not need to have a vast external panel or a firm that is much larger than Travers Smith Braithwaite as its main […]

Hanson Waste

Hanson Waste Management wins planning permission from Kent County Council for a £100m energy from waste plant at Allington, near Maidstone. Hanson Waste Management advised by Mills & Reeve (David Brock, Beverley Firth and Herbert Robinson). Kent County Council represented by Nicholson Graham & Jones.

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