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Startup Series – II – Building Your Company

I. INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING COMPANY FOR STARTUPS In the first article of our startup series, we have mentioned crowdfunding, which is a contemporary and interesting topic, and dwelled on the conditions of using crowdfunding as an alternative financing source in your company. For the second article of our series, we want to turn our course back a little bit, to the period when your ideas and your startup are slowly maturing. One of the most important questions in mind during the initial period when there is no legal entity yet when there is just you and perhaps your partner, your opinion and effort are undoubtedly “Will we establish a company?”

Why now is the time for a first-class outsourced switchboard

Where others see obstacles, let us see opportunities. Now we are starting to move back into our offices, we’re all looking for ways to make improvements and savings. Especially with additional measures in place to receive staff and visitors. Here is how outsourcing your switchboard can greatly improve your front of house team. And ultimately, your firm’s operations.

Employers should prepare for long-term changes to the world of work

There are of course many negatives arising from the crisis presented by COVID-19. However, there could be real benefits for businesses and their staff if we take some of the opportunities that have been presented and do not just look to revert to the old ways of doing things.


The Lawyer Awards

Since its establishment seven years ago, The Lawyer Awards has become one of the premier events in the legal calendar, reflecting the trusted and integral role that The Lawyer continues to play within the profession itself. Once again there are clearly defined categories for each sector of the profession. While maintaining a range of hugely […]

Crime set's clerk retires to end an era

The chambers director of specialist crime set Queen Elizabeth Building has retired after nearly 40 years at the set. `Michael Greenaway, 61, said that despite thoroughly enjoying his 37 years at the set he is looking forward to retiring.`He had intended to retire last year but members persuaded him to stay on.`To get away from […]

Wessing in crisis as four more jump ship

Andersen Luther becomes refuge for Wessing teams as internal dissent sparks more walkouts Embattled German law firm Wessing is losing four more partners to Andersen Legal’s German arm Andersen Luther as dissension within the Düsseldorf office grows.`M&A partner Alexander Schröder-Frerkes and competition and energy partner Jan Byok are joining Andersens’ Düsseldorf office. They will be […]


News in brief Kennedys has made up three partners – Sumiya Basha, Anthony Greenwood and Paul Spibey. All three are specialists in insurance litigation and professional indemnity. Anthony Greenwood and Paul Spibey both joined Kennedys’ Newmarket office from Mills & Reeves. Kennedys now boasts 56 partners.

White & Case ace takes Uefa to Olswang

Olswang has scored a major coup by adding European football governing body Uefa to its client base as White & Case partner Alasdair Bell joins the firm today (11 June). `Bell has acted for Uefa for many years and has been tempted to Olswang by what he calls “a more broad-based media practice”.`Lisbeth Savill, head […]

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