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5 questions with a Moneypenny legal PA

What does a day in the life of a Legal PA at Moneypenny involve? We caught up with one of our Legal PAs, Team Leader; Jasmine Lloyd, to find out.

Can you compel staff to be vaccinated against Covid-19?

Employment law is not crystal clear on this question; an employer has a duty to ensure the safety of their employees and all those with whom they interact during the course of their work. Therefore, there may be a case for insisting that all employees are vaccinated.

Leasehold reform legislation on the horizon

Karl Anders, Louise Power and Sandip Singh, Walker Morris’ Housing and Banking Litigation specialists, explain The UK Government’s recent announcement that legislation to significantly reform leasehold property ownership is on the horizon.

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SNR Denton headcount drop leads to profit rise in tough year

Average staff numbers at SNR Denton’s UK LLP were down almost 10 per cent in 2011/12, as costs dropped and pre-tax profit rose nearly 40 per cent. According to the firm’s LLP accounts, the average number of employees at SNR Denton’s UK LLP – which includes its Europe, Middle East and Africa operations – throughout […]

Financial Briefing January 2013

This briefing covers the latest updates to UK financial law for January 2013. To download the briefing click on the link above

Hewes and Associates advises on Waste PFI

A cross-practice team of lawyers from across Hewes and Associates UK offices has advised Shankers Group on closing the £750 million Wakerfield Waste PFI project. Shankers Group has been awarded the contract to construct a major waste treatment plant at South Kirkby, which will be used to treat and recycle waste. Shanks will also take […]

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The crunch bunch

Last year’s punishing economic conditions pushed many companies into administration. We take a look at the big UK cases The tough market environment that has caused the collapse of a number of major businesses continued last year. Household names as well as global giants in a number of industries went into administration after failing to […]

Addleshaws’ highest earner pocketed £600k in last financial year

Addleshaw Goddard’s highest paid partner received a profit share of £592,789 in 2011/12, up by nearly 27 per cent on the previous year’s top payout of £467,580. The firm’s LLP accounts show that the jump came as profit before tax rose by just over 28 per cent between 2010/11 and 2011/12, from £44.1m to £56.6m. […]

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