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Who should pay for fire safety building remediation costs?

In December 2020, we reported on the vote by the House of Lords on amendments to the Fire Safety Bill relating to the remediation costs associated with the replacement of the dangerous cladding panels and other fire safety defects. Both the Fire Safety Bill and the Building Safety Bill are anticipated to come into effect early this year.

‘Diversity is a given, Inclusion is a choice’ – actionable ideas

In our 3rd blog in the series, ‘Diversity is given, Inclusion is a choice’, Annelieke Jense and Frouke Horstmann provide practical ways based on their experience working with clients on how organisations can create a true inclusive culture by installing processes that mitigate unconscious biases.

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Walker Morris IP solicitors help Deckers succeed in trademark infringement claim

Intellectual property solicitors at Walker Morris have helped Deckers Outdoor Corporation succeed in its design right and trademark infringement claim against Paradox Retail Ltd and its directors. Deckers, the U- based footwear company and owner of the iconic UGG brand, brought an action in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) against Paradox and its directors […]

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British Land picks up HSBC deputy company secretary as first GC

British Land has hired HSBC deputy company secretary Elaine Williams as its first general counsel. Williams will start as general counsel and company secretary for the FTSE 100 property development and investment company in November. She joined HSBC in 2011.  She was formerly a corporate partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer between 2000 and 2010, during […]

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