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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.


Merger gifts leading PI firm a commercial arm

Professional indemnity firm Plexus Law is to merge with commercial solicitors Gaston Whybrew (GW) at the end of this month. The newly-created firm will retain the name Plexus Law and remain part of umbrella organisation Parabis Group, with the GW’s Colchester office being incorporated into the practice. Plexus’ current managing partner Tim Oliver will remain […]

B&M Euro disputes chief quits to form ADR boutique

Baker & McKenzie’s European disputes chief has quit to launch a new a new dispute resolution boutique. Arbitration partner Christopher Newmark has hooked up with sole practitioner Dominic Spenser Underhill to form Spenser Underhill Newmark, which will come into existence at the beginning of February when Newmark leaves Baker & McKenzie after almost a decade. […]

Ashurst, Nabarros, Norton Rose, SJ Berwin rush through Bath deal

Ashurst, Nabarros, Norton Rose, SJ Berwin rush through Bath deal” />Four City real estate practices have played key roles in securing the go-ahead for a £350m redevelopment of Bath’s Southgate area, with complex negotiations completed in less than a month. Ashurst’s, Nabarro Nathanson’s, Norton Rose’s and SJ Berwin’s real estate practices were all involved in […]

Arrow victory

Do you know which darts player is known as ‘Hawaii 501’? Or ‘Top Banana’? Or even ‘The Fen Tiger’? No, thought not. Well this proud list of highly trained athletes (in case you were wondering, it’s Wayne Mardle, Mark Holden and Peter Evison respectively) was extended recently with the addition of Blackstone Chambers barrister (and […]

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