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Sending in the bailiffs… no longer an option for landlords

On 15 September 2020, the government announced further measures to protect commercial tenants from recovery action by restricting the ability of landlords to recover unpaid rent by utilising the Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery process (“CRAR”).

What price do you put on the environment?

The pandemic has challenged a lot of the ways we do things, and large scale on-site catering has been subject to more change than most. For some, this has meant the logistical challenge of delivering meals to residents at a distance from a central kitchen, and alongside the physical distribution, this has brought about the need to procure packaging for hot meals.

SMAs – a phoenix from the flames of Covid-19?

One of the consequences of the slowdown in fundraising caused by the recent pandemic seems to have been an increase in the use of Separately Managed Accounts as investment vehicles.


Edwards Wildman plays the army game

Sometimes, working in an industry as highly pressured and focused as the law, it’s easy to lose sight of the bigger picture. Sometimes it’s easy to forget there’s a bigger and often much nastier world out there. Flip this point of view and the newly launched initiative from Edwards Wildman to introduce serving members of […]


Change in the air for Barclays panel

Barclays is on the brink of a big change in the way it uses outside advisers What exactly is Barclays going to do with its lawyers? CEO Antony Jenkins’ Transform programme is bound to lead to deep spending cuts affecting law firm fees, but it looks as though the bank is going to go much […]


European moves: 11 July 2013

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices. Benelux Dutch boutique Van Campen Liem has appointed Loyens & Loeff senior associate as a partner in its Luxembourg funds practice. The firm has also promoted corporate lawyers Cees Kersten and Bart Wehmeijer as partners in its Amsterdam office. Luxembourg firm […]

Silk Street’s finest storm the deal tables

This week, The Lawyer brings you a round-up of the City’s biggest deals in June. It has been a particularly busy month on Silk Street, with Linklaters storming Thomson Reuter’s UK and global rankings. The firm took the top spot worldwide by value, advising on $21.1bn (£14bn) of deals. In the UK, it took second […]

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