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Pubs, bars and restaurants using apps – managing Covid-19 restrictions

Covid-19 restrictions on the leisure, food & drink sector were relaxed in England on the 4 July, with other nations in the UK on differing timetables, and businesses are turning to app-based solutions to aida transition back to some form of normality. This briefing covers considerations for procuring and deploying mobile apps to manage Covid-19 restrictions.

Government announces £80m investment to cut emissions from homes and industry

As part of its decarbonisation agenda the Government has announced that it will invest nearly £80 million towards reducing carbon emissions across homes and energy intensive businesses. The announcement forms part of wider efforts to ensure the UK meets its legally binding target to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Angola: Mergers & Acquisitions 2020

Susana Almeida Brandão (Managing Associate) and Vanusa Gomes (Managing Associate of ASP Advogados – VdA Legal Partners member in Angola) write a chapter for ICLG Mergers & Acquisitons 2020, an international guide that compares legislation from around the world. The lawyers write the Angola chapter where they explain and develop the country’s mergers and acquisitions […]


History lessen

Talking of cake, Tulkinghorn was idly leafing through the pages of Mrs Tulkinghorn’s April issue of Cosmopolitan, as is his wont, when he came across one ‘Phil Battenberg’. Under the title ‘Cosmo passion package’, the 24-year-old lawyer (who sadly has been single for six months) helpfully offered some of his insights into “what men really think about […]

Salans goes live with former Altheimer & Gray Chinese office

Salans has received approval from the Chinese Government to practice in the region, giving it the go ahead on the office it took on from Altheimer & Gray (A&G) last year. Although Salans signed the deal with A&G in October 2003, the firm has been waiting for official approval from the Government to allow it […]

Boodle Hatfield appoints new senior partner

Mayfair’s Boodle Hatfield has elected property partner Tim Manning as its new senior partner to replace long-standing leader Richard Moyes on 1 May. The appointment, after an uncontested election, comes in the wake of a firmwide overhaul which saw the 280 year-old firm return to its core practice areas of property and private capital. Outgoing […]

Weil Gotshal withdraws from New York gun case over conflicts

Weil Gotshal & Manges has dumped client New York City just months before the town’s high profile trial against more than 40 gun makers and distributors after citing client conflicts. According to the New York Times, Weil Gotshal, which accepted the case two years ago on a pro bono basis, pulled out of representing the […]

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