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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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Eversheds gives a rejig to global strategy

Eversheds has undergone a formal internal reorganisation of its global strategy team It has appointed a dedicated list of partners to deal with global clients in a move that is hoped will consolidate relationships across the board. The reshuffle comes in the wake of Victor Semmens’ retirement, the former head of international and ex-chairman of […]

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Birmingham insurance teams are going down like flies, but the market is apparently fine. Emma Vere-Jones finds out what’s really happening One could be forgiven for thinking that life must be bleak in the Birmingham insurance market at the moment. Two weeks ago, as revealed in The Lawyer (6 May), Eversheds closed its Birmingham insurance […]

Sonnenschein in New York merger

Chicago-based Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal has upped its New York presence by merging with RubinBaum The combined firm will have 135 lawyers in New York, with around 50 RubinBaum attorneys moving into Sonnenschein’s office.Sonnenschein’s New York managing partner Robert Winikoff said that the firm was focused on boosting its New York office. Within the next […]

Eversheds looks for Dutch ally as Boekel link folds…

Eversheds is in the market for a new merger partner in the Netherlands after agreeing to break off its exclusive association with Boekel de Nerée The decision – revealed last week on www.thelawyer. com/lawyernews – comes as litigation partner Alan Jenkins steps into the role of international director, previously held by Victor Semmens, who retires […]

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