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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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Minters hires Mallesons employment partner

Australian firm Minter Ellison has taken on employment partner Bruno Di Girolami from the Perth office of rival firm Mallesons Stephen Jaques Di Girolami will head Minters HR and Industrial Relations team in Perth. Di Girolami covers industrial relations, employment law, equal opportunities, and occupational health and safety. He has worked in the mining, oil […]

Mayer Brown caught in CFS fraud firing line

Fraud and negligence charges denied by US firm; no limited liability in Illinois Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw stands accused of securities fraud and negligence by institutional investors in bankrupt US company Commercial Financial Services (CFS). The investors have taken issue with work undertaken by Mayer Brown on securitisation transactions for CFS.The case could spell […]

Hugh James opens advocacy unit

Hugh James Ford Simey has launched a new advocacy unit to offer solicitor and barrister services under one roof The launch of the unit follows recent changes in the rules on legal service provision. The Welsh firm has three in-house barristers who can provide instant, independent advice to their solicitor colleagues and the firm’s clients.

Deals summary

Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw (Paul Maher, Andrew Stewart, Fiona Holland) has advised GE Measurement & Sensing Technologies Holdings, a subsidiary of the General Electric Company, on the purchase of Druck Holdings. The deal was led by GE in-house counsel James Billingsley. Druck Holdings was advised by Eversheds. Allen & Overy (Thomas Werlen) advised UBS […]

DEAL OF THE WEEK – SANITEC

Camerons scoops BC Partners role through Hasche Sigle link CMS Cameron McKenna has scooped a major piece of work with BC Partners on the back of its alliance with German member CMS Hasche Sigle Eschenlohr Peltzer Schäfer.Camerons partner Ashley Painter was brought in to advise BC Partners on UK law for Sanitec’s high-yield bond issue.The […]

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