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Employees and the use of mobile phones at work

In a Verizon Mobile Security Index 2020 Executive Summary, almost 40% of the organisations surveyed in 2020 said they had experienced a mobile-related compromise and the percentage of companies reporting a compromise has grown by 41% since 2018.

Family office feature: In conversation with Heather Maizels

Jersey Finance UK Director, Robert Moore, spoke to UK-based Senior Advisor at Charles Russell Speechlys, Heather Maizels, to gain insights into their family office clients and what they look for from a jurisdiction.

Heathrow Expansion – what next?

The construction of a third runway to the north-west of Heathrow Airport has long been the subject of controversy and has attracted its fair share of political debate. The Department for Transport claims the privately funded £14 billion runway could create an additional 16 million long-haul seats by 2040 along with £61 billion of economic […]

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Launch of Tesco Law off-kilter in Scotland

‘Tesco Law’ became a reality this week with the launch of the supermarket’s online legal store. But in an embarrassing error, the company is referring customers looking for a Scottish lawyer to an independent website rather than the Law Society of Scotland. Customers are welcomed to the Tesco site with the slogan: “Lawyers can be […]

Linklaters Germany set to weed out 19 from equity

Frankfurt chiefs kick off massive review of German partnership as magic circle firm tightens its belt Linklaters Germany set to weed out 19 from equity” />Linklaters’ German management is introducing a radical shake-up of its equity, with nearly 20 per cent of the partnership slated for departure or de-equitisation.The robust reorganisation is understood to have already […]

Schillings fills Cruddace’s vacant partner post

Schillings lawyer Rod Christie-Miller has joined the partnership following the departure of Martin Cruddace to head the legal function at online betting company Betfair this month. Christie-Miller will take over the bulk of Cruddace’s clients, although partner Rachel Atkins will act for ex-Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan in his estimated £1m employment claim against the […]

DLA to move away from debt recovery

DLA is set to distance itself from its debt recovery arm, joining the legion of firms that have already made the strategic move away from volume work. While not yet involved in formal negotiations, it is understood that the firm is fielding calls from interested parties looking to snap up the successful Bradford team. The […]

Congratulations to all the winners

Hundreds of lawyers will be nursing their heads today after The Lawyer Awards last night. Congratulations to all the winners, a full list of whom can be seen here. But the biggest cheer of the evening went to the winners of the Public Sector Team of the Year Award: the Hutton Inquiry team. It was […]

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