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COVID-19 has put many businesses in a difficult financial situation

Although the Government recognised this by pushing the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 through Parliament to try and stem the inevitable wave of insolvencies, directors and owners cannot afford to take their eyes off the ball for a second.

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DWF hikes real estate nous in North West

DWF has taken the first step after its tie-up with Ricksons in implementing its postmerger strategy, as the firm boosts its real estate offering in Liverpool and Preston. DWF has bolstered its Liverpool-based construction practice with partners Neil Hunter and Julian Ives from Liverpool-based construction firm Knowles Solicitors. The move is the result of an […]

Dentons makes bumper promotions round

Denton Wilde Sapte (DWS) has promoted 26 associates firmwide to senior solicitor, 73 per cent more than it did last time round. The role is not within the partnership and acts as a stepping stone for associates to positions of responsibility and partnership, said a firm spokesperson. However, as well as being eligible for the […]

Cayman Islands

Recent judgments in the Cayman courts have highlighted the issue of the fiduciary duties of trustees. Sara Collins reports

DLA Piper to act pro bono for Red Cross

DLA Piper to act pro bono for Red Cross” />DLA Piper has become the exclusive pro bono service provider to the French Red Cross. The law firm selected the Red Cross in the wake of its commitment to helping and protecting disadvantaged people in France. Initially, nine lawyers in DLA Piper’s Paris office will participate […]

British Virgin Islands

As the private equity market expands, the BVI has recognised that more transparency is needed, says Leonard Birmingham

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