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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 […]


Graduates opting for paralegal career path

AS THE number of graduates vying for training contracts grows, more people are opting for the legal executive route into the profession, a new study shows. Figures released by the Institute of Legal Executives show 16 per cent of people studying with ILEX last year were graduates – often of law – compared with only […]

YSG debate looks at lawyers' lifestyle

LAW Society presidential candidate Henry Hodge is among the speakers signed to address this year’s annual Young Solicitors’ Group conference. The Quality of Life conference, being held in Nottingham next month, will cover topics including discrimination, sabbaticals, stress and managing and motivating lawyers. Staged in conjunction with the Association of Women Solicitors, the Group for […]

Left-wing group urges shake-up of legal system

A LEADING group of left-wing lawyers is launching a campaign to revolutionise the legal system’s approach to justice. The Haldane Society of Socialist Lawyers says it will use Justice 2000 to fight for a fairer application of the law by analysing areas in which it affects people’s lives. It has organised a series of meetings […]

Outing top figures

ONE fifth of firms surveyed in the The Lawyer’s Top 100 decided to bite the bullet and take the lid off their fee earning figures for their most recent full financial year. The list includes three from Leeds: Dibb Lupton, Hammond Suddards and Booth & Co – never afraid to take the lead. The major […]

Package for homebuyers promotes legal services

CONVEYANCING clients will be issued with free information booklets alerting them to further uses they may find for their solicitors under a new scheme. The Home Mover Completion Pack, devised by marketing firm Targeted Business Programmes, will be given to clients by around 1,000 law firms taking part in the scheme on completion of conveyancy […]

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