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Sending in the bailiffs… no longer an option for landlords

On 15 September 2020, the government announced further measures to protect commercial tenants from recovery action by restricting the ability of landlords to recover unpaid rent by utilising the Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery process (“CRAR”).

What price do you put on the environment?

The pandemic has challenged a lot of the ways we do things, and large scale on-site catering has been subject to more change than most. For some, this has meant the logistical challenge of delivering meals to residents at a distance from a central kitchen, and alongside the physical distribution, this has brought about the need to procure packaging for hot meals.

SMAs – a phoenix from the flames of Covid-19?

One of the consequences of the slowdown in fundraising caused by the recent pandemic seems to have been an increase in the use of Separately Managed Accounts as investment vehicles.

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Beachcroft targets litigation in promotions round

Beachcroft has promoted nine to the partnership, with the focus heavily on dispute resolution for the second consecutive year. The firm made up six partners in 2008, with four added to the litigation team. This year five have made the grade. “Beachcroft is continuing to implement a planned programme of targeted growth in our key […]

UK associates lose out as DWS, Watson Farley favour overseas promotions

Denton Wilde Sapte has made six new appointments to the partnership, half of the total promoted at the firm last year. The majority are based in emerging markets. The firm, which has an extensive network of offices across the Middle East and the CIS, has made up two in Dubai, one in Almaty and one […]

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Family court transparency – how it will be achieved

As part of my determination to ensure that the justice system is as open and transparent as possible – and therefore accountable to the people it serves – media organisations will for the first time be able to attend proceedings of all the family courts as of Monday (27 April). Jack Straw The media has […]

Dickinson Cruickshank duo desert to establish offshore boutique business

ISLE OF MAN firm Dickinson Cruickshank has lost two partners who have defected to launch their own boutique on the offshore jurisdiction. ISLE OF MAN firm Dickinson Cruickshank has lost two partners who have defected to launch their own boutique on the offshore jurisdiction. Insolvency partner Rob Long and commercial property partner Mark Humphrey have […]

Cains wins prestigious Queen’s Award

Offshore firm Cains has been presented with a Queen’s Award Offshore firm Cains has been presented with a Queen’s Award. Cains managing director Andrew Corlett said: “The Queen’s Award recognises the contribution we’ve made in recent years both to international trade and, indirectly, to the Isle of Man’s development as an international finance centre.” The […]

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