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CEO Blog: Supporting The Road to Recovery

By Joe Moynihan  Almost two months ago, just before Jersey went into its version of ‘lockdown’, I wrote a blog pointing to just how significant I thought collaboration across the industry would be in tackling the repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic. I spoke about how our combined potential as a 14,000-strong workforce with broad and deep expertise […]

Roberts case – a summary

The name of this case may seem familiar; perhaps too familiar given the time it usually takes for matters to proceed through our court system. However, you’d be right. This is the third preliminary issue in the matter of Harry Roberts (a minor and a protected party by his mother and litigation friend Mrs Lauren […]

Covid-19: Duties of Guernsey directors

As companies continue to adjust to operating under the various regimes put in place by both the States of Guernsey and governments globally in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and even now look forward to how and when restrictions may be eased, the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (the GFSC) has issued guidance on matters they believe directors should give particular regard to when undertaking their role.



Peter Crisp, dean of BPP

What was your first-ever job? Delivering the post at Christmas for the Royal Mail. What was your worst experience as a pupil? Sitting on a train bound for Brentwood and realising, on studying the paperwork more closely, I should have been on a train to Brentford. What’s your favourite restaurant? Otto’s on Grays Inn Road […]


Job Watch: Commercial litigation

It is hardly a secret that litigators have been doing a roaring trade since the economic downturn, largely thanks to financial institutions trying to dig themselves out of regulatory tight spots. But, as the market picks up and the financial furore begins to settle, are litigators still needed in their droves? “The market remains strong […]

Stephen Kon

SJ Berwin chief on merger with King & Wood Mallesons: “The world has changed”

SJ Berwin senior partner Stephen Kon has spoken about how the client shift from West to East has propelled his firm to combine with Asia Pacific giant King & Wood Mallesons – which goes live today (1 November). In a video interview with The Lawyer editor Catrin Griffiths, he said: “The direction of travel has […]

DLA Piper named Law Firm of the Year for Insurance Law in JUVE manual

DLA Piper has been named Law Firm of the Year in Germany for Insurance Law in the JUVE manual Law Firms 2013/2014. Held annually, German publishing house JUVE honours law firms that have been particularly successful and involved in notable transactions in the market with an award. JUVE commended DLA Piper’s global network of lawyers […]

HSE legislation changes: first aid and RIDDOR

By George Roberts From 1 October 2013, changes have been made to two pieces of health and safety legislation in an attempt to help businesses comply with the law. Previously, concerning the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) was required to approve the training and qualifications of appointed […]

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