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Workplace mentorship and why it builds great organisations

Starting an entirely new job usually requires you to learn from more experienced co-workers. Even if you’ve had training beforehand, there’s often a world of difference between preparing to do a job in theory, and actually carrying it out in practice.

Video: Keeping trade moving revisited

Last October our in-house lawyer training day sought to address the question of how can we keep trade moving? We looked at issues such as: the speed of change, Brexit, collaboration and the changing customer.

COVID-19: Where now for employment tribunals?

Recent reforms to the Employment Tribunal system and a move towards virtual hearings are intended to boost hearing capacity and access to justice. We consider the developments to the pre-existing approach and what this means for employers. Justice in slow motion?

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Herbert Smith (Stephen Wilkinson and Ben Ward) represented Amerada Hess on the £670m restructuring of Premier Oil. Slaughter and May acted for Premier while Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer advised Petronas, which exited its 25 per cent stake in Premier. Linklaters (Manzer Ijaz) advised Barclays Capital and the Bank of Scotland on the $172m (£110m) syndicated and […]

In the lap of the law

As Allen & Overy’s property developers fight with local traders at Spitalfields over the firm’s planned new office location, Clifford Chance lawyers moving to their new Docklands office are facing a rather different local uprising. Last week, Tulkinghorn reported that a second strip club was planning to open in the Docklands, possibly inspired by the […]

Permanent fixture

He believes that he spent much of his career operating ‘below critical mass’, but Julia Cahill thinks Christopher Kandel has finally found his calling Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed on only his third day at Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft, Christopher Kandel is convinced that he and one-time competitor Stephen Mostyn-Williams will be here growing old together. “I […]

Hair today, gone tomorrow

Tulkinghorn has once again heard rumours about law firms and Sex and the City – but this time it has nothing to do with Clifford Chance. Apparently, Leamington firm Withers & Rogers is protecting the lovely, albeit synthetic, locks of Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker. Parker is one of a number of […]

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