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Employees and the use of mobile phones at work

In a Verizon Mobile Security Index 2020 Executive Summary, almost 40% of the organisations surveyed in 2020 said they had experienced a mobile-related compromise and the percentage of companies reporting a compromise has grown by 41% since 2018.

Family office feature: In conversation with Heather Maizels

Jersey Finance UK Director, Robert Moore, spoke to UK-based Senior Advisor at Charles Russell Speechlys, Heather Maizels, to gain insights into their family office clients and what they look for from a jurisdiction.

Heathrow Expansion – what next?

The construction of a third runway to the north-west of Heathrow Airport has long been the subject of controversy and has attracted its fair share of political debate. The Department for Transport claims the privately funded £14 billion runway could create an additional 16 million long-haul seats by 2040 along with £61 billion of economic […]

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Litigation Personal Injury 9/6/98

Bryant v Wallis & anor – QBD 28 April 1998 Claimant: Graham Bryant, 47 years Incident: Accident at work Injuries: Claimant suffered fractured skull and injuries to right shoulder and neck in fall in 1992 whilst working on roof. He had climbed onto the roof using a ladder but then lost his footing and fell, […]

PW set to swoop on Wilde Sapte

Price Waterhouse is ready to step in after Arthur Andersen’s last minute withdrawal from an alliance with Wilde Sapte. The accountancy firm is understood to still be interested in Wilde Sapte after approaching it last year. At the time Wilde Sapte was deep in its talks with Andersens. Paul Downing, head of PW’s European legal […]

Financing

Rollit Farrel & Bladon advised Kingston Communications (Hull) on its £85m financing, arranged by Robert Fleming & Co and a consortium of lending banks, advised by Norton Rose.

LCD strikes back at QC

Martin Bowley’s article (The Lawyer, 26 May), accused the Lord Chancellor’s Department (LCD), of intellectual dishonesty, political cynicism and trying to distract attention from the Lord Chancellor’s proposals for legal aid reform by publishing the names of lawyers and firms who have received sums from the Legal Aid Fund. We are talking about taxpayers’ money. […]

In brief: Birmingham chambers named St Philip's

The new Birmingham chambers created by the merger of Priory Chambers and 7 Fountain Court has been christened St Philip’s Chambers. Head of the 80-barrister chambers is Rex Tedd QC (pictured left with his deputies Pat Deeley and John Randall QC).

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