DLA Piper has boosted its pan-Nordic presence after striking a merger deal with Swedish firm Grönberg Advokatbyrå.
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (the Act) promises to bring into effect a mixture of temporary measures to alleviate the problems created by the Covid-19 pandemic and some permanent reforms to the UK restructuring and insolvency regime.
In this Podcast Shoosmiths real estate partner, Judy Fawcett, and Andrew Wells, Partner & Head of Leeds Office at Allsops, discuss which parts of the wider Residential Investment market are most active and so present the best opportunities post COVID-19. Click below to listen to the first in the series.
Hot water instead of toxic substances. Bags that can’t be stolen. Phosphorus that can be “recycled”. “Waste pieces” with a cult character. Beer with “rhythm & beat”. Austrian Patent Office President Mariana Karepova was delighted to announce the truly innovative ideas and solutions nominated for the Austrian “Staatspreis Patent”, a state prize awarded for trendsetting […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has destabilised global markets. However, the crisis has encouraged swift adaptations in all walks of life and the development of innovative living and working patterns as a result of lockdowns around the world.
If you were managing to ignore the increased importance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) prior to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it will be hard to do so now. As succinctly put by the now infamous Greta Thunberg; “If the coronavirus crisis has shown us one thing, it is that our society is not sustainable”.
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BLM has entered redundancy negotiations as it seeks to stave off the financial threat posed by the Covid-19 crisis. Employees in the costs and business development and marketing teams are set to leave the firm, with approximately 20 roles being made redundant. So far, a total of 170 members of staff have been furloughed at […]
It’s now or never for Freshfields’ tech dream Opening a new office in the southern reaches of the US may seem like a bold move given the present circumstances, but that’s exactly what Freshfields did this week with the launch of a Silicon Valley venture. They’ll have to wait a bit for the official welcome […]
Eversheds Sutherland will gradually reopen its UK offices from next week, as it plots a long-term strategy after a survey revealed more than 80 per cent of its staff don’t want to go back full-time to the office. From next Monday, a limited number of people will be able to access UK premises on a […]
DWF is pairing up final-seat trainees with partners who qualified during the last recession in an effort to help them navigate the tough jobs market. The firm has 37 trainees reaching qualification this autumn; however, it has published only 25 job vacancies within the firm, meaning some will have no choice but to leave. Partners […]
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HFW has taken the decision to defer its September trainee intake by over six months. The move affects trainees who were due to start their training contracts at the firm in September 2020. The intake have been told they will not be able to start their training contracts until April 2021. They will receive a […]