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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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A man for all reasons

UK firms take note – US rival Dewey Ballantine appears to have found a new (and rather inventive) way of increasing the firm’s profile. During a recent meeting with one of The Lawyer’s scribes, a spokesman for the firm spent several minutes singing the celebrity praises of Polish senior partner Lejb Fogelman. A rather unusual […]

Mills & Reeve launches China practice

Mills & Reeve is launching a 20-strong China team to advise clients on doing business in China. The team will be led by Robert Weatherley, an assistant who joined Mills & Reeve from Clifford Chance earlier this year. Weatherley spent six months on secondment in Shanghai, where he acted for Alcatel China on the acqusition […]

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Linklaters’ trainees get 40 per cent maintenance hike

Linklaters’ trainees get 40 per cent maintenance hike” /> Linklaters has stunned its City rivals with a 40 per cent hike of the LPC maintenance grants the firm pays to its future trainees. The magic circle firm currently pays its LPC students an annual maintenance grant of £5,000 if they study in London or Oxford, […]

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