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On-demand webinar: Employee engagement and future HR trends Q&A webinar discussion

Andrew Rayment and Charlotte Smith (both Employment) presented a live Q&A webinar discussion on ‘Employee engagement and future HR trends’. Walker Morris employment lawyers were joined by Lisa Rowlinson-Brown, People Director at Symington’s, Steve Joyce, HR Director at Airedale International Air Conditioning and Catherine de la Poer, Leadership Developer at Halcyon Coaching.

Keeping expert evidence secret at an inquest

There has rightly been increasing emphasis since the Mid Staffs inquiry and other high media profile investigations, such as Hillsborough, on the responsibility of public bodies to be open and candid in all of their dealings with the Coroner.

Nautica Marine Limited v Trafigura Trading (The Leonidas)

On 28 July 2020 Foxton J handed down judgment in this important case concerning the effect of “subjects” in commercial negotiations, which contains a number of significant points of interest to those negotiating contracts, particularly in the charter market.


Location key to female career progression at Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance” />Female career progression varies dramatically across jurisdictions at Clifford Chance, the firm’s first corporate responsibility report reveals. The report, published officially on Monday (8 September), highlights that while as many as 25.5 per cent of Asian partners are female, just 6.3 per cent in central and eastern Europe are. Career opportunities for women […]

Be prepared

In the face of a credit crunch, firms need to mobilise their lawyers. Investing in people and client relationships is perhaps the best way to survive the pinch. How many of your lawyers are equipped to make the most of the credit crunch and shift their focus to preparing for the upturn? If your answer […]

Conflict resolutions

The Canadian Bar Association has overhauled its professional code of conduct. Changes to conflict of interest rules are among the crucial recommendations. Managing conflicts of interest is becoming an increasingly significant issue for Canadian lawyers. The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) recently concluded one of the most significant overhauls of its code of professional conduct, adopting […]

LG wins work on USS joint property venture with Tesco

LG has advised its ­longstanding client the ­Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) on its ­purchase of a 50 per cent stake in a property portfolio joint venture with Tesco. LG ;has advised ;its ­longstanding client the ­Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) on its ­purchase of a 50 per cent stake in a property portfolio joint venture with Tesco. LG […]

Nabarro boosts competition team with A&O hire

Nabarro has hired a counsel from Allen & Overy (A&O), doubling its core competition law capacity in response to an expected boom in the practice area. A&O EU and competition law counsel Brian Sher will join as a partner in Nabarro’s London office. Nabarro hopes to ramp up its competition law practice with further lateral […]

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