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Pubs, bars and restaurants using apps – managing Covid-19 restrictions

Covid-19 restrictions on the leisure, food & drink sector were relaxed in England on the 4 July, with other nations in the UK on differing timetables, and businesses are turning to app-based solutions to aida transition back to some form of normality. This briefing covers considerations for procuring and deploying mobile apps to manage Covid-19 restrictions.

Government announces £80m investment to cut emissions from homes and industry

As part of its decarbonisation agenda the Government has announced that it will invest nearly £80 million towards reducing carbon emissions across homes and energy intensive businesses. The announcement forms part of wider efforts to ensure the UK meets its legally binding target to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Angola: Mergers & Acquisitions 2020

Susana Almeida Brandão (Managing Associate) and Vanusa Gomes (Managing Associate of ASP Advogados – VdA Legal Partners member in Angola) write a chapter for ICLG Mergers & Acquisitons 2020, an international guide that compares legislation from around the world. The lawyers write the Angola chapter where they explain and develop the country’s mergers and acquisitions […]


Watson Farley closes in on £60m turnover

Watson Farley & Williams has increased turnover to £59m, a 9.3 per cent increase on last year’s figure of £54m.The year before revenue had increased by just £500,000 (The Lawyer, 21 September 2007).However, average profit per …


Law Soc slams govt’s 42-day detention extension

The Law Society has criticised Government plans to increase the period of time for which a person can be held before they are charged. A statement by The Society said that it is not convinced by the arguments put forward in favour of extending the pre-trial detention period from 28 days to 42. It “insists […]

Martineau Johnson: mission accomplished?

Birmingham-based Martineau Johnson may only just scrape the nether regions of the UK 100, but this year’s PEP result suggests it is a firm on the rise. Top of the PEPs Revenue PEP Table Birmingham-based Martineau Johnson may only just scrape the nether regions of the UK 100, but this year’s PEP result suggests it […]

Kennedy litigation duo joins DLA Piper

DLA Piper has boosted its Dutch litigation and regulatory practice with a brace of hires from local law firm Kennedy Van der Laan Advocaten. The firm has brought in partner Gerard Endedijk and senior associate Nadia Haase to ramp up its dispute resolution profile in the Dutch financial sector. Endedijk has more than 17 years’ […]

Links names new Poland chief

Linklaters has reshuffled its Warsaw management team, appointing a new managing partner for the office after the retirement of long-standing Poland chief Tadeusz Komosa. Corporate partner Cezary Wisniewski will take the helm in Poland. Meanwhile, Jolanta Tropaczynska will replace Wisniewski as Poland corporate head. Komosa has been managing partner in Warsaw since he joined Linklaters […]

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