Global firms turn to Germany as the new ‘hotspot’ in Europe

The German real estate market is booming. As part of the research for The Lawyer’s Global 200 Real Estate report, we asked the world’s largest property practices where they are currently seeing most activity from clients.

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Water (power) march! An overview of the new funding system for hydropower

By Felix Schneider, Philipp Strondl On September 16, 2020, the eagerly awaited draft of the federal law on the expansion of energy from renewable sources (Renewable Expansion Law –  EAG ) was submitted for assessment. Comments on this can only be submitted until October 28, 2020. The draft brings significant changes to the funding system for hydropower plants and is intended […]

Personal injury compensation claims – How to obtain an award appropriate to the financial implications of the injury

By Piero Mastrosimone Nobody can possibly tell when they may have the misfortune to have a serious or life-changing accident. Rarely does anyone plan their response to such an event. It goes without saying that any severe accident is devastating but an accident abroad can be overwhelming. The Association of British Insurers (ABI)  report 3,000 British […]

The ediscovery process from start to finish

Discovery, an all-too-familiar term for most legal professionals, is the litigation phase during which the parties dispute and exchange information and evidence relevant to the lawsuit. So that being said, what exactly is ediscovery? Electronic discovery, commonly known as ediscovery, is exchanging electronically stored information (ESI) during the discovery process. Discoverable ESI typically includes relevant […]

State of calamity and state of emergency

The state of emergency started in Portugal at 00.00 a.m. of 19 March, enacted through Decree of the President of the Republic no. 14-A/2020, of 18 March. Having been renewed twice through Decree no. 17-A/2020, of 2 April, and Decree no. 20-A/2020, of 17 April, the state of emergency was extended until 11:59 p.m. of […]


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Election 2017: the lawyer MPs at risk of losing their seats

Only two years on from the last general election, Britain faces another vote and Parliament’s healthy crop of lawyer MPs face another battle for their seats. Wolverhampton South West’s MP, Rob Marris, is the lawyer with the narrowest majority at the moment. A former trade union solicitor, he was initially elected in 2001, then lost his seat […]

William Fry to represent IRFU for 2023 Rugby World Cup

We have been appointed to advise the IRFU on its bid to host the Rugby World Cup 2023. This is an exciting opportunity for our Sports Group. Derek Hegarty led on the pitch and David Fitzgibbon and Leo Moore will act as lead advisers to the IRFU.  If the bid is successful it will be Ireland’s most high profile sporting event since the hosting of […]

Multi-disciplinary team advises on Karro sale

A multi-disciplinary team at Walker Morris has advised Endless and management on the sale of one of the country’s leading suppliers of British pork, Karro Food Group, to CapVest Partners. Endless acquired Karro in January 2013 from Dutch food conglomerate Vion and through working closely with the Karro management team the business now has a […]

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