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Who should pay for fire safety building remediation costs?

In December 2020, we reported on the vote by the House of Lords on amendments to the Fire Safety Bill relating to the remediation costs associated with the replacement of the dangerous cladding panels and other fire safety defects. Both the Fire Safety Bill and the Building Safety Bill are anticipated to come into effect early this year.

‘Diversity is a given, Inclusion is a choice’ – actionable ideas

In our 3rd blog in the series, ‘Diversity is given, Inclusion is a choice’, Annelieke Jense and Frouke Horstmann provide practical ways based on their experience working with clients on how organisations can create a true inclusive culture by installing processes that mitigate unconscious biases.



Axiom UK doubles number of legal professionals in Belfast with £9m expansion

Axiom UK will double the number of people it employs in Belfast over the next five years following a £9m investment in the business. The 97 new jobs will include lawyers, project managers and technologists, with an average salary of £40,000. Invest Northern Ireland is supporting the investment with a grant of £727,500. The investment […]

Professional discipline and regulatory

Serjeants’ Inn Chambers is a leader in the field of professional discipline and regulatory law with nearly thirty years’ experience of representing professionals before their regulatory bodies. While Chambers is recognised as a pre-eminent set in the field of medical, dental and police discipline, the team has a breadth of experience across a wide range of […]


Holes, headaches and unease: What a Brexit would really mean

With the general election just 17 days away and the prospect of a referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU if the Conservatives win, firms have to consider the consequences for their clients in the event of a ‘Brexit’. The consequences of a UK exit from the EU would depend very much on what […]


Stewarts Law extends deadline for claimants in Tesco shareholder battle

Stewarts Law has extended its deadline for applications from shareholders to join its mammoth legal action against Tesco as the firm nears the end of the first step of the group claim likely to last several years. The litigation boutique is bringing the action against Tesco over losses suffered as a result of the supermarket group’s […]

Eversheds advises on the IPO of In Construction Holdings Ltd

The Hong Kong office Eversheds has advised Oriental Patron Asia Ltd and Oriental Patron Securities Limited on the HK$132m initial public offering (IPO) of In Construction Holdings Ltd.  In Construction Holdings Ltd is a contractor in the foundation industry in Hong Kong. It engages in foundation and associated works in the private sector construction projects, […]

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