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5 questions with a Moneypenny legal PA

What does a day in the life of a Legal PA at Moneypenny involve? We caught up with one of our Legal PAs, Team Leader; Jasmine Lloyd, to find out.

Can you compel staff to be vaccinated against Covid-19?

Employment law is not crystal clear on this question; an employer has a duty to ensure the safety of their employees and all those with whom they interact during the course of their work. Therefore, there may be a case for insisting that all employees are vaccinated.

Leasehold reform legislation on the horizon

Karl Anders, Louise Power and Sandip Singh, Walker Morris’ Housing and Banking Litigation specialists, explain The UK Government’s recent announcement that legislation to significantly reform leasehold property ownership is on the horizon.

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Weil Gotshal & Manges and McDermott Will & Emery have acted on the Barclay brothers’ sale of Claridges, the Berkeley and the Connaught to Qatar-owned Constellation Hotels, ending years of litigation concerning the ownership of the hotels. Weil Gotshal private equity senior partner Marco Compagnoni led the team advising Barclay brothers Sir David and Sir […]

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Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co’s tech team has helped new client Breezie  to secure  investment from the Ziegler Link•Age Longevity Fund.  client, Breezie, to secure a strategic investment from the Ziegler Link•Age Longevity Fund.  Breezie, a software and services platform, is pioneering the use of  touch-screen devices, smart analytics and accessibility to simplify the online experience […]

Anthony Korn of No5 represents appellant in new ruling on TUPE services

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has recently ruled that for the purpose of the TUPE Service Provision Change rules in certain circumstances a ‘client’ is not limited to one legal entity and can include a group of clients who act in concert.   The case concerned the transfer of maintenance services in a private housing estate in […]

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Fried Frank litigation head Cherryman departs for King & Spalding following restructure

Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson’s London head of international disputes Nick Cherryman has joined King & Spalding as a partner. Cherryman officially left the firm last week (21 April). Partner Justin Michaelson has been promoted to head of the practice. Michaelson featured in The Lawyer Hot 100 in 2014 (13 January 2014). He joined […]

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Moves: 27 April 2015

Move of the week US firm Cahill Gordon & Reindel has hired its first UK-qualified lawyer in London. Richard Kelly, who is a former partner at Shearman & Sterling, joined the firm to head its litigation practice following the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority’s grant to operate as an ABS in March 2015. Kelly was a partner […]

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