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Loading NIS directive 2.0 for higher cybersecurity protection

Given that the landscape of threats has significantly expanded, it comes as no surprise that the European Commission has proposed a revised version of the Directive concerning measures for a high common level of security of network and information systems across the Union.


Irwin Mitchell

Irwin Mitchell continues trend of reduced partner promotions

Irwin Mitchell has announced seven partner promotions across its offices in the UK, which will take effect from 1 May 2015. The number of promotions is down from last year, when 10 were added to the firm’s partnership. It is also lower than in 2013 when the firm promoted 14 to its partnership, which was […]


CMA picks up Freshfields antitrust partner as senior legal director

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has hired Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer antitrust partner Andrea Gomes da Silva as senior legal director of its markets, mergers and sector regulation group. Da Silva will report to CMA general counsel Sarah Cardell who took on the role in late 2013 from Slaughter and May. Da Silva is expected […]


Nabarro recruits Singapore head from Clyde & Co JV

Nabarro has announced the appointment of Clasis managing director Steven Lim as partner and head of its Singapore office. Lim has left Clasis LLC, a constituent of joint law venture (JLV) Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore, which he founded and worked as managing director. The formation of the JLV was announced in 2012 and was […]


Pan-Baltic firms Lawin and Raidla Lejins split to form new alliances

Pan-Baltic firms Lawin and Raidla Lejins & Norcous have both split up, with the two reforming to establish new alliances spanning the region. LAWIN’s Latvian and Lithuanian offices have joined forces with Raidla’s Estonian office to form Ellex, while Raidla’s Latvian and Lithuanian offices, together with Lawin Estonia, are teaming up to set up Cobalt. […]

UK construction industry at a crossroads, says Eversheds

Michael Conroy Harris, construction expert at law firm Eversheds, has commented on the latest UK economic growth figures, Conroy Harris said: “While the headline figure will be analysed for its impact on the general election, the underlying figure for UK construction is yet another worrying sign that the industry is at a crossroads. ”On the back […]

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