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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.

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The Lawyer Management: Baker & McKenzie

Brian Henderson has been the chief operating officer of Baker & McKenzie’s offices in China, Hong Kong and Vietnam since February 2012. He was formerly COO then global head of legal sourcing at Linklaters, where he was based in London and lived briefly in Paris. He is now based in Hong Kong. What are the […]

Siemens

Siemens hands UK panel spots to firm trio as roster cut

Siemens has given new panel places to Eversheds and Osborne Clarke as the engineering and technology group completes a major slimming-down of its UK legal roster. The two firms join Reed Smith on a three-firm panel that has been cut down from six, with no fixed term for the appointment confirmed. Addleshaw Goddard, Midlands firm […]

HMV

MoFo wins instruction from creditors on HMV administration

Morrison & Foerster (MoFo) has taken a role advising a group of creditors on the administration of HMV, as reports surface suggesting the music retailer could still be rescued by a buyer. City litigation partner Jonathan Wheeler is leading a MoFo team acting for a roster of HMV’s supplier creditors including Warner Music UK, Paramount […]

UK Infrastructure Update

This update covers the latest round of changes to UK infrastructure law. To download the briefing click on the link above

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Eversheds scoops up Salans’ Shanghai employment team

Eversheds has taken on a team of four employment lawyers from the Shanghai office of Salans, which is to merge with SNR Denton in the coming months. The team is led by Iris Duchetsmann, formerly of counsel and head of the China labour law team in Salans’ Shanghai office. Duchetsmann joins Eversheds’ Shanghai office as […]

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