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Pubs, bars and restaurants using apps – managing Covid-19 restrictions

Covid-19 restrictions on the leisure, food & drink sector were relaxed in England on the 4 July, with other nations in the UK on differing timetables, and businesses are turning to app-based solutions to aida transition back to some form of normality. This briefing covers considerations for procuring and deploying mobile apps to manage Covid-19 restrictions.

Government announces £80m investment to cut emissions from homes and industry

As part of its decarbonisation agenda the Government has announced that it will invest nearly £80 million towards reducing carbon emissions across homes and energy intensive businesses. The announcement forms part of wider efforts to ensure the UK meets its legally binding target to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Angola: Mergers & Acquisitions 2020

Susana Almeida Brandão (Managing Associate) and Vanusa Gomes (Managing Associate of ASP Advogados – VdA Legal Partners member in Angola) write a chapter for ICLG Mergers & Acquisitons 2020, an international guide that compares legislation from around the world. The lawyers write the Angola chapter where they explain and develop the country’s mergers and acquisitions […]


DLA Piper hires Dr Markus Gampp to German intellectual property and technology practice

DLA Piper has appointed Dr Markus Gampp to its German intellectual property and technology practice. Gampp will take up his position as a partner specialising in patent litigation at the firm’s Munich office from 1 February 2014. Gampp previously worked at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in the field of intellectual property/information technology. He advises on contentious legal and […]

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South African mining giant Gold Fields loses GC

South African listed mining company Gold Fields has announced the resignation of its general counsel Michael Fleischer. The announcement, made to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange yesterday (20 January), will see Fleischer step down from his role on 31 January. Fleischer, a former partner at South African firm Webber Wentzel, became Gold Fields’ general counsel iin […]

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Kai Mayfair, cry wallet

It’s got lots of awards, has Kai. Not only a Michelin star, but, according to its website, it was the highest ranked Chinese restaurant in the Sunday Times Food List 2012; Best Chinese restaurant in London in the Hardens Guide; Best Chinese restaurant in something called “Zagat survey” though it doesn’t say when, or what […]

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