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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 […]


Shoosmiths celebrates a record year for its corporate practice group

Shoosmiths is celebrating a record year for its corporate practice group, reflected in several third-party endorsements of its growing reputation. Shoosmiths was placed as the number two law firm by deal volume nationally in Experian’s 2014 UK Deal Review and Advisor League Table, with 120 reported deals. The national team’s strength in depth is evidenced by […]

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Travers Smith advises as books IPO ticket

Travers Smith is advising the UK’s largest online rail bookings company as it prepares to go public later this year. Travers Smith corporate head Spencer Summerfield is leading the advice for owners Exponent, alongside corporate partners Adrian West and Charles Casassa. Herbert Smith Freehills corporate partner Chris Haynes and global head of capital […]

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