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Covid-19 & green finance: What next?

In this feature article, Mark Oliphant of The International Stock Exchange Group goes from Brexit and through COVID-19 to explore the impact so far on, and the prospects for the future of, green finance and the wider sustainable investing market.

Virtual roundtable: In a period of unknown, how can we make a difference?

Following the success of our first Virtual Roundtable, we are pleased to announce details of the next session. The expert panel will continue their discussion around current priority pain points, challenges and opportunities. They will share more insights into the shifting workplace culture, and how they are adapting to new ways of working during the […]

Covid-19 – charity AGM restrictions in the Isle of Man

The COVID-19 pandemic and associated restrictions place unprecedented difficulties on Isle of Man registered charities holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM). Due to the recent implementation of measures regarding social distancing, isolation and restrictions on travel and movement, the logistics of a charity holding an AGM in the usual manner is not possible. The Isle of Man Attorney General has issued some guidance to assist Manx charities over the coming months.


Linklaters in Magna-nimous sponsorship move

News flash: lawyers have lives outside the law. They are normal people with, like, hobbies and stuff. “Pah! All we lawyers care for is helping our clients’ businesses,” we hear you retort. Well, how’s this for extra-curricular: longstanding Linklaters corporate partner Richard Godden is helping to bring the four surviving medieval copies of Magna Carta […]

Law Rocks Harbottle

Riots at Law Rocks! as Harbottles steals crown

Pop superstardom came to legal market battle of the bands Law Rocks last night in the legendary form of Blur’s drummer Dave Rowntree, who graced a judging panel tasked with finding a winner from a record eight raucous and unusually sweaty lawyer-led bands. Indeed, ‘hot’ was one of the themes of the night after the […]


Lloyds Banking disputes chief quits for Clutch Group

Lloyds Banking Group lawyer Aamir Khan has joined global LPO Clutch Group as general counsel and senior director of UK business. Based in London, Khan will be responsible for expanding US-based Clutch Group’s presence in the UK financial services space. A press statement said: ”[Khan will] respond to the regulatory and litigation needs of UK […]

Dreaming of azure skies

Unless you’re stuck in the office with a pile of documents, this weekend will be a good one. So with the sunny weather in mind, check out our reports on the best holiday destinations, cunningly disguised as analyses of the local legal market. Don’t forget your hat. Greece: Back in the game Malta: An island […]

Supreme Court

Withers leads Scientology marriage appeal as revenue growth slows

Withers was in the front line of a controversial Supreme Court challenge to the legal definition of religion in England today, acting for a woman wishing to marry her fiancé in the Church of Scientology. The Supreme Court hearing comes as Withers announced a more than 4 per cent slump in profit per equity partner […]

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