In an effort to lessen financial pressure on businesses, the Government has suspended Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR) until March 2021 unless certain conditions are met.
The panel discussed the key themes up for debate in the ongoing fourth session of the Intergovernmental Conference dedicated to the negotiation of a legally binding instrument under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction.
There have been several recent developments in connection with international data transfers. The most significant of these are the conclusion of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement on 31 December 2020 and the European Court of Justice’s “Schrems II” decision. This briefing considers the implications of both for investment funds.
As one of the hardest-hit sectors of 2020, the construction industry has been forced to adapt to survive, potentially changing the shape of construction in the long run.
The European Securities and Markets Association (“ESMA”) has published a statement on reverse solicitation of clients by third country firms following Brexit and the end of the UK transition period on 31 December 2020. It has identified what it calls “questionable practices” by firms in this regard, for example, using general clauses or online pop-up “I agree” […]
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Revived interest in Japan from certain law firms may have something to do with the Rugby World Cup.
Kirkland & Ellis and Simpson Thacher are expected to deliver another strong set of results in coming weeks.
Boutiques are now looking like a particularly attractive option.
Firms must once again turn their attentions towards servicing current clients for a lower cost.
The world is becoming a more open place to travel based on the Henley Passport Index.
In recent months there has been a glut of senior associate hires.
Fieldfisher is ramping up its foray into the litigation funding market with a new platform to speed up one of the most time-consuming phases of the claim process. The firm has developed a platform that assess new commercial claims to establish whether the litigants are eligibile for funding. The platform, developed on artificial intelligence technology […]
The general counsel and company secretary of DWF is leaving the listed business to take on a similar position within the Ocado Group. Mollie Stoker joins Ocado as deputy GC after the move of in-house lawyer Jonathan Wiseman to the retail arm of the grocer. She is leaving DWF after becoming GC on its listing […]
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang and Addleshaw Goddard are among the four firms that have been added to Scottish Enterprise’s new £8.7m panel. The public body has appointed Scottish firms Brodies and Burness Paull to the panel, as well as CMS and Addleshaws. Shepherd and Wedderburn, which was on the former panel running from 2016 […]
Taylor Wessing is advising pharma giant Pfizer on aspects around the rollout of its Covid-19 vaccine across Europe, The Lawyer understands. The firm is understood to be counselling the company on patent issues arising from the unprecedentedly large-scale distribution of the vaccine it developed in conjunction with German biotech company BioNTech. It is understood that […]
DWF has made up six new partners, in cities such as Manchester and Bristol, while London has missed out for the second year in a row. While there were no London partner promotions, the office did see director elevations. The promotions mostly concern the firm’s insurance and real estate practices. Of the new partners, professional […]
Isotropic Systems has appointed Indira Hann as its first general counsel. Indira Hann has taken on the chief legal role at Isotropic Systems, which designs and develops satellite antennas for rail, defence and aerospace applications In the role, Hann will manage all legal activities regarding Isotropic Systems’ multi-beam broadband terminals, which are on track for […]