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Acquisition agreements during Covid-19

Given the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is timely for us to look closely at material adverse change clauses in the context of a business acquisition.

Capital market trends and expectations for 2021

It has certainly been a profound start to a new decade thus far, and after the events of 2020, what have we noticed in terms of new stock exchange listing trends and what do we anticipate for this current calendar year?

The new how: thriving on change

The world is changing. At lightning-fast speed. This white paper, prepared as part of The Lawyer’s Smarter Working Week, looks at the main drivers for change in more detail and how you can prepare for ‘change3’.

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Bank boards must take reputation management seriously

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Network Rail instructs Eversheds to issue legal challenge over rail strikes

Network Rail has drafted in Eversheds on its legal challenge to TSSA trade union over its plans to strike on bank holiday Monday (25 May). The rail company alleges there are “numerous defects” in the union’s ballot. An interim injunction application hearing against TSSA is scheduled to take place at the High Court on Thursday. […]

Supreme Court grants permission to appeal in ‘minimum income requirement’ case

The Supreme Court has granted permission to appeal in MM (Lebanon) and others v Secretary of State for the Home Department. The case deals with immigration rules which require that, before British nationals or other persons lawfully settled in the UK can sponsor a foreign spouse (or partner, including a same-sex partner) from outside of the European […]

11 Stone Buildings supports the London Legal Walk

On 18 May, 10 members and staff of 11 Stone Buildings joined over 9,000 fellow walkers to raise funds for the London Legal Support Trust, the Free Representation Unit and the Bar Pro Bono Unit. The London Support Trust works with thousands of people across the South East and funds over 90 organisations through the […]

Parole Board decision quashed as No5 lawyer succeeds

Philip Rule of No5 Chambers has succeeded in a judicial review to quash decision of the Parole Board in R (Davies) v Parole Board. The Administrative Court (Mr Justice Collins) has allowed the claim brought on behalf of an indeterminate sentence for public protection prisoner against the decision of the Parole Board declining to recommend his […]

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