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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’.


Cancer Research UK to restructure legal team

Cancer Research UK is consulting on plans to restructure its legal team for the first time in six years. The changes could affect each of the three arms of the charity’s 15-strong legal team, The Lawyer understands. A number of lawyers in Cancer Research’s fundraising legal team are expected to be elevated to senior legal counsel as a result of […]

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Clifford Chance in hunt for China merger

Clifford Chance is understood to be seeking a China merger and has held talks with some of the country’s top-tier firms. The Lawyer understands that the magic circle firm has explored the possibility of a merger with a number of top-tier Chinese firms, with one being identified as Zhong Lun. The discussions with Zhong Lun, […]

Business Leadership awards alumni: Addleshaw Goddard KM team

The trend for knowledge management (KM) and its specialists, to move ever closer to the strategic core of law firms’ businesses was highlighted perfectly by the success of Addleshaw Goddard at last year’s Business Leadership Awards. The award also highlighted the trend towards firms working in partnership on client matters.

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