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Workplace mentorship and why it builds great organisations

Starting an entirely new job usually requires you to learn from more experienced co-workers. Even if you’ve had training beforehand, there’s often a world of difference between preparing to do a job in theory, and actually carrying it out in practice.

Video: Keeping trade moving revisited

Last October our in-house lawyer training day sought to address the question of how can we keep trade moving? We looked at issues such as: the speed of change, Brexit, collaboration and the changing customer.

COVID-19: Where now for employment tribunals?

Recent reforms to the Employment Tribunal system and a move towards virtual hearings are intended to boost hearing capacity and access to justice. We consider the developments to the pre-existing approach and what this means for employers. Justice in slow motion?

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South London Legal Partnership confirms trainee scheme days after official merger

The South London Legal Partnership (SLLP), which opened earlier this week following the merger of London’s Merton, Kingston, Sutton and Richmond legal teams, is to launch its own trainee scheme.  Merton, which merged its legal capability with Richmond in 2011 (28 February 2011), is hosting the trainee programme and the 90-strong shared service, believed to […]

Fraud and financial crime

The discovery of fraud within an organisation can not only damage its reputation but shake the confidence of its lenders, shareholders, employees and customers. Unless the response is swift and uncompromising, it can become progressively more difficult to restore faith, trace lost assets and bring the perpetrators to justice. Our global fraud and international investigations […]

Karanovic & Nikolic hosts arbitration cocktail in Belgrade

Karanovic & Nikolic has hosted a cocktail on the occasion of the Twin Conference in Belgrade. The conference was organised by the Austrian Arbitration Association and the Serbian Arbitration Association with the support of VIAC and the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law at the law firm’s offices in Belgrade.

Eversheds launches African Law Institute and boosts development of African operations

Eversheds has announced a new pan-African strategy, which will focus on setting up the Eversheds African Law Institute (EALI) and creating five key hub offices.  EALI is an organisation designed to allow member law firms in Africa to access training and knowledge-sharing programmes while fostering commercial opportunities on a regional and international basis. Firms in 14 countries have so far […]

Allen & Overy advises Sun & Life on acquisition of Flabeg’s solar division

Allen & Overy has advised Saudi Arabian solar company Sun & Life, a subsidiary of ACWA Holding, on the acquisition of the insolvent solar division of the Flabeg Group. The sellers of the leading solar-mirror manufacturer based in Furth im Wald are Flabeg GmbH, which is managed under a debtor-in-possession scheme, and the insolvency administrator of Flabeg Holding GmbH. The […]

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