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A business continuity plan is an essential tool for ensuring a business will survive a business impacting incident. 75% of companies without a business continuity plan will fail within 3 years of their first major incident and 20% of companies will suffer from a fire, flood, terrorism, power outage, roof damage or theft in any […]

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Mishcon employment head stands down, election to be held in October

Mishcon de Reya will hold the first-ever management elections for its real estate and employment head roles next month with employment head Joanna Blackburn pledging to step down After the firm’s move to replace management and board appointments with elections last year both the employment and real estate roles will be opened up to a […]

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co appoints Andrew Edginton as operations director

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has appointed a new operations director. Andrew Edginton, finance director for an operating unit at BT Business (BTB), a £3.5bn division of BT, took up his new role at the law firm on 6 October. Reporting directly to Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co’s chief executive, David Fennell, Edginton has overall […]

David Boyd joins Eversheds’ contract lawyer business

David Boyd, previously London head of banking at Eversheds, has joined Eversheds Agile, the firm’s contract lawyer business. Eversheds Agile has doubled in revenue terms year on year since inception, with 50 lawyers out on contract with clients each month. Boyd’s arrival is intended to ensure that this rapid growth continues. As part of his […]

Wierzbowski Eversheds represents Orange Polska in UKE cassation appeal

At a hearing on 8 October 2014 concerning the decision by the president of the Office of Electronic Communications (UKE) imposing a fine of PLN8m (£1.5m) on Telekomunikacja Polska SA (now Orange Polska), the Supreme Court of Poland denied the cassation appeal by the telecommunications regulator. Wierzbowski Eversheds represented its client Orange at all stages […]

Bakers, KWM SJB in management shakeups

Baker & McKenzie has re-elected Eduardo Leite as chairman this week, extending his four-year term to 2016. The announcement comes at the same time as Bakers’ global partners’ meeting, which will see over 800 partners gather in London to chew the fat and debate the future strategy of the world’s biggest law firm. Leite’s re-appointment […]

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