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Pubs, bars and restaurants using apps – managing Covid-19 restrictions

Covid-19 restrictions on the leisure, food & drink sector were relaxed in England on the 4 July, with other nations in the UK on differing timetables, and businesses are turning to app-based solutions to aida transition back to some form of normality. This briefing covers considerations for procuring and deploying mobile apps to manage Covid-19 restrictions.

Government announces £80m investment to cut emissions from homes and industry

As part of its decarbonisation agenda the Government has announced that it will invest nearly £80 million towards reducing carbon emissions across homes and energy intensive businesses. The announcement forms part of wider efforts to ensure the UK meets its legally binding target to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Angola: Mergers & Acquisitions 2020

Susana Almeida Brandão (Managing Associate) and Vanusa Gomes (Managing Associate of ASP Advogados – VdA Legal Partners member in Angola) write a chapter for ICLG Mergers & Acquisitons 2020, an international guide that compares legislation from around the world. The lawyers write the Angola chapter where they explain and develop the country’s mergers and acquisitions […]



Moves: 13 October 2014

Move of the week Gunnercooke has hired former Nationwide general counsel Liz Kelly as a partner in its corporate group. She has also taken on the role of organisational and performance director for the London team. UK London James Barratt has joined Squire Patton Boggs as of counsel. He joins from O’Melveny & Myers, where […]


Allen & Overy targets Belfast expansion with 100 new roles over five years

Allen & Overy (A&O) has unveiled plans to recruit up to 100 new roles for its Belfast office over the next five years, a projection that underlines the role the office is likely to play in facilitating the firm’s future growth and which should see it become its second-largest office worldwide. Around 70 of the […]

Olswang CEO David Stewart in shock resignation

A year and a half ago David Stewart was re-elected as Olswang chief executive, a term that was supposed to last three years. But halfway through that term, Stewart has suddenly resigned. It is clear that this has taken a lot of people by surprise internally. Stewart has been temporarily replaced by Michael Burdon, the […]

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Top 10 stories: 3-9 October 2014

Our 10 biggest stories last week included flexible working, shock resignations and the collapse of Tods Murray. The way lawyers work affects everyone within the profession, and so the news that Mishcon de Reya is implementing three-day weeks and “unlimited” holidays drew in the readers and the comments last week. Opinion was divided over whether […]

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