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On-demand webinar: Employee engagement and future HR trends Q&A webinar discussion

Andrew Rayment and Charlotte Smith (both Employment) presented a live Q&A webinar discussion on ‘Employee engagement and future HR trends’. Walker Morris employment lawyers were joined by Lisa Rowlinson-Brown, People Director at Symington’s, Steve Joyce, HR Director at Airedale International Air Conditioning and Catherine de la Poer, Leadership Developer at Halcyon Coaching.

Keeping expert evidence secret at an inquest

There has rightly been increasing emphasis since the Mid Staffs inquiry and other high media profile investigations, such as Hillsborough, on the responsibility of public bodies to be open and candid in all of their dealings with the Coroner.

Nautica Marine Limited v Trafigura Trading (The Leonidas)

On 28 July 2020 Foxton J handed down judgment in this important case concerning the effect of “subjects” in commercial negotiations, which contains a number of significant points of interest to those negotiating contracts, particularly in the charter market.

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Eversheds Saladžius launches the School of Legal Excellence

On 6 October, Eversheds Saladžius launched the School of Legal Excellence, which has been organised in co-operation with Vilnius University Faculty of Law. During the opening ceremony, the welcoming speeches were delivered by the managing partner of Eversheds Saladžius, Jonas Saladžius, as well as the dean of Vilnius University Faculty of Law, Prof Dr Tomas Davulis. […]

Attorney-at-law set to discuss alternative dispute resolution in the banking sector

Eversheds attorney-at-law Lina Aleknaitė-Van der Molen is to give a presentation at an international conference titled ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution in Business’ on 16 October 2014. The conference is organised by Kazimieras Simonavicius university and the Office of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania. The topic of the presentation is ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution in Banking […]

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BLP, Clifford Chance, OC and Stephenson Harwood miss out on Lloyds panel spots

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), Clifford Chance, Osborne Clarke and Stephenson Harwood are understood to have missed out on Lloyds’ core panel spots in its latest review, which reduced the roster from 12 to 10. Eversheds, Herbert Smith Freehills and Linklaters were among those re-appointed to the panel, which was cut from a core roster of […]

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Footing the bill: Baker & McKenzie’s £3m 65th anniversary splash-out

On Saturday night under the bright lights of Wembley stadium’s five-a-side pitch, 800 Baker & McKenzie partners kicked up a muddy battle in the annual Bakers World Cup. The result was unknown when we went to press, but the London office team were favourites to win with the help of managing partner Paul Rawlinson. They […]

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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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