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Taking time off to look after dependants

Understanding what employees’ rights are and how this should be handled by employers has never been more important as we reach the peak of the pandemic.

Material adverse change clauses – draft carefully

The unprecedented situation that the coronavirus pandemic has delivered to global commerce has impacted on a variety of contractual issues related to non-contentious day-to-day transactions.

An employment guide to lockdown 3.0

With COVID-19 taking hold once more, the government has put the UK under a third lockdown, forcing all non-essential shops to close once again.

BVI update: “Black Swan” legislation passed

On 31 December 2020, the BVI House of Assembly passed the so-called “Black Swan” Bill amending section 24 of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Virgin Islands) Act (Cap. 80) so as to confer jurisdiction on the BVI Court to grant interim relief in support of foreign proceedings.


Segment graph 11-20

11-20 segments: extracts

We examine the UK’s top 50 law firms in groups of 10 – here are some extracts from the full report Revenue trends Within this segment only Slaughter and May and Eversheds have held steady on revenues over the past five years. The years of greatest activity were 2011 to 2013, when Clyde & Co, […]

Karanovic & Nikolic attends International Section Seasonal Meeting of the NYSBA

Karanovic & Nikolic has supported the 2014 International Section Seasonal Meeting of the NYSBA, which took place in Vienna this year. The main topic of the meeting was ‘Rebuilding the Transatlantic Marketplace — Austria and Central Europe as Catalysts for Entrepreneurship and Innovation’. Karanovic & Nikolic’s Milan Lazić, who heads the firm’s dispute resolution department, moderated a […]

David Ryan

Pinsents set for managing partner election as Ryan steps down

Pinsent Masons managing partner David Ryan has decided not to seek re-election at the end of his current term in April 2015. There has not been a contested managing partner election at the firm since Ryan first took on the role in 1999. A statement released by the firm said that Ryan would remain heavily […]


Philip Rodney: The megafirms shall not inherit the earth

Technological innovations and clients’ collaborative business practices are infiltrating law, giving independent local outfits a boost Even (or perhaps especially) in a jurisdiction as small as Scotland, a law firm must think globally. We have an import market – servicing clients from abroad who want to do business here – and an export market – […]

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