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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 […]


New law on property rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Parliament of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina has recently adopted the Law on Property Rights. The Law governs the acquisition, use, disposal, protection and termination of the right of ownership and other property-related rights… Click on the link below to read the rest of the Karanovic & Nikolic briefing.


BLP and Fladgate score on Gareth Bale’s record-breaking transfer deal

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) partner Graham Shear and a team of Fladgate partners have advised footballer Gareth Bale on his record breaking transfer to Real Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur, finalised last night. The transfer window does not close until 11pm tonight, but BLP has confirmed it is one of a range of firms acting for […]

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Exclusive: Hogan Lovells takes British Paralympic Association to Rio 2016

Hogan Lovells has become the official legal services provider to the British Paralympic Association (BPA), consolidating its relationship with the organisation. Under the agreement, the firm will provide legal advice to the BPA until the end of 2016, including for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and next year’s Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia.  Hogan […]

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Shakespeares continues Midlands growth with two new mergers

Shakespeares has expanded again through two bolt-on acquisitions as it continues in its bid to be a £50m mid-tier heavyweight by 2014. The firm has confirmed the addition of Leicester-based Marrons, first mooted in May (31 May 2013) while also tying up with Coventry-based Newsome Vaughan. Marrons is intended to boost Shakespeares’ planning and property […]

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