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5 questions with a Moneypenny legal PA

What does a day in the life of a Legal PA at Moneypenny involve? We caught up with one of our Legal PAs, Team Leader; Jasmine Lloyd, to find out.

Can you compel staff to be vaccinated against Covid-19?

Employment law is not crystal clear on this question; an employer has a duty to ensure the safety of their employees and all those with whom they interact during the course of their work. Therefore, there may be a case for insisting that all employees are vaccinated.

Leasehold reform legislation on the horizon

Karl Anders, Louise Power and Sandip Singh, Walker Morris’ Housing and Banking Litigation specialists, explain The UK Government’s recent announcement that legislation to significantly reform leasehold property ownership is on the horizon.

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Manjit Gill QC, head of the international human rights group at No5 Chambers, is set to chair a Birmingham City University talk titled ‘Meriam Ibrahim: the case that gripped the world’. The talk, to be held at the university on 1 October, will host a panel of international experts to discuss the case of Meriam […]

Gateley set to host next planning seminar in October 2014

Gateley has announced that the next series of legal updates on recent planning case law, policies and legislative changes will take place during autumn 2014. The law firm’s planning experts will be discussing the following topics: Changes to the Environmental Impact Assessment regime The National Planning Practice Guidance; the NPPF in decision making Community Infrastructure […]

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Gordons, Walker Morris turn to Irwin Mitchell and Pinsents for senior partner hires

Yorkshire firms Gordons and Walker Morris have recruited new department heads from national firms Irwin Mitchell and Pinsent Masons respectively. Leeds firm Walker Morris turned to Pinsents for the hire of partner Rupert Bent as head of intellectual property (IP). Bent was formerly head of IP litigation for the regions at Pinsents, with a practice […]

Criminal litigation

Our criminal department consists of flexible and accomplished practitioners from a wide range of backgrounds, many of whom are well-known throughout China for their successful involvement in high-profile cases. Some lawyers previously worked for the police, prosecution authorities and different levels of courts. We are also actively involved in criminal legislation, such as the drafting […]

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‘Russia’s Facebook’ $1.5bn deal ends long-running litigation

Four firms have played lead roles in a $1.47bn (£900m) transaction between two Russian online giants which brought to an end years of complex litigation. Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, Hogan Lovells and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom were all instructed on the sale by United Capital […]

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