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Who should pay for fire safety building remediation costs?

In December 2020, we reported on the vote by the House of Lords on amendments to the Fire Safety Bill relating to the remediation costs associated with the replacement of the dangerous cladding panels and other fire safety defects. Both the Fire Safety Bill and the Building Safety Bill are anticipated to come into effect early this year.

‘Diversity is a given, Inclusion is a choice’ – actionable ideas

In our 3rd blog in the series, ‘Diversity is given, Inclusion is a choice’, Annelieke Jense and Frouke Horstmann provide practical ways based on their experience working with clients on how organisations can create a true inclusive culture by installing processes that mitigate unconscious biases.


International Tax Review honours DLA Piper with two awards

DLA Piper has received two Americas Tax Awards from International Tax Review, a publication dedicated to international tax strategy. The firm was named 2014 International Law Firm of the Americas for the fifth consecutive year and Los Angeles Tax Firm of the Year for the second time in three years. The Americas Tax Awards recognise […]

Corporate exit puts a downer on the party at KWMSJB

King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin (KWMSJB) should be in celebration mode, as the firm prepares to blow out its first birthday candles following its mega-merger last November. But the news of yet another private equity partner exit from its City base is likely to dampen spirits somewhat. And this time, it’s a particularly big […]

Banking law

Barnea & Co offers a comprehensive service to lenders, borrowers, advisers and other intermediaries. We represent banks, finance companies, private investment funds and financial institutions both in Israel and abroad. The firm provides a full range of legal services in a variety of matters, including advising clients in complex financing transactions, representing clients in a […]


Express Solicitors hits £8.7m turnover for the first time

Manchester-based Express Solicitors reported a 21 per cent increase in fee income over the last 12 months, with end of year figures increasing from £7.2m in 2012/13 to a record £8.7m in 2013/14. The personal injury firm, which was granted an ABS licence in April 2014, merged with local firm Lavin Copitch Solicitors last year. […]

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