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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.


Daily Business Review honours DLA Piper’s Joshua Kaye at 2014 Rising Stars Awards

Joshua Kaye, co-chair of DLA Piper’s US Healthcare practice, has been named to the Daily Business Review’s ‘Rising Stars’ list, which recognises young South Florida lawyers whose work has had an impact on the local community. Kaye was recognised for his work within the hospital and health provider industries, as well as private equity and […]

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Baker & McKenzie opens in Jeddah as Middle East focus grows

Baker & McKenzie has boosted its presence in Saudi Arabia with a second office in the Kingdom, launching in Jeddah through affiliate Abdulaziz Al-Ajlan & Partners. Abdulaziz Al-Ajlan & Partners has appointed finance lawyer Julie Alexander to support and manage the development of the new office, the seventh for Baker & McKenzie in the region. […]

Eversheds advises Holidaybreak on £245m refinancing deal

Eversheds has advised education and activity travel group Holidaybreak on the refinancing of its group bank facilities. The new £245m facility extends the current facility, resulting in a £100m term loan facility, a £22m bonding facility and a £123m revolving credit facility. M&G Alternatives Investment Management provided £30m of the term loan facility, which is […]

Gateley advises Ensco 1070 on Oxford United FC investment

Gateley has advised on a deal that saw investment vehicle Ensco 1070 invest in Oxford United Football Club. Led by Darryl Eales and former Watford Football Club chief executive Mark Ashton, the deal will add strength to the current management team at the club and provide additional financial resources to help achieve the club’s long-term […]

Insolvency law

Barnea & Co offers unique expertise in consulting, managing and representing companies, lenders and creditors in all corporate insolvency proceedings. This includes companies facing financial difficulties, companies that have been granted protection against creditors or are in receivership or liquidation and also individuals facing bankruptcy. As part of its activity, the firm offers counsel on […]

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