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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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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has been no stranger to the headlines this month, having made a series of bold – and rare – US lateral hires. Now the firm has come out with an even bolder mission plan. As outlined in this week’s cover feature, the firm wants to discard its magic circle tag in the […]

ECB must consider rewards for whistleblowers, says Eversheds

Eversheds partner Andrew Henderson has commented on the news that the European Central Bank (ECB) is set to establish a whistleblower system to get tips on banks that may be breaking its rules. He said: ‘As EU agencies, such as the ECB, are given more oversight powers, the establishment of a whistleblower mechanism is not […]

Eversheds advises on the Hong Kong IPO of PRC biscuit manufacturer

Eversheds’ Hong Kong office has advised China Merchants Securities (Hong Kong) in connection with the HKD370m (£29m) initial public offering (IPO) of Jiashili Group. The company was successfully listed on 25 September 2014. Jiashili Group is one of the largest biscuit manufacturers in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The company raised HKD370m by issuing […]

Antitrust

Barnea & Co provides comprehensive solutions to its clients for all matters regarding antitrust and competition laws. Barnea & Co has extensive and wide-ranging experience in representing clients before the Israeli Antitrust Authority and the antitrust tribunal, as well as involvement in various litigation proceedings conducted in Israeli courts. This includes class actions and commercial […]

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