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Covid-19 & green finance: What next?

In this feature article, Mark Oliphant of The International Stock Exchange Group goes from Brexit and through COVID-19 to explore the impact so far on, and the prospects for the future of, green finance and the wider sustainable investing market.

Virtual roundtable: In a period of unknown, how can we make a difference?

Following the success of our first Virtual Roundtable, we are pleased to announce details of the next session. The expert panel will continue their discussion around current priority pain points, challenges and opportunities. They will share more insights into the shifting workplace culture, and how they are adapting to new ways of working during the […]

Covid-19 – charity AGM restrictions in the Isle of Man

The COVID-19 pandemic and associated restrictions place unprecedented difficulties on Isle of Man registered charities holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM). Due to the recent implementation of measures regarding social distancing, isolation and restrictions on travel and movement, the logistics of a charity holding an AGM in the usual manner is not possible. The Isle of Man Attorney General has issued some guidance to assist Manx charities over the coming months.



No (Clifford) Chance, says Jumeirah

As everyone with their finger on fashion’s fickle pulse knows, the buzzword this autumn is austerity. From the muted pastel tones that will be filling our wardrobes as the leaves fall to the cuts that are likely to reduce public sector spending to Jarrow March proportions, less is most certainly more. And if any place […]

Slaughters: litigation talks

Slaughter and May dispute resolution head Richard Clark strongly refutes any suggestion that his group is the poorer relation of the firm’s stellar corporate practice. “Is dispute resolution only a service department?,” he questions rhetorically. “That’s never been true. We’ve always had many standalone DR clients.” Slaughter and May is among London’s litigation elite alongside […]

The Stig

Clarke Willmott and Davenport Lyons advise on Stig court case

Clarke Willmott and Davenport Lyons advised on the high-profile dispute between the BBC and Top Gear driver the Stig. Clarke Willmott solicitor advocate Owen Williams represented former Formula Three driver and stuntman Ben Collins, who has been revealed as the Top Gear mystery driver. Davenport Lyons partner Robin Shaw acted for publisher HarperCollins, assisted by […]


Farrers defends News of the World against George Galloway claim

Farrer & Co is defending News of the World publisher News Group Newspapers (NGN) in an action brought by former MP George Galloway, who claims his phone was hacked by the paper. Galloway, who is being represented by Farooq Bajwa & Co name partner Farooq Bajwa, has launched an action in the High Court and […]


German corporate partner to stand for CC senior partner job

The race to replace Stuart Popham as senior partner at Clifford Chance has stepped up a notch with German corporate partner Daniela Weber-Rey telling partners she is planning to stand. The news was revealed on German legal website Juve this morning. So far, only tax partner Jonathan Elman has formally announced that he will stand […]

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