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Pubs, bars and restaurants using apps – managing Covid-19 restrictions

Covid-19 restrictions on the leisure, food & drink sector were relaxed in England on the 4 July, with other nations in the UK on differing timetables, and businesses are turning to app-based solutions to aida transition back to some form of normality. This briefing covers considerations for procuring and deploying mobile apps to manage Covid-19 restrictions.

Government announces £80m investment to cut emissions from homes and industry

As part of its decarbonisation agenda the Government has announced that it will invest nearly £80 million towards reducing carbon emissions across homes and energy intensive businesses. The announcement forms part of wider efforts to ensure the UK meets its legally binding target to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Angola: Mergers & Acquisitions 2020

Susana Almeida Brandão (Managing Associate) and Vanusa Gomes (Managing Associate of ASP Advogados – VdA Legal Partners member in Angola) write a chapter for ICLG Mergers & Acquisitons 2020, an international guide that compares legislation from around the world. The lawyers write the Angola chapter where they explain and develop the country’s mergers and acquisitions […]


Brian Craig

Letter of law: Brian Craig, Lockheed Martin

As European GC at security company Lockheed Martin, Brian Craig not only deals with fighter jets and arms trafficking, but the more everyday matter of sorting your post. If you received a letter in the post this morning, chances are that Lockheed Martin was involved in its delivery. In the UK more than 60 million […]

Links and Wachtell lead as Deutsche Börse and NYSE merger advances

Linklaters and Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz have claimed the leading M&A roles on the proposed merger between the US and German stock exchanges. A Düsseldorf-based Linklaters team is understood to be acting for Deutsche Börse on the deal, led by capital markets partner Ralph Wollburg, while Brussels competition head Alec Burnside is working on […]

SSH serves up HSBC facility for Jamie Oliver empire

Squire Sanders Hammonds (SSH) and West End firm Collins Benson Goldhill took leading roles on HSBC’s provision of banking facilities to part of Jamie Oliver’s expanding restaurant empire. SSH acted for longstanding client HSBC, with ­banking partner Iain Shurwood leading. Real estate partner Mike Shaw and corporate partner Tim Hewens also worked on the deal. […]



The last time The Lawyer covered the Turkish market in its Special Reports (8 February 2010), the country was rebounding, very promisingly, off the back of a torrid few years. Optimism pervaded the market and rumours abounded that the country’s ­potential was not going unnoticed by international firms. “It’s going to be a very interesting […]

Chris Carroll

Tulkinghorn: Goggle images

Who does Chris Carroll think he is? Tulkinghorn recently caught a glimpse of the blueblood lawyer sporting a supremely snazzy pair of ­outsize funky specs that seemed completely out of ­character for the Travers senior partner. Then the penny dropped. Carroll thinks he’s Tim Eyles. Licence to kill, grill and have your fill Regular readers […]

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