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COVID-19 has put many businesses in a difficult financial situation

Although the Government recognised this by pushing the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 through Parliament to try and stem the inevitable wave of insolvencies, directors and owners cannot afford to take their eyes off the ball for a second.

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Greenberg adds to hiring spree with W&C partners

Rapidly growing Greenberg Traurig Maher (GTM) has snared a brace of capital markets partners from White & Case. Paul Maher The US firm has hired Andrew Croxford and Andrew Caunt to bolster its capital markets capabilities in the City. Earlier this month The Lawyer reported that GTM had hired former White & Case London-based finance […]

Getting the ball rolling

The August lull is grinding on and, while the hallowed halls of the UK’s leading law firms are all but deserted, not everyone has taken a holiday. In fact, for a certain band of magic circle lawyers the last few weeks have been the busiest in a long time. As we report today, Allen & Overy […]

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SRA names members of revamped board

The new members of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) board have been announced, two months after TheLawyer.com revealed that there was ill feeling between the SRA and the Law Society over the appointments process. Martin Coleman Thirteen members, including seven solicitors and six lay members, have won places effective as of January 2010. Two further […]

Rolling Rev Counter 2009

In September The Lawyer will publish the UK 200 Annual Report 2009, the definitive guide to the finances of the UK’s largest law firms. But with the financial reporting season now in full swing, the Rolling Rev Counter will keep you up to date with all the results as they happen. See how your firm […]

Gunning for Svenja

Arsenal FC’s manager Arsene Wenger may have disappointed the club’s fans by barely signing any new talent this season, but the Gunners’ management has brought in a new starlet hoping to score points off the pitch. Former MTV European Networks lawyer Svenja Geissmar has been appointed Arsenal FC’s first-ever general counsel (see story). In the […]

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