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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 […]


Croatia: recent news highlights — Strategic Investment Act and proposed new act on maritime goods and sea harbours

The new act on strategic investment in Croatia has achieved its goal of reducing administrative procedures and ensuring the speedy realisation of strategic projects in Croatia. In order to declare a project ‘strategic’, it must meet several criteria. Foremost, the project must be in accordance with spatial planning regulations. Also, the total amount of capital […]

Matrix loses David Miranda case

Read all about it: Matrix Chambers’ Matthew Ryder QC has lost a dramatic case for Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald’s partner David Miranda, detained under the Terrorism Act last year. This case has been central to the Edward Snowdon whistleblowing furore and a massive undertaking for Ryder and Bindmans, who stepped in to secure a partial […]

Clifford Chance

Latham & Watkins hits Clifford Chance for third private equity star

Clifford Chance’s private equity practice has taken a blow with the departure of star Carlyle partner Kem Ihenacho to Latham & Watkins. He is the third partner to have quit Clifford Chance for Latham & Watkins within the last year. London partner and Africa practice co-head Ihenacho was one of the firm’s remaining contacts for […]

DLA Piper advises McCambridge Group on sale of Soreen to Gibbs Croft

DLA Piper has advised the McCambridge Group on the sale of Soreen to Gibbs Croft, part of Samworth Brothers. The acquisition includes the Soreen bakery site at Trafford Park in Manchester. The DLA Piper corporate team was led by partner Tim Lake with assistance from associate Nicky Randle. Catalyst Corporate Finance was also appointed to […]

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