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Taking time off to look after dependants

Understanding what employees’ rights are and how this should be handled by employers has never been more important as we reach the peak of the pandemic.

Material adverse change clauses – draft carefully

The unprecedented situation that the coronavirus pandemic has delivered to global commerce has impacted on a variety of contractual issues related to non-contentious day-to-day transactions.

An employment guide to lockdown 3.0

With COVID-19 taking hold once more, the government has put the UK under a third lockdown, forcing all non-essential shops to close once again.

BVI update: “Black Swan” legislation passed

On 31 December 2020, the BVI House of Assembly passed the so-called “Black Swan” Bill amending section 24 of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Virgin Islands) Act (Cap. 80) so as to confer jurisdiction on the BVI Court to grant interim relief in support of foreign proceedings.



Neil Hudgell combines with Rapid to form £20m PI outfit

Acquisitive Hull-headquartered personal injury firm Neil Hudgell Solicitors has today acquired Rapid Solicitors to form a £20m personal injury (PI) business. Neil Hudgell has taken on Rapid’s entire caseload, 120 members of staff and three offices as a result of the deal. All of these will be retained although there is the potential for back […]

UK public sector workers face changes to redundancy payments, says Eversheds

The UK Treasury has published further details of its proposed legislation aimed at enabling certain public bodies to recover redundancy and other exit payments from highly paid employees who return to work in the same part of the public sector within a short period of leaving. On this, Shirley Wright, employment law partner at Eversheds, […]


UK 200 selected profiles

In-depth analyses throughout the entire UK 200 give a rounded picture of each firm’s year. This small selection provides a taste Rank 3: Linklaters Financials Linklaters last year returned to its strongest revenue position in five years after boosting turnover by 5 per cent to £1.255bn, up from £1.195bn at the end of 2012/13. The […]

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