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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.


Corporate lawyers from Walker Morris advise Endless on acquisition and merger

A corporate team from Walker Morris has advised Endless on the acquisition and merger of office2office with Vasanta Group Holdings by way of a newly incorporated company, EVO Business Supplies. The acquisition of office2office was implemented by way of a court-sanctioned scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act and valued office2office’s entire […]

All change at Weil: managing partner Francies reflects on a turbulent 2014

The nights are drawing in, and it’s getting a bit chilly. But has it been a particularly tough week for the City’s law firm managers? This morning brought a management move frenzy, as it has emerged that the top dogs from Slaughter and May and Pinsent Masons are due to retire and step down. At […]

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