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FCA test case ruling – welcome news for businesses

The High Court has handed down the long-awaited judgment in the coronavirus business interruption insurance test case brought by the FCA. Whilst the judgment may be appealed by the insurers, it is a very positive outcome for most businesses.

Can SECR fill the void where ESOS failed?

Whilst Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting (SECR) could be seen at first glance as a watered down ESOS without the site audits, it has the ability to deliver a wide range of energy efficiency and carbon reduction measures for organisations for years to come in a way that ESOS alone will never achieve.

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US firm to set up shop in London with Mishcon team hire

A three-strong team from Mishcon de Reya is leaving the firm for a New York group action boutique, which is set to open an office in the City this year. The team is led by partner James Oldnall, who will be leading on the opening of US litigation firm Milberg Phillips Grossman in the City. […]

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Law Against Loneliness: 14 May

Poll of the Day Image of the Day From Philip Turner: “The Ashfords real estate partners have a daily partners meeting and this was one of those days…” Dog of the Day “This is Lola, a Hungarian Vizsla,” says Peter Titus of DCT Facilities Management. “While she gets her daily exercise I take a break […]

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BP prepares to review legal roster this year

BP is set to kick off a review of its legal panel this year for its UK and international operations, The Lawyer understands. The oil giant is expected to begin the process during the summer, with the expectation of updating its roster of external law firms before the end of 2020. It comes as some […]

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