Latest Briefings

Covid-19 Ireland: Support extended credit guarantee scheme and new pandemic fund

On 2 May 2020 the Irish Government agreed a suite of important measures to further support affected small, medium and larger businesses. These include a €2 billion COVID-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme to support bank lending to small and medium sized enterprises and a new €2 billion Pandemic Stabilisation and Recovery Fund to support medium and large enterprises.

Use of Government’s coronavirus job retention scheme by companies in administration: Debenhams

In a judgment handed down on 6th May 2020 in Re Debenhams Retail Ltd (in administration) [2020] EWCA Civ 600, the Court of Appeal provided confirmation on the implications for office holders and insolvent estates of using the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme in administrations, following the previous first instance decisions on the issue in Re Carluccio’s Ltd [2020] EWHC 886 (Ch) and Re Debenhams Retail Ltd [2020] EWHC 921 (Ch). Matthew Weaver considers the judgment and its implications in this briefing.

Use of Government’s coronavirus job retention scheme by companies in administration: Carluccio’s

In a judgment handed down on Monday 13th April 2020 in Re Carluccio’s Limited (in administration) [2020] EWHC 886 (Ch), Snowden J considered the application of the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme in administrations both as a matter of principle and in respect of the logistics and practicalities involved for office holders. Matthew Weaver considers the judgment and its implications in this briefing.

Green is good – a Channel Islands perspective

Fiona Le Poidevin, CEO of The International Stock Exchange Group, explores how the Channel Islands are utilising experience and expertise to make a significant impact in global green and sustainable finance initiatives.

FIRM FACTS

KIRKLAND & ELLIS LLP


REVENUE

£1,962M

PARTNERS

441

OFFICES

14

VIEW MORE

CLIENTS (79)
MATTERS (1421)
MANAGEMENT TEAM (20)

Recommended

Real estate report 2019: The firm spending $8m on lawtech is…

Innovation, specifically the use of proptech, is becoming increasingly influential in the strategies of the world’s largest property practices, as highlighted in The Lawyer’s upcoming Global Real Estate 50 report. The report, which is published later this month, focuses on the strategies of the world’s biggest real estate teams, with technology forming an important part […]

arrow

Latham’s new chair guides firm to $3.4bn revenue high

Just over six months into his new role as chair of the firm, Richard Trobman has rounded off a strong set of financial results for Latham & Watkins with double-digit revenue growth for 2018. Trobman took on the firm’s top job last summer following the departure from the role of Bill Voge, who was forced […]

Nicola Brooks

KPMG targets Travers for new legal ops unit

Big Four accountancy firm KPMG has hired Travers Smith‘s operations director to lead a new legal consulting unit that supports in-house teams on digital transformation. Nicola Brooks, who spent more than three years at Travers Smith focusing on legal delivery, will head the new legal operations and transformation (LOTS) service alongside the accountancy firm’s head […]

Recruit legal talent

Get your role in front of over 300,000 legal professionals when you advertise with The Lawyer. Our team of experts provide bespoke solutions to help solve all your recruitment challenges.

Find out more