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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.


Gateley launches all-employee sharesave scheme

National law firm Gateley Plc has launched its all employee sharesave scheme. CEO Michael Ward said: “Part of our rationale for becoming a plc was to give us a greater range of options to attract and incentivise talented people. In other firms, having an equity stake in the business is an opportunity open only to […]

Mid-market comes to terms with change

At our Business Leadership Summit last month the clear and consistent message from private practice leaders, in-house lawyers and experts from outside the market (notably our excellent keynote speakers Nicola Millard of BT and Graham Scrivener of Kotter International) was that, regardless of a firm’s size, the challenges it faces are the same as its rivals.

Ian Brownhill represents family of bi-polar man who died in fire

In a week long inquest the Court heard how Bristol man, Bob Crane was incredibly affable and articulate. Bob who was 61 when he died was one of Bristol’s best known characters and widely loved. Earlier in his life he had had a successful career in the music industry and travelled the world. Sadly as […]

Karanović & Nikolić advises on R&R And Nestle joint venture

Karanović & Nikolić was involved in advising R&R Ice Cream, a leading ice cream company based in the UK, on Serbian law matters relating to its 50/50 joint venture with Nestlé, the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company. The team consisted of Srdjan Dabetić and Stefan Antonić from Karanović & Nikolić’s Belgrade office. Globally, our client was advised […]

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