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In this article, Sharon Glynn, Senior Development Underwriter at Travelers considers the risks of failing to ensure the continuity of culture during this period of sustained home working. The swift development of the Covid-19 pandemic has plunged us all into a life of home working. Law firms, not typically known for agility, have suddenly found […]

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As COVID-19 continues to pose economic, medical and mental health challenges throughout the UK and beyond, community support is critical. Law firms are in a position to provide help across a broad spectrum of challenges – and many firms throughout the UK have been offering pro bono legal advice, financial donations and gifts in kind to meet community needs during the lockdown.

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As law firms embrace agile work environments in an effort to compete for talent, are older workers getting left behind? UK law firms are leading the pack when it comes to adopting agile work, according to a recently published CBRE survey of major law firms across 15 markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. […]

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Within technology, the development of artificial intelligence is showing it has the power to supercharge change across industries. According to a recent PwC study, the UK’s GDP will be 10.3 percent higher in 2030 as a result of artificial intelligence specifically — the equivalent of an additional £232 billion. That makes it one of the […]

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Setting aside company transactions involving Jersey, Guernsey and BVI companies

Financial pressure can change perspectives on transactions – whether through the lens of an insolvent winding up, in the context of a counterparty or related interested party exploring ways in which they might unravel a transaction, or a new board considering whether a company can extricate itself from contractual arrangements that appear to have been subject to a conflict of interest or which were for an improper purpose.

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