Along with other unprecedented measures to protect the public and the economy, the UK government announced on 23 March 2020 that commercial landlords are to be precluded from forfeiting commercial leases and evicting the tenant for non-payment of rent. This measure was originally in place until 30 June 2020. It was initially extended until 31 December.
The government announced on 16 June 2021 that new regulations to be laid before Parliament will require all workers in CQC-registered care homes to receive two doses of vaccines against Covid-19 unless medically exempt.
A round-up of recent cases and regulatory changes affecting the food and drink industry.
In this briefing, commercial dispute resolution specialist Nick McQueen considers arbitration – the method of choice for resolving international commercial disputes – and offers his practical advice to contracting parties.
From 1 October 2021, the food labelling requirements for foods which are prepacked for direct sale (PPDS) will change in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
In this webinar, Lenovo outlines their strategy for a global rollout of contract lifecycle management technology and why artificial intelligence is considered a key part of the services delivery model of the future.
This month’s webcast covers the following Cayman Islands topics: CIMA Inspections of SIBA Registered Persons; Department of International Tax Cooperation (“DITC”) – Updates Bulletin – 15 April 2021; Economic Substance; and Monthly New Product
A new European legislative proposal aims to strengthen pay transparency obligations in companies.
This Webcast examines Culture, Individual Accountability and Fitness & Probity: Key Issues for Independent Non-Executive Directors in the financial services sector.
The simplified support is a support created for micro-enterprises, in a business crisis situation and which have benefited from the simplified Lay-off or from the gradual recovery support, in the amount of EUR 1,330 per employee covered by those measures, paid in a phased manner over 6 months.
Make your next move with The Lawyer Careers. Search and apply for thousands of vacancies, or receive email alerts for new roles when they go live. Whether you're looking at private practice, in-house legal or an exciting business support role, you'll find your future here.Search vacancies
Pounds, not dollars, should be the weapon of choice in the NQ pay war.
Davis Polk has consistently been one of the highest performing US firms over the last decade.
Firms with spacious offices are the ones that will return to work the fastest.
With law firm revenues on the rise, clients are looking for efficiencies
The challenges are mounting for Stephenson Harwood CEO Eifion Morris
The magic circle don’t have a penchant for hiring in new partners externally, so when they do, the market takes note.
Slaughter and May is set to overhaul its executive team through the appointment of a managing partner and chief operating officer (COO). Executive partner Paul Stacey and practice partner David Wittmann will be replaced by a managing partner and COO upon their retirement in April 2022. The managing partner position will take on the functions […]
Amid hope of recovery in the leisure sector, Herbert Smith Freehills, Sidley Austin and Davis Polk & Wardwell are lined up on the New York initial public offering (IPO) of private members club Soho House. The business intends to float under the name Membership Collective Group and was valued at $2bn after a $100m financing […]
Taylor Wessing has launched an agency focused on intellectual property in Beijing, as its practice faces rising local workloads. The agency, which will have an exclusive partnership with the firm’s trademark and IP practice, is called Beijing Tailun IP Agency and will guarantee a degree of market access previously restricted due to the Chinese legal […]
Clifford Chance’s US operations and Latham & Watkins are the latest firms to raise their NQ salaries in a bid to match their competitors’ new rates. The two firms have both pushed the salary base for newly-qualified solicitors (Class of 2020) to $205,000. For Latham, it marks a 7 per cent increase from $190,000. Meanwhile, […]
Kirkland & Ellis has boosted its London investment funds group with the hire of a new partner from Goodwin. Alan Skerritt, an associate at Goodwin who trained at Clifford Chance, will join Kirkland as a partner. His hire closely follows that of Macfarlanes senior associate Ed Prestwich, a lawyer who is understood to have been […]
Property developer Oliver Morley has asked the Supreme Court to clarify the scope of lenders’ duties of care in his long-running face-off with the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). Morley’s move comes after his claim was dismissed by both the High Court and Court of Appeal. If the application for permission to appeal is successful, […]
The Lawyer has updated security and added new features that can't run on this version of Internet Explorer in accordance with Microsoft's end of life notice for Internet Explorer 11.
Our digital products are fully compatible with all modern internet browsers, including Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and more. You will need to access The Lawyer in one of these.
If this message continues to display, please check your system settings and change your default browser or contact your IT team.