The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the regulatory body that oversees compliance with the data protection rules and fines organisations when breaches of personal data occur.
It is completely understandable that all businesses want to limit the potential for former employees to poach their clients. In the current commercial climate is it all the more imperative to hang on to existing clients.
Now the Brexit transition period is over any judgement in an English court which needs to be enforced in Italy is now treated as a foreign judgment. In order to enforce a foreign judgement, an application will need to be made to the Italian Court of Appeal. If your application is not contested, then after […]
The incredibly difficult global situation being faced at the moment a result of the coronavirus pandemic has considerably amplified the strain that many married couples have experienced over the past few months.
Many more couples are considering pre-nuptial agreements, in part because the average age at which people marry is nearly 36 years for women and 38 years for men according to the Office of National Statics.
As we enter a new year, Miller’s UK Professions team reflect on 2020 and outline what we expect to happen in the insurance market in 2021. There is no doubt that 2020 has secured its place in the history books for a number of reasons (we will save Covid-19 for later), such as the current […]
Two of the greatest assets in a leader’s toolkit are their ability to lead towards a purpose, and their capacity to help people extract meaning. When harnessed, they become the backbone of resilience in the face of troubling times, the inspiration for the courage needed when uncertainty is ahead, and the power to stay on course to impact something greater than ourselves.
Every savvy business professional understands that ROI is tricky to calculate, especially when it comes to technology. Indeed, when new systems are considered, committees often review pessimistic and optimistic ROI calculations, create in-depth score cards to measure competitors against, and sit through endless sales pitches and demos in the hopes that they’ll catch a glimpse of that single feature that will be key to user success.
Recently published research has revealed that one-fifth of disabled employees have had their request to work from home, be furloughed or redeployed during the COVID-19 pandemic rejected.
Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision sets a significant precedent in international sport.
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Firms must once again turn their attentions towards servicing current clients for a lower cost.
The world is becoming a more open place to travel based on the Henley Passport Index.
In recent months there has been a glut of senior associate hires.
The most successful US firm in London in terms of sheer growth is Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan.
The job losses in the legal sector last year give us a good inkling of where the most profound changes are likely in 2021
With Paul Dolman’s hire, Latham is targeting the mid-market PE opportunities.
Mayer Brown is the latest firm to rethink its strategy in South East Asia, with its lead partner in Thailand joining a rival US outfit in the country. Local partner in charge Maythawee Sarathai has joined Hunton Andrews Kurth, as Mayer Brown closed its Bangkok operations. The Bangkok office was acquired by Mayer Brown following […]
Clifford Chance was on call for Alter Domus, as it agreed an acquisition deal that takes its assets under administration to $1tr. Clifford Chance supported Alter Domus as it completed the purchase of fellow business Strata Fund Solutions. The deal makes Alter Domus one of the largest private asset servicers for PE and venture capital […]
Telecoms giant BT has called on Simmons & Simmons as it faces a multimillion-pound claim in the Competition Appeal Tribunal. The claim is brought by Justin La Patourel, founder of Collective Action on Landlines (CALL), and Mishcon de Reya’s Rob Murray. The dispute relates to BT allegedly overcharging customers for its landline subscription. In 2017, […]
Clifford Chance is representing the studio behind hit game Fortnite in the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) after Epic Games launched legal action against Apple and Google. The dispute concerns the defendants’ decision to remove Fortnite from their respective app stores in August 2020, which has spawned abuse of dominance claims from Epic which now seeks […]
Simmons & Simmons has successfully struck out a fraud claim from a litigant in person who accused the firm of dishonesty and had lodged a complaint to the Solicitors’ Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT). David Hinkel’s claim was dismissed by the High Court on Friday, during which proceedings revealed that the SDT had rejected the appellant’s complaints […]
Slaughter and May advised the Department for Transport on a £600,000 mandate around a financial package to protect freight routes during the Covid-19 pandemic, building on a string of profitable public work mandates. A response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request revealed that the firm advised on a £35m financial aid package approved by […]