Will Brexit be a short-lived storm? Or are we heading to sunlit uplands? For many, forecasting what the UK will look like in 2021 is the great unknown. Strategically, what do you need to think about now?
Deal or no deal? With weeks to go until the end of the Brexit transition period, we still don’t know what’s going to happen, but there’s still a lot you can do now.
The Supreme Court has handed down a highly significant decision which reduced the standard of proof in an inquest for a coroner or jury to reach a conclusion of unlawful killing.
On 18 November 2020, members of our Planning & Environmental team were joined by panellists Sara Smith from KPMG’s forensic accountancy team and Mike King, Principal at Avison Young. Here we share some practical tips when making objections to infrastructure schemes which have an element of compulsory acquisition. At what point should involvement from a […]
The end of the Brexit transition period is nigh and there’s still no clarity in many areas, but we do know what the UK immigration regime will look like. And the changes are significant. Here’s what you need to think about. At 11pm on 31 December 2020 the UK will leave the Brexit transition period […]
Firms have rushed to take advantage of digital solutions for contracts
A second lockdown has put further pressure on cash flow and it could take the economy even longer than thought to bounce back.
If you are a “fee earner” working in Professional services it is likely that you are an expert in whichever field you specialise in. Your clients pay you a fee for that expertise. It is also likely that you are very busy. But what would it mean if you could turn yourself from being just another “busy expert” like so many of your peers into a “Recognised Thought-Leader?”
Outlining the main reasons why there will be more court cases in years to come
Everton Robertson and Jessica Zhan review the first-ever listing of CDRs on China’s Star Market.
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Associates in the US offices of Clifford Chance are set to be rewarded with a special bonus round. The overseas arm of the magic circle firm will dish out a separate round of bonuses for 2020 in late January based on performance and personal efforts. An internal memo said the bonuses were in “recognition of […]
Slaughter and May and Simmons & Simmons have secured the lead roles on publisher Future’s acquisition of GoCo Group. The Slaughters team advising GoCo was led by partners John Papanichola and Robert Innes, with associates Oliver Broomfield, Thomas Whitney and Edward Rochford supporting. The acquisition values the technology driven company at £594m and is expected […]
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) has hired a regulatory and investigations partner from US firm Kirkland & Ellis. The US firm’s partner Sarah Klein is set to join the London office of the merged firm after four years. Klein had a stint at the Serious Fraud Office after working as an associate at Kirkland. There, […]
Magic circle duo Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Linklaters have secured the top mandates on the AA’s private equity sale to Towerbrook and Warburg Pincus. Linklaters was on hand for the private equity buyers Towerbrook and Warburg, with a team led by partners Carlton Evans and Ben Rodham, supported by managing associate Christy O’Connell and associate […]
The second instalment of The Lawyer European Awards shortlist discussions presented by The Lawyer’s Editor, Catrin Griffiths and International Editor, Yun Kriegler will be focused on the emerging trends from the Germany, Austria & Switzerland shortlist entries.
Reed Smith has been issued with a written rebuke by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, in relation to an investigation into the firm’s conduct eight years ago. The firm has accepted the rebuke and will pay £1,350 in costs to the regulator. It was found that Reed Smith did not distinguish between its London and Delaware […]