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Environmental, social and governance factors (ESG) alongside sustainability are hot topics in business right now. Employees are increasingly scrutinising what employers are doing to promote sustainability, not least in the benefits they offer.
In this podcast, Gowling joins leading global infrastructure and renewables market analysts Inspiratia to discuss innovation in the UK power purchase agreement (PPA) market, and whether the prices we see today are transitionary and if so, how PPAs can make such prices sustainable and meet the ever-changing needs of both offtakers and sellers.
Angolan Central Bank (Banco Nacional de Angola) Notice no. 9/22 of 6 April was recently published to establish special schemes for mortgage credit and construction credit.
After a challenging year, UK cities are gaining foreign investment and developing their presence on the global stage. How has the pandemic, COP-26 and officially leaving the EU impacted the value of investment in the UK from a global standpoint?
On April 7, 2022, Ontario released its first-ever Hydrogen Strategy (the Ontario Strategy), making it the latest province to address Canadian hydrogen sector growth through policy.
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New Mexico isn’t the place to be looking for referral relationships.
Law firms will need to consider their values if tensions between US and China continue to escalate
One judge is behind a spate of high-profile rulings
The magic circle has been usurped by the US ‘giants’ when it comes to corporate practice
Recent salary hikes have meant that several City firms’ NQ pay is higher than the PEP of some regional firms
Big deals mean big business. But as the Twitter saga shows, there’s also the potential for a dispute.
Since the pandemic, digitisation and remote working have quickly moved to the forefront of the legal industry’s mind. Businesses have successfully adapted to remote working, but the pandemic has left additional challenges, such as how do we retain employees who feel burnt out in an increasingly competitive industry. How do we keep integrating technology to […]
Kirkland & Ellis has hired its second funds partner this week, this time from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner. Louisa Cobbe has joined the US firm’s London office. She trained at legacy BLP, qualifying in 2010. She made partner at the newly-merged firm in 2019. She advises on the structuring, capital raising and ongoing operation of […]
Fast-growing law company Elevate has turned to US investment banking provider Stifel to begin a private equity capital raise, with Reed Smith as legal advisor. Having considered an AIM listing back in 2021, which was delayed due to Covid-19 disruption, Elevate has decided that private equity financing would be more conducive to its strategy and […]
Kirkland & Ellis has bolstered its investment funds practice by swiping a partner from Ashurst’s London office. Catherine Gokah makes the move after being appointed partner at Ashurst in May 2021. Her practice involves advising fund sponsors in respect to fundraising activities with a focus on real estate and infrastructure. Christopher Braunack, investment funds partner […]
A senior lawyer at Uber has been hired as the new general counsel of holiday and leisure company Bourne Leisure. Helen Hayes trained in private practice at DLA Piper where she practised as an associate in the commercial litigation department for 10 years. She then spent six years climbing the ranks at Uber covering Northern […]
Shoosmiths has launched its first ever firmwide bonus scheme as part of its newly-minted reward strategy.
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