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Domestic CCTV: are you compliant?

The use of smart security devices and domestic CCTV systems is becoming increasingly common. If you use security cameras and similar devices in your home, data protection law may apply and it’s important to know your legal obligations.

2022 predictions: what’s on the horizon for restructuring and insolvency?

The persisting spectre of the pandemic continues to create uncertainty in the market. Over the last 18 months, insolvency figures remained consistently low due to the government support which has been in place. With the prospect of that support coming to an end there is likely to be a reckoning, but when that will begin is unclear. Overall, this next year is likely to be one of resolving loose ends and tidying up before the economy can take off afresh.

HR Horizon tracker Winter 2022

Find out what HR directors will need to prepare for in the coming months and beyond in the Winter 2022 edition of TLT’s biannual tracker.


Black History Month: Doughty Street’s Tunde Okewale

I initially wanted to be an athlete and had aspirations to be an Olympian. When I was 16 – with some prodding from my parents I focussed on academics. I was a good sprinter but there are a lot of transferable skills – one of them being self-motivated – something that is very important at […]

Iraq telecom

Jones Day acts for telecoms giant Orange in arbitration against Iraqi government

French telecoms giant Orange has instructed Jones Day in arbitration proceedings against Iraq’s government. Orange is attempting to recoup almost $400m from Iraq, alleging that the investment was stolen by the country’s regulator. Orange was attempting to resolve the ownership dispute related to its investment in Korek, Iraq’s third-largest telecoms operator. However, negotiations fell through, […]

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Beckwith appeal: Former Freshfields partner in bid to overturn SDT ruling

Former Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner Ryan Beckwith today laid out his grounds for appeal in a bid to overturn a 2019 decision that found him in breach of principles set out by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. In pursuing his High Court challenge against last year’s findings by the Solicitors’ Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT), Beckwith argued his […]

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