Court of Appeal revisits the position of when time runs for claim in professional negligence. Careful thought is required when assessing limitation periods where there is a delay between the negligent act and the loss crystallising.
Net zero targets now cover in excess of two thirds of global GDP and over a fifth of the world’s largest public companies, according to the latest report published by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit and Oxford Net Zero.
The subject of “pensions” has never been a straightforward one. In addition, it has never been cheap to provide a pension. In addition, none of us was born with the ability to claim the appropriate amount of pension or to check that the amount paid is the correct amount. That sort of information has to […]
Following Eastleigh Borough Council’s resolution to grant planning permission on 10 April, the Council has today issued the Decision Notice to grant planning permission for the runway extension at Southampton International Airport. This had been put on hold for the past couple of months to provide the Secretary of State time to assess the case […]
As one of the most affordable cities in the UK, Belfast is a capital like no other – offering a quaint lifestyle with an ever-increasing diverse talent pool, the city continues to attract investors and new residents.
Getting the design of retirement housing and care homes right is crucial to ensure a new development is equipped to meet the needs of the residents and becomes an integrated part of its local community.
What you need to know about UCITS, AIFs and ESMA guidelines.
When quality decisions are made efficiently, team members are willing to actively support and engage in the endpoint. This buy-in creates a critical momentum, avoiding the sense of limbo that can linger when decision making is postponed or unclear.
Green finance remains high on the agenda despite the potential distractions of COVID-19 and Brexit. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has already set out further developments in the UK Government’s plans for the future of financial services post-Brexit. Alongside updates on approach to matters including equivalence and financial technology, the announcement emphasised the UK’s intention to remain a leader in green finance.
This paper consists of insights from a study conducted by Onit, composed of two parts: comparing the performance of manual contract review and drafting versus using automation by new users of ReviewAI, and analysing reporting from a client to learn how time utilization changed after adopting ReviewAI.
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The over retention of data poses numerous risks and added costs, especially around privacy, security, and GDPR compliance. But removing the blockers for data disposal and implementing a robust records management and information governance program is no easy feat. In-house counsel and records management teams of companies across every industry are struggling to remove barriers […]
Inmarsat’s VP for legal affairs has taken on a new role at a business advisory company, six months after the departure of general counsel Trudy Cooke. Christian Fahey joins Washington-headquartered Ankura as executive director and associate GC for EMEA and APAC as its first international lawyer, after nearly five years at satellite company Inmarsat. In […]
Clifford Chance is postponing the implementation of its long-term UK remote working policy, in light of potential changes in the Government roadmap. The magic circle firm has communicated internally that its policy will kick off in September rather than June. The Lawyer revealed the new arrangements in late April, which were announced as the firm […]
Clyde & Co’s North American and Canadian chair has been elected as the firm’s new senior partner, after former leader Peter Hirst stepped down last year. Montréal-based Carolena Gordon has taken the top job, winning the election against UK partners James Cooper and Chris Murray. Gordon is the first partner from outside the UK to […]
Dentons has completed its business services consultation, resulting in over 60 voluntary redundancies. The consultation was launched at the beginning of the year and impacted up to 87 roles. Dentons confirmed that 67 employees (35 secretaries and 32 business services staff) opted for voluntary redundancy while two roles were cut. In addition, six secretaries and 14 […]
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) is introducing a new development programme for senior associates as it seeks to refine leadership skills among the firm’s emerging talent. The Neuro Leadership Institute (NLI) has been drafted in to help with the programme’s redesign, which will be rolled out virtually across the firm’s global offices. The initiative, known as […]
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