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FCA test case ruling – welcome news for businesses

The High Court has handed down the long-awaited judgment in the coronavirus business interruption insurance test case brought by the FCA. Whilst the judgment may be appealed by the insurers, it is a very positive outcome for most businesses.

Can SECR fill the void where ESOS failed?

Whilst Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting (SECR) could be seen at first glance as a watered down ESOS without the site audits, it has the ability to deliver a wide range of energy efficiency and carbon reduction measures for organisations for years to come in a way that ESOS alone will never achieve.

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Eversheds debuts litigation tech offering to “propel cases forward”

Eversheds Sutherland has created a litigation technology unit in an effort to produce solutions that will help deal efficiently with high-value and long-running disputes. The unit, called Propel, will be helmed by financial services disputes partner head Nick Rundle and inquiries and investigations partner Sarah Jones. It boasts a combined headcount of almost 13 people; […]

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Clydes secures landmark deal with litigation funder

Clyde & Co has entered into an arrangement with listed-funder Litigation Capital Management (LCM) as firms seek more cost-efficient ways to finance cases for clients. Under the arrangement, Clydes will engage LCM when their clients express an interest in funding to discuss what options can be taken. As well as seeking out support from LCM […]

Real estate litigators gear up as downturn looms

Much of the focus of the work handled by the firms in The Lawyer’s upcoming Global Real Estate 50 report is transactional, in particular high-end corporate and finance. But with a major downturn looming, many firms’ litigators are also gearing up for a busy period. But in March, in the UK, there is only one topic […]

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Quinn overhauls London management with new senior partner role

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has shaken up its London management team for the first time in over a decade, announcing a new senior partner role. Former co-managing partner Richard East has taken up the senior partner job, while Sue Prevezer QC will continue to co-manage the office with Ted Greeno stepping in to fill […]

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