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An asset tracer’s alphabet

In this short piece, the first in a series of articles shining light on the topic, Schillings’ specialist investigator picks some of the key, basic definitions that an asset tracer should be all too familiar with.

Keeping track of positive covenants

If they can be enforced, positive covenants can be troublesome for buyers and developers alike. But due care can bring any obligations to light during a transaction and help manage them.


The Lawyer Awards 2020: Who won City law firm of the year?

In a wildly competitive market, Latham & Watkins clearly stands out both for its rapid growth in the capital and also for its ongoing commitment to pro bono work, as well as the numerous career development initiatives it has introduced recently. In London last year, Latham lawyers opened more than 100 new matters and donated […]

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Slaughters boosts disputes group with rare City hire

Slaughter and May has made a rare partner hire in London, bringing in a litigator from Danske Bank’s in-house team. The firm has recruited Gayathri Kamalanathan, head of group litigation and enforcement at Danske Bank in Copenhagen, to its disputes and investigations group. Prior to going in-house, Kamalanathan spent time as a senior associate at […]

Roundtable: The growing influence of litigation funding and managing London’s reputation

This year’s Litigation Team of the Year, sponsored by Gallagher’s Dispute Resolution/Major Risks Practice, shows the strength and breadth of London’s disputes market and the shortlisted litigation teams joined The Lawyer for a discussion in the lead up to this year’s virtual awards. Representatives from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Freeths […]

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Revealed: The Lawyer European Awards shortlist

The Lawyer European Awards celebrate the very best of the legal industry from across the Continent. But who is up for a coveted trophy this year? As with all other events this year, the ceremony will be held virtually. The awards will take place online on the afternoon of Tuesday 1st December. Visit the awards […]

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