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Changing times: Brexit’s impact on the EU’s financial services market

Following the end of the transition period nearly two months ago, with an EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) that largely left out financial services1, it is unsurprising that the UK is forging alliances elsewhere. Even less surprising, then, is that one such ally should be another European nation well known for its financial sector.

Failure to enhance Adoption Leave Pay not discriminatory

In 2019, the Court of Appeal’s decision in Capita & Hextall held that employers were not required to equalise enhanced maternity pay with parental leave pay. A similar question has recently been considered by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT), in a case called Price v Powys County Council.

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Kirkland alumni club: Willkie secures double-partner hire in London

Willkie Farr & Gallagher has secured its long-awaited hire of two partners from Kirkland & Ellis, as they join former colleague Claire McDaid to expand its City private equity team. Gavin Gordon and David Arnold are to join Willkie in the City, following on from the firm’s hire of Dechert tax partner Jane Scobie last […]

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