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Every business exit is different and a seller’s requirements will vary depending on the nature of their target business, the parties involved and the wider commercial climate. Even so, common issues crop up regularly.

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Gide cuts partner remuneration but keeps associate pay rises

French firm Gide Loyrette Nouel has decided to cut partner pay by up to 25 per cent to keep the business afloat in response to the global impact of Covid-19. Gide’s executive committee has recently taken two precautionary measures to protect the financial stability of the firm. A reduction of up to 25 per cent […]

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Brabners cuts employee salaries by 20 per cent

Brabners has furloughed 75 employees and cut the salaries of the remaining, working staff to safeguard the firm during the Covid-19 pandemic. The measures, which are in place for a four-month period from April to the end of July, mean that employees earning at least £25,000 a year will have their salaries reduced by 20 […]

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Goodwin attracts BCLP partner to lead UK litigation practice

After a spate of lateral hires in the last 12 months, Goodwin is continuing apace with its London expansion strategy bringing in a new partner from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner. The firm has recruited litigation partner Oliver Glynn-Jones, marking Goodwin’s first commercial disputes-focused member in London. Glynn-Jones has been at BCLP for nearly 20 years, […]

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