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Who should pay for fire safety building remediation costs?

In December 2020, we reported on the vote by the House of Lords on amendments to the Fire Safety Bill relating to the remediation costs associated with the replacement of the dangerous cladding panels and other fire safety defects. Both the Fire Safety Bill and the Building Safety Bill are anticipated to come into effect early this year.

‘Diversity is a given, Inclusion is a choice’ – actionable ideas

In our 3rd blog in the series, ‘Diversity is given, Inclusion is a choice’, Annelieke Jense and Frouke Horstmann provide practical ways based on their experience working with clients on how organisations can create a true inclusive culture by installing processes that mitigate unconscious biases.

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Mishcon recruits K&L Gates’ City competition head

K&L Gates has lost its London antitrust and regulation group head Neil Baylis to Mishcon de Reya, as the latter ramps up its lateral recruitment in the City for 2019. Baylis joined K&L Gates in 2002 after starting off his legal career at Clifford Chance. He then moved to Ashurst as an associate in 1996, […]

Mishcon moves to replace Levitt with Kingsley Napley hire

Mishcon de Reya has moved to fill a gap left by its former head of white collar crime and investigation Alison Levitt QC by hiring Kingsley Napley criminal litigation partner Johanna Walsh. Walsh will join the firm on 4 February having previously worked at DLA Piper and litigation boutique Peters & Peters with a focus […]

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Mishcon’s Google claim thrown out in £3bn privacy judgment

Pinsent Masons has secured a key victory for Google over Mishcon de Reya after a High Court judgment this morning ended a class action claim against the internet giant. Former executive director of consumer magazine Which? Richard Lloyd had applied to relocate the hearing over Google’s alleged “Safari Workaround” outside of the UK as the tech giant’s […]

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Mishcon adds fourth non-legal arm with brand management business

Mishcon de Reya has launched its fourth major consultancy business, setting up a new brand management arm to advise companies on reputation, launches and strategy. MDR Brand Management was announced internally at the firm last Wednesday and will be led by Daniel Avener who joined the firm in June to kickstart the business. Avener was senior […]

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