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Pubs, bars and restaurants using apps – managing Covid-19 restrictions

Covid-19 restrictions on the leisure, food & drink sector were relaxed in England on the 4 July, with other nations in the UK on differing timetables, and businesses are turning to app-based solutions to aida transition back to some form of normality. This briefing covers considerations for procuring and deploying mobile apps to manage Covid-19 restrictions.

Government announces £80m investment to cut emissions from homes and industry

As part of its decarbonisation agenda the Government has announced that it will invest nearly £80 million towards reducing carbon emissions across homes and energy intensive businesses. The announcement forms part of wider efforts to ensure the UK meets its legally binding target to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Angola: Mergers & Acquisitions 2020

Susana Almeida Brandão (Managing Associate) and Vanusa Gomes (Managing Associate of ASP Advogados – VdA Legal Partners member in Angola) write a chapter for ICLG Mergers & Acquisitons 2020, an international guide that compares legislation from around the world. The lawyers write the Angola chapter where they explain and develop the country’s mergers and acquisitions […]


Walder Wyss helps Swiss Life place bond

Swiss Life Ltd has successfully placed a €600m undated subordinated bond, first callable in May 2027. The coupon until the first call date has been fixed at 4.5%. Walder Wyss acts as legal counsel to Swiss Life Ltd. on this transaction. The Walder Wyss team includes Markus Pfenninger(Banking Finance, Lead Partner), Maurus Winzap (Tax, Partner),Ramona Wyss (Banking Finance, Associate) […]

Gowling WLG advises on Telereal £120m acquisition

In September 2015 Gowling WLG’s real estate partner, Ed Colreavy, led a team of specialists in advising client Telereal Trillium on its acquisition of Lands Improvement Group (LIG) from BlackRock Europe Property Fund III. LIG specialises in acquiring greenfield and brownfield sites for residential-led redevelopment, an aim which aligns with Telereal Trillium’s own. Ed’s team was a […]

Three top tips: How to win a place on a legal panel

Centre Parcs general counsel Raj Singh-Dehal shares his advice for winning a place on a legal panel. Previously… Vodafone GC Rosemary Martin: How private practice lawyers can keep their in-house counsel happy

Gowling WLG advises Crown Estate on Leicester site purchase

In December 2015 Gowling WLG completed the transaction that saw client The Crown Estate and its partner Gingko Tree Investment Limited – together Fosse Park West LLP – acquire the 12.5 acre Castles Acre site in Leicester from Everards Brewery. The site will be used to build a 150,000 sq ft extension to the Fosse […]

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