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EECC Transposition – Portuguese Regulator ANACOM Publishes Draft

In this context, the Portuguese communications regulator (ANACOM) published on 4 August 2020 a draft document aimed at transposing the EECC (the Draft Transposition of the EECC), following a public consultation launched by the Government/ANACOM on 26 November 2019, in which various stakeholders provided their inputs on the matter. As a general rule, the draft transposition […]

Wrongful trading in Northern Ireland what is it and what has changed

Wrongful trading is a term that has received quite a bit of press over the last few months, mainly through the headlines generated by the UK Government’s unprecedented amendment to the wrongful trading provisions contained within our insolvency legislation. But what exactly is wrongful trading and what has changed?

Where feeding feels like abuse – a harrowing case

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership & North Bristol NHS Trust v WA & Ors [2020] EWCOP 37 Introduction This application concerned WA, a Palestinian refugee, who believes he was born on 29 December 1994, and who was therefore 25 years old. WA is a patient at Southmead Hospital, Bristol, having been admitted due to malnourishment. […]

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RPC’s profits dip in year of muted revenue growth

RPC’s profit per equity partner (PEP) dipped to £424,000 in the financial year 2019/20, while revenue nudged up slightly. The firm’s PEP figure had grown by a staggering 27 per cent to £433,000 the previous year. Over 2019/20, RPC’s revenue went up by 1.3 per cent to £110m from £108.6m. Revenue refers to the performance […]

Allen & Overy

A&O sets new ethnicity targets for 2025

Allen & Overy has released a series of ethnicity targets for 2025, including goals for its City partnership and employees. The firm wants ethnic minority representation in its London partnership to reach 15 per cent in the next five years, with that figure reaching 25 per cent for its lawyers and support staff. The magic […]

Hot 100 career quiz: Morgan Lewis dealmaker Georgia Quenby

Name: Georgia Quenby Firm: Morgan Lewis & Bockius Role: Partner Trained at: Herbert Smith Year qualified: 1995 Read her Hot 100 profile What’s your most vivid memory from being a trainee? Great question: it was working on the sale of a troubled business which needed to be completed by the start of London Metals Week. […]

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