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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.


Gordon Dadds posts 14.5% revenue hike in first post-IPO results

Gordon Dadds has posted its first set of results since its London Stock Market flotation this August, with its half-year financials to 30 September showing a 14.5 per cent rise in revenue to £12.89m. Profit forecasts for Gordon Dadds Group have been revised upwards following strong trading and the £4m acquisition of three-partner tax consultant CW Energy last month. The firm also acquired South London law firm Alen-Buckley in June.

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New Law business Keystone to float on the London Stock Exchange

Keystone Law is set to become the third UK firm to list on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), following Gordon Dadds and Gateley. The mid-market challenger firm plans to join the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) where the new trading entity will be known as Keystone Law Group plc. Corporate broker Panmure Gordon has been instructed by the firm to act as financial adviser during the process.

James Knight, Keystone Law

Knight, James – Keystone Law

When former Trowers & Hamlins lawyer James Knight launched Keystone Law back in 2002 the New Law firm had a total headcount of three: Knight, fellow founder Charlie Stringer and one PA. Jump forward to November 2017 and Keystone’s dispersed model had gained sufficient traction not only to grow total headcount exponentially (it now has […]

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