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This was a central issue in the recent Court of Appeal case of Paccar Inc v Road Haulage Association Ltd  EWCA Civ 299 (05 March 2021).
According to TLT’s latest research, the supply chain is the area most in need of improvement when it comes to sustainability in retail.
A mandatory retirement age (MRA) obliges an employee to retire at a particular age. An employer may provide for an MRA explicitly in the employee’s employment contract, or it may be implied into the employment relationship by policy or by custom and practice.
New rules in relation to statutory transfers rules came into force on 30 November 2021 to protect members’ pension savings from being lost as the result of a transfer to a scam arrangement.
This case isn’t, sadly, that unusual. Failing to comply with enforcement notices served by the HSE (or any other regulatory authority) usually ends badly.
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Slaughters’ extensive training programme has meant this year’s leavers have been replaced tout de suite.
The revenue gap between the biggest and smallest UK litigation firms is getting smaller
The flashiest city in Germany is driving wage inflation at law firms
A&O, Clifford Chance, Dechert and Linklaters seized the initiative and now sit at the very top of the market
Other tech firms such as Osborne Clarke and Fieldfisher are overtaking Bird & Bird – the new leadership has no time to waste
Never turn your nose up at volume business. Why? Because you can repackage it.
Prioritising a work/life balance could help UK firms win the war for talent
Cravath Swaine & Moore is moving away from its pure lockstep model, transitioning from the traditional structure that has long defined how firms pay their partners. The lockstep historically rewarded partners on the basis of how long they worked at the firm, as opposed to the workflow they contributed to the firm. However, as that […]
Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Linklaters have lost their spots on one of the UK Government’s main legal panels, as the new roster becomes public. The three firms have been staples of the finance and complex panel for years, a roster of law firms that advise on corporate finance to UK Government departments and […]
Slaughter and May and Taylor Wessing are acting on Abrdn’s £1.49bn acquisition of online investment service Interactive Investor. The deal was settled with Interactive Investor’s parent company JC Flowers & Co to purchase the investment platform in cash from Abrdn’s capital resources. It is expected to operate as a standalone business in Abrdn’s personal vector. […]
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has taken on a new chief marketing officer based in the US, marking the end of a months-long search. The magic circle firm has taken on Katherine D’Urso, until now chief client development officer at WilmerHale. Based in New York, D’Urso will lead the firm’s marketing and business development division globally. She […]
A Kirkland & Ellis partner has rejoined Latham & Watkins’ capital markets practice, after leaving three years ago. Shawn Anderson has made the move back to Latham’s London office. He advises private equity sponsors, companies, and investment banks on capital markets transactions, including debt and equity offerings and acquisition financings, with a particular focus on […]
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