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Acquisition agreements during Covid-19

Given the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is timely for us to look closely at material adverse change clauses in the context of a business acquisition.

Capital market trends and expectations for 2021

It has certainly been a profound start to a new decade thus far, and after the events of 2020, what have we noticed in terms of new stock exchange listing trends and what do we anticipate for this current calendar year?

The new how: thriving on change

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Slater & Gordon has invested £30m in an attempt to overhaul its business strategy, uniting two of its legal entities into a single Alternative Business Structure (ABS). As part of the new tech-focused business strategy, Slater & Gordon will close its offices in Fareham and Sheffield, moving its personal injury services to larger regional hubs. […]

Slater & Gordon to close four UK offices amid restructure

Slater & Gordon is set to close four of its regional offices as part of a continued review of the firm’s UK operations. The Australian-listed firm will close locations in Chester, Milton Keynes and Wrexham, and has opted not to renew the lease on its Preston office which expires in summer 2018.

Exclusive: BLM takes 33 lawyers from Slater & Gordon

BLM has taken a team of 33 lawyers, including 11 partners, from Slater & Gordon, as the two firms reshape their practices. Slater & Gordon has been looking to restructure its business to focus on core consumer services, while BLM had been seeking to diversify out of its core areas of risk and insurance. The […]

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A&O launches new standalone consultancy for ‘logistical’ work

Allen & Overy has further cast its net outside the scope of legal work with the launch of a new regulatory consulting business. The Allen & Overy Strategy Group will exist as a standalone business within A&O’s London office, spearheaded by Sally Dewar, who will be brought over from her current role as head of international regulatory affairs at […]

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