Thanks to the Pfizer vaccine, Clifford Chance’s IP team are now the firm’s biggest stars

The UK’s authorisation of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is the latest development in a nine-month long mandate for Clifford Chance’s IP team.

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An asset tracer’s alphabet

In this short piece, the first in a series of articles shining light on the topic, Schillings’ specialist investigator picks some of the key, basic definitions that an asset tracer should be all too familiar with.

Keeping track of positive covenants

If they can be enforced, positive covenants can be troublesome for buyers and developers alike. But due care can bring any obligations to light during a transaction and help manage them.


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Lessons from rock royalty on law firm prosperity

Fifty years ago this week, George Harrison’s brilliant first post-Beatles solo album, All Things Must Pass was released. For those who haven’t heard it, down your tools immediately, swap Zoom for Spotify, then immerse yourself for the next 105 minutes 59 seconds in what Ben Gerson described in a 1971 review in Rolling Stone as […]

Fried Frank and Linklaters lead on Carlyle’s £1.8bn consulting exit

Fried Frank and Linklaters have bagged the top roles on Carlyle’s shareholder exit from PA Consulting, as control passes to Jacobs Engineering. Linklaters partners Chris Boycott and Alex Woodward advised private equity house Carlyle on the sale of its 65 per cent shareholding, along with managing associate Lauren Bretton in corporate and associates Frances Hibbert […]

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