The hosting of COP26 in Glasgow this year shines a spotlight on the UK in relation to sustainability performance, applying more pressure on organisations to demonstrate their green credentials and to encourage the development and usage of sustainable technologies in the race to net zero.
Andy Graham, Amy Anderson and Amy Leech discuss what hybrid working is and why this option will be of interest to employers going forward.
Ahead of COP26 in Glasgow in November, Cornwall Insight and TLT sought to analyse stakeholder views on the UK’s prospects of securing its role as a green finance hub, and the associated policy and regulation.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed that employers must explicitly inform employees if any insurance-backed benefits are limited by the extent of the employer’s cover.
Get up to speed with the key employment developments for Northern Ireland, featuring insights into local cases and what these mean for employers and HR teams.
The Court of Justice of the European Union declares ‘zero tariff’ options contrary to the EU legislation.
In the recent decision of Ross Leasing Ltd and Anor v Nile Air  EWHC 2201 (Comm), the English High Court examined whether third-party debt orders (formerly garnishee orders) could be made in respect of a foreign debt.
Simon de Broise is joined by Chris Tarry from CTAIRA to discuss the challenges still facing the aviation industry as restrictions start to ease.
You have created something innovative for your small or medium-sized enterprise – now what? You want to ensure you’re legally protected to the greatest extent possible, but navigating Canadian and international intellectual property laws can be difficult.
The idea of divorce often still conjures images of warring spouses and courtroom showdowns. However, although almost all separations will be emotional, bitter fights over finances and access to children are not the inevitable outcome of a separation and there is a growing trend for parties to turn to services which offer a less combative approach to separations. Take Bill and Melinda Gates for example, they are the latest high-profile pairing to divorce with seemingly minimal fallout.
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For CRS to usher in a new era of sustained profitability it must be brave
Barclays’ litigation budget is contracting, an indication that the disputes tsunami spinning out of the global financial crisis is at the beginning of the end
Law’s numerous start-ups can provide a bellwether for tomorrow’s big issues but firms have to be alert to them – and then brave enough to exploit them
FTSE demotions and promotions can alter advisory rankings, while new London IPOs bring new firms into the mix
Mishcon is betting that an IPO will be enough to propel it to £400m within five years
Proposed changes to how equity partners pay their taxes could cause a bigger cash crunch than the pandemic
Mishcon’s former head of sports stepped into the hot-seat on the third day of tribunal proceedings, as she was questioned about her involvement in making contested payments made from the firm’s client account. Kicking off cross-examination, James Ramsden QC of 39 Essex Chambers, acting for the Solicitors Regulation Authority, delved into Liz Ellen’s role in […]
Keystone Law’s revenue climbed to £33.7m for the six months ending 31 July, representing a 10.8 per cent increase on its last set of half-year results. This was alongside a significant hike in profit before tax, which in comparison to the first half of the last financial year, leapt by 109 per cent to reach […]
Hogan Lovells is introducing an incentive scheme to encourage entrepreneurialism among its fee-earners, who will be able to gain commission from client work introduced to the firm. The initiative will mean any permanent member of staff across legal and business services will be able to benefit. The Lawyer understands that employees will receive up to […]
Coca-Cola has succeeded in striking out a £11.6m competition claim from one of the UK’s largest independent wholesalers. The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) sided entirely with Coca-Cola European Partners Great Britain Limited (CCEP) in a recent judgment, during which it highlighted “serious deficiencies” in the claimant’s case. Forest Fresh Foods Limited (FFF), which reported revenues […]
Informa’s head of legal for EMEA and APAC has taken on a new global general counsel role at FE Fundinfo. Lisa Maxwell is set to join Fe Fundinfo, a global fund and technology company backed by private equity house Hg Capital, as GC on 27 September. She will be the first GC, and lawyer, at […]
The Solicitors Regulation Authority shifted its attention towards Liz Ellen on the second day of tribunal proceedings, with the regulator criticising the former Mishcon de Reya partner for a “deeply unattractive” change in position. Opening submissions from the SRA’s counsel, James Ramsden QC of 39 Essex Chambers, heaped pressure on Ellen when referring to allegations […]
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