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BCM – Recovery & Beyond

A business continuity plan is an essential tool for ensuring a business will survive a business impacting incident. 75% of companies without a business continuity plan will fail within 3 years of their first major incident and 20% of companies will suffer from a fire, flood, terrorism, power outage, roof damage or theft in any […]

The principles of leadership for in-house legal teams

A panel comprised of General Counsels from a mix of FTSE 100 blue chip corporations to high growth companies, offering a great blend of cultures and leadership styles discuss the characteristics of a good leader and share their refreshingly honest personal stories of leadership.

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From firm to foundation

After you finish work tonight how about heading down to ­London’s hottest new private members’ lounge? Having stepped inside a gracious Georgian townhouse that is tucked down a Soho backstreet, you will be able to relax with a cocktail or two and be lulled gently by the conversation of the beautiful people around you. If […]

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4NS silk defects to Hailsham “on a matter of principle”

Bernard Livesey QC has quit 4 New Square to join Hailsham Chambers, claiming that a difference of opinion with the former prompted his departure. Livesey, who has been a deputy high court judge since 1998, is leaving after 18 years with the set. He said: “Unfortunately there came a time when I didn’t seeeye to […]

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Lord Neuberger to lead appeal panel over Channel Four libel jury case

The Master of the Rolls Lord Neuberger will examine Mr Justice Tugendhat’s decision to disallow a jury in a major libel trial against Channel Four. The Master of the Rolls Lord Neuberger will examine Mr Justice Tugendhat’s decision to disallow a jury in a major libel trial against Channel Four. Last month (28 May) defendants […]

Setting the tone

After months of speculation about the possibility of shareholder action against a high street bank, Lloyds TSB is now facing two test cases relating to the bank’s ill-fated takeover of HBOS.

Nuts about Brazil

It’s all about Brazil these days, it would seem, as European firms begin to march to the beat of the samba. First DLA Piper’s alliance firm Campos Mello Advogados raids local rival Tozzini Freire Advogados for a 14-lawyer team that includes two partners (see story). And now Garrigues has joined the party after hooking up […]

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