Lawyers can help to save the planet

At home I’m trying to do everything I can to reduce my carbon footprint with an air source heat pump, solar panels and an EV but as a corporate lawyer it sometimes feels that my professional contribution to achieving the Paris climate objectives is rather limited. Of course my colleagues and I have adopted paperless […]

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Post-Covid completion meetings and cake

Do you remember corporate completion meetings in the “good old days”? The excitement of getting everyone round the table, the buzz, the opportunity to reminisce and share anecdotes, and, of course, the shaking of hands and pouring of champagne when the moment comes. How about the printing of reams of paper, the guiding of signatories […]

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The Ongoing Effect of Coronavirus on the Housing Market

The global pandemic, which caused people across the nation to be ‘stuck at home’, not only led to the rapid increase in people purchasing new pets and hoarding toilet paper at an alarming rate, but also prompted many to re-evaluate what they desired from their home environment. Many responded by carrying out home improvements whilst […]

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Vaccinations in the workplace

Whilst COVID and furlough in employment has been the hot topic for the last year or so, it would seem that good news envelopes us in moving forward from the pandemic with the rollout of the vaccination programme. In itself this is great news as not only can individuals see the light at the end […]

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‘Breathing Space’ for those in debt

The government has introduced a new Debt Respite Scheme (or Breathing Space) to help those with problem debt, including those with mental health problems. The scheme, first announced in February and effected on Tuesday 4 May, will give indebted people certain legal protections from their creditors for a set period, or ‘breathing space’. There are […]

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