A shout out to the supply chain

If asked ‘what is the most fundamental part of a lorry’ your answer is likely to be the tractor unit or trailer. In fact, the most crucial component is the driver – and it doesn’t stop there. The driver is the front line of the logistics workforce and in essence, serves as the ambassador of […]

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Lawyers in Lockdown

Nathan Taylor-Allkins, Senior Associate in our Road Transport, Crime & Regulatory team gives us an insight into how he has been balancing work and family life during the lockdown. I can’t quite believe we are nearly into July. I recall when lockdown first started, we were talking about the summer like it was a dot […]

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What now for retail?

The retail industry has been among those hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. With all non-essential shops forced to close their doors, consumers have been able to adapt their shopping habits by ordering online. But for retailers, it hasn’t been so easy. For many, lockdown has been catastrophic, with retail sales falling by a record […]

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The ‘death of the office’?

In March, the coronavirus outbreak led to a mass exodus from UK offices as the country went into lockdown. Sensationalist media headlines screaming “Is it really the death of the office?” soon became a regular occurrence, sparking concerns about the sector’s ability to survive. Recent research from Knight Frank, however, dismissed the idea as “naïve” […]

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Lawyers in Lockdown

Jenny Teall, Solicitor in our Wills and Probate team gives us an insight into how she has been balancing work and family life during the lockdown. “All school and nurseries will be closed from Monday 16th March.” My immediate thoughts were, “Right, let’s pack up my work. My husband Howard and I will need to […]

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Covid and Conveyancing

Nic Dino, Partner in our Conveyancing team in Cambridge, gives us an update on how the change in Government guidance issued last week has affected the sector. Following the lockdown announced on 23rd March 2020, we have found that most clients selling and buying property have been positive in their instructions to us, wishing to […]

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