Covid-19 and the law

 

Track how Covid-19 has affected legal recruitment:
training contracts, vacation schemes and pupillages

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Covid-19 and legal practice areas

To be commercially aware in 2020, you have to know how coronavirus has affected the work done by lawyers.

 

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What senior partners are saying about Covid-19

Senior figures at top law firms describe the challenges the industry has faced this year, and look to what the future holds for those embarking on their careers.

 

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The impact of Covid-19 on the Bar

Will sets do away with physical chambers? Are virtual hearings working effectively? How will the publicly-funded Bar cope? We examine these questions and more in light of Covid-19 and the Bar Council’s concerning survey findings in 2020.

 

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Furlough fraud: what is it?

In the world of financial crime, furlough fraud is all the rage in 2020. To get to grips with its legal implications, we caught up with the heads of Hodge Jones & Allen’s financial crime and regulatory team.

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Corporate insolvency in the wake of Covid-19

Struggling businesses were thrown a lifeline when the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act came into force in June 2020. Here, Allen & Overy partner Jennifer Marshall talks us through the nuts and bolts of the legislation.