The strengths and weaknesses of a joint takeover bid by PE firms
On 5 June Shawbrook Group received a revised takeover bid of £868m from Marlin Bidco, a company owned by private equity firms BC Partners and Pollen Street Capital Limited. This joint takeover bid was "final and not to be increased".
Breach of confidence - but what’s it worth?
A recent case in the High Court has resulted in a business being awarded just £2 in nominal damages, to compensate for two of its employees retaining the business’s confidential information in breach of their duties.
How networking should be
A beautiful summer’s evening; a community- orientated, independent venue; local food and drink producers; a bar, BBQ and curry. This was the inaugural Food and Drink Networking Club, hosted by Thomson Snell & Passmore alongside fellow founders, Matthew Sankey of Sankey’s fish r...
Raft of new promotions at South East law firm
Historic Kent law firm Thomson Snell & Passmore has made a raft of international promotions at the start of its new financial year, including five new partners.
Industry call for clarity on digital legacies
New powers over what happens to digital legacies upon death have been called for by solicitors and legal academics