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Linklaters to expand remote working as pandemic changes legal culture: James Davies comments for The Financial Times
Press25 August 2020
International law firm Linklaters will allow its more than 5,000 staff to work half the time remotely, the strongest sign yet that changes ushered in by the pandemic are beginning to take root in a legal industry that has long valued tight-knit office culture.
PM considers scrapping £30,000 migrant salary threshold: Naomi Hanrahan-Soar comments for Personnel Today
Press23 January 2020
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar comments for Personnel Today in an article discussing the minimum salary threshold for migrant workers after Brexit.
Michael Burd comments for The Financial Times: Sexual harassment and bullying rife in legal profession
Press15 May 2019
Michael Burd has commented in an article for The Financial Times that discusses bullying and sexual harassment in the legal profession. Workplace training is having little or no effect on tackling the issues, according to a global survey of 7,000 people working in the sector.
Press14 September 2018
Lewis Silkin Partner, Jo Farmer, spoke at DMEXCO 2018 where 40,000 of the worlds marketers, digital publishers and platforms descended on Cologne, Germany, on the 12 and 13 September.
Press19 February 2018
James Davies has commented in an article for Lexis Nexis which discusses the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce (RSA) proposal of a £10,000 universal basic opportunity fund, subsidised by government savings, to be given to all citizens under 55.
Press18 October 2017
Jonathan Carr has commented in an article for the Raconteur which discusses Google's $1.1 billion acquisition of 2,000 HTC staff.
Press23 November 2016
Michael Burd and James Davies write in Management Today... Almost one million workers in the UK don't have guaranteed hours.
Press27 September 2016
Top 100 UK law firm Lewis Silkin LLP is supporting the 2016 City Giving Day, The Lord Mayor’s event which champions and highlights the charitable efforts undertaken by companies and organisations to support society and the community.
Press15 June 2016
Transport for London (TfL) has extended its current panel by two years with a plan to re-tender in 2018,Legal Business understands.
Press10 June 2016
Gender pay reporting has been identified as one of the key challenges in the years ahead for employers, a new study has revealed. 'The Future of Employment Legal Services' - a collaboration between Lewis Silkin and research partner Winmark - analysed which issues were most likely to affect businesses in the future.
Press29 January 2016
Brinsley Dresden has been quoted in an article by Campaign which discusses the issue of intellectual property ownership in creative pitch scenarios. The piece focusses on the Science Museum’s process of paying £1,000 to own the IP of any ideas pitched by potential bidders.
Press28 October 2015
Originally published in Broadcast: Fremantle Media UK has written to Sky and the indie behind Bring the Noise seeking assurances that the music panel show is unrelated to a format it previously pitched to the broadcaster.
Lewis Silkin team completes the 24 Peaks Challenge and raises over £25,000 for the RBHHC Hybrid Theatre Appeal
Press30 September 2015
A team from City law firm Lewis Silkin has successfully completed the 24 Peaks Challenge in order to raise much-needed funds for the firm’s chosen charity, the Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Charity. The charity is particularly special to Lewis Silkin following the loss of James Levy last year, a sadly missed colleague and friend who was cared for at the Royal Brompton Hospital.
Press17 July 2015
A team from City law firm Lewis Silkin will be putting their endurance to the test when they take on the 24 Peaks Challenge this September to raise much-needed funds for the firm’s chosen charity, The Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals.
Press09 June 2015
ISBA and the IPA are this week launching two new flexible framework contract templates designed as a starting point to help clients and agencies formalise their relationships in an era where services are converging and relationships becoming more multi-functional and complex.
Press30 October 2014
Clive Greenwood has been quoted in an article by Legal Futures regarding the former Halliwells partners court win.
Press07 April 2014
Lewis Silkin marks tenth anniversary of Oxford office with teams from across the firm participating in ‘Alternative Triathlon’ to raise money for Oxford Homeless Pathways.
Press03 March 2014
City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP has once again been recognised as one of the UK’s best employers by The Sunday Times’ esteemed ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ survey. Coming in at number 54, this marks the sixth successive year Lewis Silkin has been included, and the firm is one of only eight law firms to feature in the list.
Press21 October 2013
In a co-authored article for The Law Society Gazette, Katherine Shaw and Kathryn Pickard discuss the impact the new auto enrolment pension rules will have on law firms, and the tricky areas that they are likely to encounter.
Press16 October 2013
In a Reuters article, Russell Brimelow discusses large financial institutions' policies towards employees accessing, or attempting to access, pornography whilst at work.