As the economy starts to emerge from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and multiple lockdowns, many law firms will be considering not only how they can ensure the firm survives but how to bounce back stronger and more resilient to the economic challenges they may have faced during the past year.
The Lawdown Episode 14: The Relaunch – Naomi Osaka, Gary Lineker’s IR35 dispute and the potential impact of Covid electronic test and trace rules
June 10th, 2021 by Marketing
In this “relaunch” episode of the Lawdown, Partner Beth Hale, Senior Associate Wonu Sanda and Associate Pooja Dasgupta discuss: Naomi Osaka dropping out of the French Open due to mental health issues and the wider workplace implications of this story, including employer health and safety, mental health and wellbeing obligations, and potential reasonable adjustments under […]
May 11th, 2021 by Stuart Smith
Now more than ever, the modern law firm needs lawyers who are problem solvers, lateral and innovative thinkers, strategy creators and trouble shooters to be able to maintain a sustainable business model in our ultra-competitive global market. These skills are often highly prevalent in individuals who may be described as “neurodivergent”. This is an umbrella […]
To coincide with International Women’s Day 2021, CM Murray LLP has joined together to pledge our support for the #ChooseToChallenge campaign, which reminds us that each of us are the most effective ambassadors for change and that we can use this opportunity to call out gender bias and inequality. This is also a chance to […]
February 9th, 2021 by Stuart Smith
When a partner proposes to move from one firm to another, the process is rarely as simple as firms and partners might first assume. Depending on whether it is the new hiring firm, the current firm or the lateral partner themselves, there will often be a myriad of competing legal, practical and tactical factors and […]
January 15th, 2021 by Stuart Smith
Can an Employer legally require their staff to get the Covid-19 Vaccine?
November 26th, 2020 by Marketing
The Key Considerations for Professional Services Firms Contemplating a Demerger
The Four Key Questions Every Firm Needs to be Prepared for When Dealing with Allegations of Partner Misconduct
October 20th, 2020 by Marketing
It’s 4.30pm on a Friday evening. An email hits your inbox. It is a detailed complaint from a staff member about harassment allegedly committed against them by one of the Firm’s senior partners or LLP members. How should the Firm respond? What steps is the Firm required to take? Who must the Firm notify? These […]
September 2nd, 2020 by Marketing
We are delighted to release the first podcast in our two-part series on Managing and Responding to Partner Exits.
August 20th, 2020 by Marketing
We are delighted to bring you this recording of a discussion between members of our Employment Law team on Managing Employee Risks and Supporting Colleagues’ Families in the Age of Covid.