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Brexit overview: your commercial contracts and Brexit

30 September 2020
Your commercial contracts and Brexit

The UK’s departure from the EU is likely to have a significant impact on your existing and future commercial contracts. There are a number of areas where the UK’s exit from the EU could be disruptive; therefore, ensuring that your commercial agreements are ready for the UK’s new relationship with Europe at the end of the transition period is now a priority. Although there is still uncertainty over how organisations trading across the EEA will be impacted, we can help you put together an appropriate action plan.

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Browne Jacobson appointed onto London Boroughs Legal Alliance panel

Browne Jacobson has been appointed on to London Borough’s Legal Alliance (LBLA) legal services framework after successfully bidding for their core legal work. The new three year contract which has a one year option to extend and is worth potentially £16m in fees, commenced on 8 July 2022. It replaces the Boroughs’ existing panel arrangement. The appointment will see the firm advise on areas such as regeneration, litigation, commercial and real estate.

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In this update, we look at what is behind the recent drive in Merger & Acquisition (M&A) activity involving high street lenders, Private Equity (PE) Houses, FinTechs and other specialist lenders. We also analyse the benefits that M&A activity offers to businesses and the touch upon the impact this trend is having on the competitive landscape.

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Rolls Royce SMR ambitions will bring Hinkley like benefits to regions

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Blogs

Covid Rent Arrears: Cinema operators’ appeals dismissed

The Court of Appeal has dismissed two cases regarding rent arrears accrued during the Covid lockdowns. The cases are London Trocadero (2015) LLP v Picturehouse Cinemas Ltd and Bank of New York Mellon (International) Ltd v Cine-UK Ltd.

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