In a world increasingly obsessed with celebrities, influencers and social media, professional footballers playing in the FIFA World Cup in Qatar have never been in a brighter spotlight, writes Ally Burr. The FIFA World Cup is one of the most watched sporting events in the world. From sticker books,
Dentons has netted close to £8,000 for two employee-nominated charities at its annual fundraising ball in Glasgow – the first time the event has been held since 2019 due to pandemic restrictions. Attended by more than 100 Dentons employees from across Scotland, the masquerade ball held a
Dentons has published a guide comparing the length of maternity, paternity, adoption and shared leave entitlement and the rates of pay associated with it, across 85 countries. The 'Global Family Leave and Pay Snapshot' can be accessed here. Key insights include:
Experts have hailed a “strong appetite” for further consolidation in the casual dining sector after Dentons advised The Restaurant Group (TRG) on its £7 million purchase of Mexican-themed chain, Barburrito. Brian Moore, Dentons’ Edinburgh-based divisional head of corporate, w
Dentons has held an event on the issues facing female advocates at the commercial bar in Scotland.
Dentons has appointed Alison Weatherhead as practice group leader for the UK People, Reward and Mobility (PRM) team. She replaces Virginia Allen, who will be leaving the firm. An employment partner based in Glasgow, Ms Weatherhead previously led Dentons’ PRM practice in Scotland. She is listed
Dentons has launched a new hub providing expert advice, the latest industry news and a global webinar programme for in-house lawyers – the Home Grown Academy. It aims to help and support in-house lawyers working in organisations across the country, offering them access to, and personalised sup
Dentons has extended its flexible working trial until the end of next year, The Lawyer reports. The firm's policy, called You Choose, gives partners and staff the freedom to decide where they want to work.
Dentons, which has offices in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow, has announced a combination with Tunisian law firm Zaanouni Law Firm and Associates. Zaanouni is a top 10 firm in the Tunisian market and is one of the largest full-service firms operating in Tunis.
Dentons has promoted three lawyers in Scotland to partner. The new partners are Linzi Hedalen, in contentious construction, Adam Knowles in corporate and Owen McLennan in corporate funds, who are all currently senior associates based in the firm’s Edinburgh office.
Craig Kennedy of Dentons examines coming changes to property ownership transparency in the UK. Recent events in Ukraine have resulted in a revival of the UK's Economic Crime Bill, which aims to make it much harder for overseas entities to hide wealth in UK property. The Bill made rapid progress thro
Dentons is moving its Edinburgh office to the new flagship development at Haymarket.
Global business leaders have concerns about decisions and omissions made by artificial intelligence (AI) systems despite their wide adoption in the private sector, a survey by Dentons has found. The vast majority (81 per cent) of businesses cited personal data protection as a significant concern, ye
Dentons has advised the shareholders of Axle Group Holdings Ltd (National) on the sale of National to Halfords Group plc for circa £62 million. Halfords is the UK's largest retailer of motoring and cycling products and services.
Solicitor advocate Fiona MacGregor has joined Dentons' litigation and dispute resolution practice in Glasgow as counsel. She has more than 15 years’ experience, including a strong track record in complex property litigation and has represented clients in disputes before the full range of Scott