Archive for August 2020

gunnercooke aids Byron rescue deal

Law firm gunnercooke has advised on a deal, completed 31 July, that saw high-street burger chain Byron bought out of administration, allowing 20 of the company’s 51 restaurants to continue trading and saving 551 jobs across the UK. The team, led by gunnercooke partner Nick Ducker, acted on behalf of Calveton UK Limited who bought […]

Schrems II, Brexit and International Data Transfers

For those organisations who rely on the Privacy Shield for their transfers of personal data from the EU to the USA, the recent case of Schrems II has rather put a spanner in the works. Max Schrems, you might remember is a privacy activist. He runs the NOYB digital rights organisation based in Vienna. He was essentially responsible for […]

Forget timesheets; it’s time to think differently about pricing legal services

Pricing in the legal industry has long been based on an archaic system that prioritises time over value and internal targets over client service. Before we founded gunnercooke back in 2010, the need for more certainty over costs was something we kept hearing again and again from CEOs, FDs and heads of legal as part […]