Archive for December 2022

Inspiring leadership and the importance of belonging in improving societies, with David Walker, Bishop of Manchester

gunnercooke has released the latest episode of The Inspiring Leadership Podcast, hosted by Co-Founder Darryl Cooke and Sir Peter Fahy. The series delves into the minds of inspiring businesspeople, to learn from the very best, and to understand what makes a great leader. Insights include recipes for success, behaviours to model and practical tips from […]

How to serve a claim filed on the UK court in Germany after Brexit?

The joy of regained freedom with the exit from the European Union quickly turns into post-Brexit blues for creditors in the United Kingdom when they try to have their claim filed with a court in their country served in the European Union. Now that the transitional period for the application of the European Regulation on […]

Personal and professional growth at gunnercooke

Emma Peliza is a Senior Associate within the Real Estate team with seven years’ experience. She acts on a wide range of transactions from retail lettings through to investment forward fund sales, and has particular expertise in commercial development sites. After working at two traditional law firms, Emma decided to become a consultant solicitor to […]

Racist comments making headlines – what can HRs learn?

The recent high-profile racist questioning suffered by a charity co-founder and a racist joke made by the founder of a large successful plumbing company at an awards ceremony provide a clear lesson for HRs in how unconscious bias can impact the workplace. When Ngozi Fulani, founder of domestic abuse charity Sistah Space was questioned repeatedly […]

Is tech doing what we want it to?

I am a big fan of the potential for new technologies to improve many aspects of our working lives. It can streamline laborious, repetitive processes or entirely remove the need for people to get involved in them at all (except at the coding stage and perhaps to check and account for outcomes). Lots of now-familiar […]

Be the architect of your own destiny

Thalis Vlachos is a highly successful Employment lawyer with over 20 years’ experience. He joined gunnercooke in 2017 after working for several traditional law firms. Thalis wanted the autonomy to operate on his terms, which included diversifying to specialise in a complementary area of law. Here he discusses the benefits of working at gunnercooke, and […]