June 19th 2013

Spring Symposium 2013 – Interview with Ian Hunter, Bird & Bird

Ian Hunter, Partner at leading international law firm Bird & Bird, provides his view on the information organisations need to consider when undertaking senior executive dismissals.

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September 12th 2019

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