This article originally appeared in the August 2015 editon of LawTECH Magazine. LawTECH - Converge - Disaster RecoveryWhen fires raged underground in Holborn in London on 1 April this year, few businesses were prepared for the impact this would have. The London Chambers of Commerce estimated the cost to have been in the region of £40m.
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