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Australian law firm hails use of digital currencies for its business

Australian law firm hails use of digital currencies for its business

Lehman Walsh has embraced digital currencies and adopted a progressive approach to new technology which it claims is paying dividends.

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LEGAL SERVICES

Legal change leaders head for London summit

Legal change leaders head for London summit

A group of legal change leaders from some of the world's top corporates and financial institutions will gather in London next week.

WORKPLACE

Ashurst liberates workforce to work in 'smart' way

Ashurst liberates workforce to work in 'smart' way

Ashurst has launched what it describes as 'a new smarter working initiative' in the UK.

LAW FIRM REMUNERATION

Women partners seldom earn top pay at law firms

Women partners seldom earn top pay at law firms

Men remain overwhelmingly the best paid in US law firms with women far behind.

PRIVATE PROSECUTIONS

Private prosecutions group launches

Private prosecutions group launches

The PPA will lobby on behalf of private prosecutors as well as acting as a forum for experts.

Blogs

LEGAL EDUCATION

The pretext of scholarship and how it discriminates against practitioners

The pretext of scholarship and how it discriminates against practitioners

Legal academics are sniffy about practitioners who teach. But, says Reuben Guttman, this outdated view does a disservice to the legal profession.

INVESTMENT

Egypt's missed investment opportunity

Egypt's missed investment opportunity

Egypt has passed a new investment law but while it is a step in the right direction, more is needed, says Cairo-based lawyer Dr Mohamed Bahaa Eldin Abou Shoka.

Management speak

COMMODITISATION

Law firms need a wake-up call on commoditisation

Law firms need a wake-up call on commoditisation

Law firms are suffering from commoditisation blindness as their profits disappear and clients call the shots.

Corporate counsel

MANUFACTURING

Manufacturing sector sees legal issues rocket for general counsel

Manufacturing sector sees legal issues rocket for general counsel

A new report reveals the unique challenges for general counsel operating in manufacturing.

Business sector round up

DATA

The sovereignty of data

The sovereignty of data

The lack of a unified global approach to data and regulation is a serious impediment to global business, says Dean Armstrong QC, Dan Hyde & Sam Thomas of Cyber Counsel.

PEOPLE

Cali-headquartered Knobbe Martens expands to NYC

Cali-headquartered Knobbe Martens expands to NYC

Leading US intellectual property law firms Knobbe Martens is to open an office in New York City as a result of a growing demand for IP expertise in the Big Apple and in efforts to recruit qualified staff.

Who did the deals

IP

A step in the right direction

A step in the right direction

The recent reform of the UK Unjustified Threats Regime brings clarity to the law but is it enough, ask Peter Damerell and Rajvinder Jagdev of Powell Gilbert.

 
 

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Australian law firm hails use of digital currencies for its business

Lehman Walsh has embraced digital currencies and adopted a progressive approach to new technology which it claims is paying dividends.