Legal news

Elevate raises $25 million

Elevate raises $25 million

$25 million investment from Kayne Partners to fuel continued growth as firm addresses “critical need” in legal market and aims for public listing.

Editor's picks

LITIGATION

Football and music disputes dominating UK High Court

Football and music disputes dominating UK High Court

Premier League football may be in recess and music festivals in full swing, but football and music bodies are very busy in court.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Damning report reveals a criminal justice system on brink of collapse

Damning report reveals a criminal justice system on brink of collapse

Law Society of England and Wales reports says urgent intervention needed to save the criminal justice system in England and Wales.

TALENT MANAGEMENT

Rare and well done

Rare and well done

Linklaters pledges support to new software set to revolutionise graduate law recruitment.

EXPANSION

Dentons combines with Zimbabwean elite firm

Dentons combines with Zimbabwean elite firm

Firms' combination with MawereSibanda aims to position both firms to meet client needs in Africa and around the globe.

Blogs

LEGAL SERVICES

Niche law firms poised to benefit from artificial intelligence

Niche law firms poised to benefit from artificial intelligence

Disruption has opened up a world of opportunities for the legal marketplace in the UK, says Jeffrey Catanzaro.

BLOCKCHAIN

Unlocking the blockchain enigma

Unlocking the blockchain enigma

With the evolution of blockchain, clients in a wide range of sectors will be impacted, says Patrick McKenna.

Management speak

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY

Biting the bullet

Biting the bullet

Dom/sub relationships have strong patterns that are worth noting

Corporate counsel

APPOINTMENTS

Around the house

Around the house

Going, going, gone to Phillips! All the moves around the house this week.

Business sector round up

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

New North Sea oil Industry initiative from Pinsent Masons

New North Sea oil Industry initiative from Pinsent Masons

The law firm will run a programme helping tech pioneers develop and market their businesses.

INSOLVENCY

The business of staying in business

The business of staying in business

Commercial pressures are forcing restaurant and retail businesses to seek better deals from their landlords, says Thomas Bond of law firm Russell-Cooke.

Who did the deals

SWEDEN

Ropes & Gray, Vinge and Advokatfirman Cederquist act in pharma deal

Ropes & Gray, Vinge and Advokatfirman Cederquist act in pharma deal

Ropes & Gray, Vinge, Advokatfirman Cederquist are advising on the $855m pharma deal.

Bookshelf

BOOKS

Confronting hate, understanding China and recalling the US Constitution

Confronting hate, understanding China and recalling the US Constitution

In this month's Bookshelf, The Global Legal Post's Editor-At-Large, Dr David Cowan, picks three topical books on hate, China and the US.

 
 

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