Legal news

Australian law firm embroiled in political probe

Australian law firm embroiled in political probe

DWF finds itself drawn into probe of senior politician as critics ask questions about her links to the firm and work earning over A$5m in government fees, according to media reports.

Editor's picks

BLOCKCHAIN

Linklaters in German blockchain first

Linklaters in German blockchain first

In DLT-based payments, Linklaters advises Commerzbank on pilot project for machine-to-machine payments.

LEGAL TECH

Plaudits for Reynen Court beta launch

Plaudits for Reynen Court beta launch

Five beta law firms and over ninety third-party application vendors go live with single platform for legal technology after twelve months of development.

EMPLOYMENT

Law firm flags retail sector employment "suspicions"

Law firm flags retail sector employment "suspicions"

Findings, including 1 in 10 retail workers experiencing "inappropriate sexual touching" in current job, “confirm the suspicions of anyone working in employment law.”

LEGAL TECH

AmLaw100 firm WSGR goes end-to-end

AmLaw100 firm WSGR goes end-to-end

Tackling repetitive and low-value work, WSGR stated as first Am Law 100 firm to fully automate signing and closing process for entire practice area.

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

RISK

A new take on guns and butter

A new take on guns and butter

According to the WSJ, some public companies are telling investors about how gun violence could affect their financial performance.

Business sector round up

WORLD LEGAL SUMMIT

Updated: Summit meeting welcomes Ireland's 'AI moment'

Updated: Summit meeting welcomes Ireland's 'AI moment'

The World Legal Summit Dublin to be held August 1, 2019, now with additional sponsorship from Bar of Ireland.

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.

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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Linklaters exploiting what they know

Firm launches new AI data-powered system to search and manage legal documents in what provider calls a textbook example for law firms.