Legal news

“Much-needed” tech disputes procedure launches

“Much-needed” tech disputes procedure launches

New adjudication procedure for the resolution of technology disputes in England & Wales launched.

Editor's picks

ADVERTISING

Oxford report tackles tech and political advertising

Oxford report tackles tech and political advertising

Oxford Internet Institute suggests need for collective actions to help plug gaps in data rights & political campaigning law.

BRANDS

Firm's new brand takes flight

Firm's new brand takes flight

A new look for Simmons & Simmons as firm takes inpiration from starlings.

M&A

Toughing out M&A hangover

Toughing out M&A hangover

Baker McKenzie report reveals M&A to drop 25 percent in 2020 in the face of an uncertainty, with North America the outlier.

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

DLA Piper under fire

DLA Piper under fire

Former ethics officer and student protest groups target two-pronged attack on DLA Piper, according to reports by Bloomberg News.

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

POWER OF WOMEN

Lawyers talk power of women in new TV documentary

Lawyers talk power of women in new TV documentary

High profile lawyers Helena Kennedy QC and Gloria Allred share the secrets of their success and obstacles on the way in a new Sky Arts TV series launching on 26 August.

Corporate counsel

LEADERSHIP

Getting an in-house advantage

Getting an in-house advantage

BarkerGilmore has announced the general counsel advantages for transforming how legal leaders fast-track success.

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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