Legal news

Barclays Bank launches lawtech hub

Barclays Bank launches lawtech hub

Barclays Bank has joined forces with law firms and academia to launch a new lawtech hub in London.

Editor's picks

CAREERS

ABA figures reveals US entry-level legal jobs down in 2017

ABA figures reveals US entry-level legal jobs down in 2017

US graduates seeking entry-level legal jobs found less opportunity last year.

GENDER

Who are the top 10 female-friendly US firms?

Who are the top 10 female-friendly US firms?

After 12 years listing family-friendly firms, Yale Law Women has released the Top-10 female-friendly firms.

M&A

Siemens M&A team pilots AI tools with Canadian law firm

Siemens M&A team pilots AI tools with Canadian law firm

The M&A team at Siemens Canada partnered with Blake Cassels & Graydon to test AI on healthcare transaction.

CRYPTOCURRENCY

New York attorney general launches inquiry into cryptocurrency

New York attorney general launches inquiry into cryptocurrency

The initiative requires digital currency trading platforms to provide information on their policies and practices.

Blogs

WORKPLACE

Four ways law firms can support exiting lawyers

Four ways law firms can support exiting lawyers

Colleen Torell of Keystone Partners gives tips for law firms to make the exit process easier.

BLOCKCHAIN

Blockchain: Reinventing legal services?

Blockchain: Reinventing legal services?

Blockchain could unlock a world of potential for the legal marketplace but, like all technologies, it has its share of risks. Karim Derrick of Kennedys assesses its use.

Management speak

INNOVATION

LegalTech innovators should encourage transparency

LegalTech innovators should encourage transparency

Legal disruptors are carrying out research and development for the legal profession, a Chicago professor says.

Corporate counsel

APPOINTMENTS

Around the house

Around the house

A weekly round-up of moves around the globe.

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

How the gig economy impacts employment law

How the gig economy impacts employment law

In this month's Bookshelf, The Global Legal Post's Editor-At-Large, Dr David Cowan, picks two books analysing the future of work and how it impacts employment law.

 
 

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ABA figures reveals US entry-level legal jobs down in 2017

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