Legal news

EHRC rejects conflict of interest claim over Pinsent Masons partner

EHRC rejects conflict of interest claim over Pinsent Masons partner

Left-wing UK daily newspaper attacks EHRC, citing Pinsent Masons partner who is chairman of watchdog, in Labour Party anti-semitism probe linked to refugee evictions, but firm rejects an old claim.

Editor's picks

LEGAL TECH

Thomson Reuters clever HighQ move

Thomson Reuters clever HighQ move

Acquisition expands offerings and leverages Thomson Reuters channels and customer relationships in legal and regulatory market.

EXPANSION

HSF strengthens Jo'burg bench

HSF strengthens Jo'burg bench

Herbert Smith Freehills expands South African office with three senior hires and their teams.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

US and IP are target for Eversheds trio

US and IP are target for Eversheds trio

Eversheds Sutherland in US expansion as trio of Foley & Lardner IP partners set sail for San Diego.

M&A

MoFo trio head to Latham in Tokyo switch

MoFo trio head to Latham in Tokyo switch

Japan M&A growth spurs trio to move firms as Latham grabs MoFo team.

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

CLIMATE CHANGE

Corporate litigation heats up

Corporate litigation heats up

Climate change litigation poses growing threat to companies' profitability, warns law firm partner.

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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Post-Brexit action heats up in Dublin

As UK prepares for new Prime Minister this week, Scots firm Shepherd and Wedderburn announces new office while Pinsent Masons continues expansion.