Legal news

The 'gig economy' for lawyers continues to expand

The 'gig economy' for lawyers continues to expand

Number of UK 'platform' lawyers up 29% in a year, crossing the 1,000 mark, as research report highlights LSE listing of Keystone Law.

Editor's picks

HUMANITY MATTERS

I'll be there for you

I'll be there for you

ROI is not just about the money. Legal services get devalued when firms forget that law should be about helping fellow human beings.

INVESTOR POWER

New wave of FX manipulation lawsuits

New wave of FX manipulation lawsuits

Investors tend to opt out of litigation if they expect to recover more by suing on their own

LAWTECH

Robot lawyer Lisa is 'Cool Vendor' for SMEs

Robot lawyer Lisa is 'Cool Vendor' for SMEs

Gartner has included Robot LISA in its latest list of cool vendors.

SHAREHOLDER VALUES

Michael O'Leary of Ryanair may get grilled

Michael O'Leary of Ryanair may get grilled

Ryanair is sued in the U.S. for misleading investors and for building profits on worker exploitation

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

STRATEGIC THINKING

How do we decide who is to blame?

How do we decide who is to blame?

We still love a bully, whose bullying advances our own interests. But this romance has consequences - and COSTS.

Corporate counsel

LUXURY LAW SUMMIT NY

Luxury elite join forces in New York for first summit

Luxury elite join forces in New York for first summit

A galaxy of luxury star brand general counsel are heading for New York to talk law, tech, cyber and sustainability at the inaugural Luxury Law Summit in the city.

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.

 
 

Also read...

'Love in the Bin' does not amount to a broken heart

Banksy has made a fabulous contribution to what 'caveat emptor' might, does - or should - mean