Legal news

Doughty Street chambers mourn human rights campaigner

Doughty Street chambers mourn human rights campaigner

Sir Louis Blom-Cooper has died aged 92.

Editor's picks

BLOG: 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.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

China calls for global collaboraton on AI ethics and law

China calls for global collaboraton on AI ethics and law

China's president and vice-premier tell AI experts collaboration needed on the ethical and legal aspects of AI and intellectual property.

CLASS ACTION

Korea to expand class action lawsuit system after BMW fires

Korea to expand class action lawsuit system after BMW fires

A number of incidents involving BMW cars catching fire has led to government action on changing the rules of class action in South Korea.

COPYRIGHT

German court delays YouTube intellectual property case

German court delays YouTube intellectual property case

Music producer working with singer Sarah Brightman waits on Der Bundesgerichtshof as the court seeks input on interpretation issues.

Blogs

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.

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.

Management speak

AI

AI improves efficiency significantly for law firms

AI improves efficiency significantly for law firms

Law firms have been slower to adopt AI than other sectors but clients say it improves time efficiency by 50 per cent.

Corporate counsel

CLIMATE CHANGE

Lawyer activists call out UK companies on climate risk reporting

Lawyer activists call out UK companies on climate risk reporting

UK companies and auditors told relegating climate considerations to CSR in annual reports is no longer good enough.

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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UK law's supreme MeToo moment

British legal history will be made when women form the majority on the bench to decide case in UK highest court for first time.