Legal news

Ashurst appoints global sustainability partner

Ashurst appoints global sustainability partner

Hong Kong-based head of high-yield tasked with addressing climate-change risk agenda

Editor's picks

LEGAL TECHNOLOGY

Deloitte Legal launches UK tech incubator with 14-strong cohort

Deloitte Legal launches UK tech incubator with 14-strong cohort

Accountancy giant's legal arm admits first start-ups to Deloitte Legal Ventures programme

ROBOTICS AND AI

Robotics and AI law think tank launches in Singapore

Robotics and AI law think tank launches in Singapore

Government minister opens research unit operated by city state's national university

LITIGATION FUNDING

High Court puts brakes on Australia's litigation funding boom with landmark ruling

High Court puts brakes on Australia's litigation funding boom with landmark ruling

Lawyers digest implications of decision to strike down common fund orders

LEGAL TECHNOLOGY

San Francisco, London and Singapore among 10 cities vying for global legal tech crown

San Francisco, London and Singapore among 10 cities vying for global legal tech crown

Report by The Law Society of England Wales highlights international competition to attract legal start-ups

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

INNOVATION

Law firms missing out with 'misguided' innovation drive, GCs claim

Law firms missing out with 'misguided' innovation drive, GCs claim

Top GCs tell report that firms are failing to tailor technology for their needs

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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