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  • CLOSURE

    HSF to exit Berlin

    05 June 2019

    Berlin exit as Herbert Smith Freehills refocuses on Frankfurt and Düsseldorf, leaving even less international coverage in the city.

  • DATA PRIVACY

    Privacy app taps into $5 billion market

    05 June 2019

    Silicon Valley law firm Wilson Sonsini is selling CCPA advice starting at $7,500, earning over $100,000 in sales first week for its privacy app.

  • EXPANSION

    Bird & Bird find a new baseline

    05 June 2019

    Baseline merging with Valeocon to bolster Bird & Bird management consulting business.

  • EXPANSION

    Norton's team follows trail to Kennedys

    04 June 2019

    Firm bolsters global marine and energy practice with hire of 12-strong team from Norton Rose Fulbright, following move by finance director.

  • LITIGATION

    Falling filings still yield $1.8 billion damages

    02 June 2019

    First annual Lex Machina litigation report shows over $1.8 billion in ERISA-related damages awarded 2016-2018 despite decline in filings.

  • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    AI silos threaten justice

    04 June 2019

    Ad hoc use of complex algorithms in the justice system needs urgent oversight says the Law Society of England and Wales in new report following a year-long investigation.

  • LAWTECH

    Osborne Clarke enters the Dragon's Den

    02 June 2019

    First cohort attends 'Dragons' Den' event with expert panel from Firstminute Capital, Founders Factory and Osborne Clarke.

  • DATA PRIVACY

    Counting the cost of GDPR

    02 June 2019

    Over half of UK global businesses believe they are failing to comply with data privacy regulations costing an average of £840,000 annually.

  • BRANDS

    Ince rebrands six months into merger

    03 June 2019

    Ince simplifies brand as Gordon Dadds name take a back seat and most entities will be known simply as Ince.


 

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