The case of the South China Sea

Jackson McDonald solicitor Verity Long-Droppert offers her take on the UN Permanent Court of Arbitration's ruling on the ongoing South China Sea dispute between China and the Philippines.

Posted: 13 November 2016 | Big stories

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The conflicts of law and politics

Noted legal journalist and commentator Dominic Carman shares his thoughts on the complex and often conflictual relationship between law and politics in the UK.

Posted: 10 November 2016 | Big stories

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Business immigration and travel under a Donald Trump presidency

How could the result of the US Presidential Election impact British lawyers who travel to the United States? Faegre Baker Daniels immigration lawyer Claire Nilson explores the implications.

Posted: 09 November 2016 | Commentary

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Recoverability of third party funding costs in arbitration

A recent landmark appeal ruling is likely to encourage more parties to engage in arbitration, writes Practico Ltd managing director Andy Ellis.

Posted: 09 November 2016 | Commentary

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A case for the legal profession's involvement in governance

Lawyers have much to contribute to ensuring good governance in their country and it's vital that they make that contribution, writes Bowmans Kenya head of dispute resolution Evans Monari.

Posted: 08 November 2016 | Commentary

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Is purpose before profit the new law for firms?

The law firms that will prosper in the future will be those that exhibit three key characteristics, explains Caffeine Partnership partner and Law Firm Marketing Summit 2016 speaker Simon Bailey.

Posted: 03 November 2016 | Commentary

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Salient points of labour law in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya.

Careful compliance with local labour laws is a matter of critical importance for any company looking to do business in Kenya, writes Bowmans Kenya partner Sean Omondi.

Posted: 31 October 2016 | Global view

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Brexit and Iranian sanctions

The UK should take advantage of trade opportunities with Iran following the lifting of sanctions and its vote to leave the EU, writes Shahrzad Atai of Child & Child.

Posted: 21 October 2016 | Commentary

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Cloud and data protection are inextricably linked

The business rationale for law firms to switch to the cloud is clear, writes Janet Day of LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions, but there are two key issues they must address when it comes to cloud and data protection.

Posted: 19 October 2016 | Commentary

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