Europe

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Eversheds taps Simmons hire to build platform

    Eversheds Sutherland appoints city corporate M&A partner to grow upper mid-market platform.

  • BIG 4

    Former law society president in big 4 move

    In surprise move Christina Blacklaws has been appointed as legal services ambassador at Big Four accountancy KPMG.

  • DISRUPTION

    Reed Smith lays claim to first ABS license

    Laying claim to "first" international law firm to get licence, firm says regulatory approval enables broader client services, attracts top talent and is more agile.

  • LEGAL TECH

    Law school gets £5.6m legaltech boost

    Swansea University and the Welsh Government announce £5.6 million investment in LegalTech and access to justice, including cyberterrorism research.

  • DISRUPTION

    MinterEllison sets its clock for 2025

    Australian firm's results may paint a rosy picture with a 11.6 percent revenue rise, but its top lawyer looks towards 2025 and redefining the firm.

  • LEGAL ETHICS

    General counsel in the discomfort zone

    Research reveals a third of in-house counsel are asked to advise on matters that make them feel ethically uncomfortable.

  • DISRUPTION

    Tech providers to target disruption

    HighQ and SYKE to enhance delivery of in-house and law firm technology solutions by targeting disruption and call for thoughtful implementation.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Taking a spin around the house this week are Whirlpool's new legal chief, while others go into the search cycle.

  • LEGAL MANAGEMENT

    Two-decade campaign pays off

    After 20 years of campaigning, Law Society of Ireland welcomes availability of limited liability partnerships for solicitors.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    High calibre team

    A quartet of financial regulation and enforcement partners joins Baker McKenzie.


 

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