The lawyer who led the inquiry into Uber last year, former attorney general Eric Holder, says company lawyers need to become corporate watchdogs.
Advances in technology and multijurisdictional transactions are just some of the changes increasing the demand for legal networks, says Tanna Moore.
FUTURE OF LAW
A reshaping of the marketplace will see the end of law firms which are 'all things to all clients.'
Optimism has improved since last year but lawyers need to think more imaginatively about their businesses as clients continue to drive innovation.
A host of law firms have left the scene in the past 12 months - either merging, dissolving or being acquired.
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Five leading corporates including JP Morgan and Telstra have clocked up savings on legal spend and are focusing instead on strategic investments.
In some cases, re-risking can be more risky, according to global advisory group AlixPartners.
With 2018 just around the corner, Major, Lindsey & Africa issues its set of predictions for the year ahead and warns on succession planning as the baby boomers get ready to exit.
The offshore law firm has appointed Osborne Clarke to represent it in breach of confidence proceedings.