Slaughters seeks out generative AI-focused products for next incubator programme

Magic Circle firm opens applications for fourth round of its Collaborate initiative

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Allen & Overy spins off risk management business ahead of merger

Magic Circle firm to retain “significant minority stake” in aosphere following deal with private equity firms Inflexion and Endicott Capital

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Eversheds Sutherland names first head of global AI

TMT sector head Nasser Ali Khasawneh to lead newly-formed global AI leadership team

Orrick hires first chief digital officer from Pinsent Masons

Nigel Tranter will head up the firm’s data and business transformation team in Birmingham

Thomson Reuters dispute with AI start-up to go to jury trial in US

Media company accuses AI outfit Ross Intelligence of illegally using its content to train its own competing AI-based platform

Macfarlanes announces partnership with HarveyAI

UK law firm joins Allen & Overy and PwC in rolling out tool designed for legal work backed by OpenAI Startup Fund

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Justice Bid adds law firm ESG metrics to outside counsel DE&I selection service

Influential Chicago-based platform teams up with European ESG specialist impactvise

Consilio snaps up UK’s Lawyers On Demand and SYKE in major expansion of enterprise legal services business

Acquisition sees US firm add LOD’s pool of 4,500+ legal practitioners in 25 countries

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Mismatch between GCs and law firms over generative AI adoption, report finds

In-house counsel expect law firms to adopt cutting edge tech more than law firms think they do

The future of law will be shaped by people and culture harnessing the power of AI

Tech advancements mean lawyers will work differently in the future but they won’t be replaced by robots, writes Ben Paul, CEO of The BD Ladder

More than half of in-house lawyers back ChatGPT’s use for legal work, study shows

Three-quarters of corporate counsel also recognise the potential risks, according to Thomson Reuters

Herbert Smith Freehills names first managing partner for digital legal services

Alternative legal services chief Libby Jackson assumes new role intended to expand HSF’s digital advisory services

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GCs dissatisfied with law firms' flexible resourcing, technology says report

Law firms should leverage technology to improve responsiveness and help clients extract value from data, says new report from Simmons & Simmons

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News | UK

London International Disputes Week begins with arbitration-focused day as top lawyers back tech’s profound impact on disputes

Ben Rigby reports on LIDW’s opening day featuring keynotes on aspects of arbitration and a tech study

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ECJ to review German law banning outside investment in law firms

Case brought by Berlin legaltech entrepreneur could have ‘far reaching consequences’ for EU legal services

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Amazon removed six million counterfeit products in 2022 in fight against fakes

Retail giant reports progress in anti-counterfeiting drive as it bolsters seller verification process and expands brand protection programmes

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