New Law

Herbert Smith Freehills launches global digital legal delivery practice

Four hundred-strong practice brings together alternative legal services and tech teams

Mishcon acquires majority stake in group actions management business

Co-founders of Brazil-based Somos become equity partners as City firm moves to take on bigger cases

Ashurst launches low cost legal centre in Poland

Firm’s third hub after Glasgow and Brisbane to provide support across managed services, due diligence, disputes and contract management

  • 5mos

Mishcon de Reya enters ALSP market with acquisition of Flex Legal

UK firm hails move as “major step” in 10-year growth strategy

  • 6mos
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Nexa names new CEO amid wider leadership shuffle

Consultant lawyer platform also names new COO and hires chief marketing officer

  • 7mos

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

  • 8mos

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

  • 11mos

Barrister disruptor secures eight-figure investment from private equity house

Cash injection from Lloyds Banking Group subsidiary will support plans to double turnover within two years

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

  • 1yr

Linklaters ‘redesigns’ low-cost arm and commits to remote working model

Limitless by Linklaters will offer alternative legal services without need for regional hub, firm says

ALSPs become $20bn global market after latest growth spurt, study shows

ALSPs are now growing at a compound annual growth rate of 20%, Thomson Reuters says

  • 1yr