Senior ranks of Dutch lawyers near gender parity, study finds

While 46% of all senior lawyers are women, male leaders continue to dominate in law firms and corporate legal teams

Arbitration survey highlights concern over use of AI for legal texts and adjudications

Report highlights growing awareness of AI’s benefits, but flags need for regulation and disclosure

Most global law firms falling short on responsible business practices, study finds

Burges Salmon tops list of firms meeting client expectations on people, planet and governance, according to Lamp House Strategy

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Law Society strikes bullish note as report upholds England and Wales as leading legal jurisdiction internationally

London commercial and arbitration courts outperform rivals in New York, Hong Kong and Singapore, report finds

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News | UK

Law firm marketing and BD teams spend more time on firefighting than strategy, study finds

Law firms also lack sufficient investment in their marketing and business development teams

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News | UK

White & Case is fastest-growing law firm in Africa since 2019, study finds

US firm grew African headcount 177% between 2019 and 2022, according to Africa Legal

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News | UK

Digital piracy increases by 3.3% in 2022, says EUIPO report

For the first time in years, piracy levels rose in 2022, largely driven by TV shows, series, films and manga publications

Smaller UK firms positive on future despite rising costs and fee pressures, study finds

Almost half of firms say attracting and retaining talent is their biggest challenge this year, according to NatWest survey

Fraud cases on the rise in England and Wales, study finds

Claims involving fraud generally up since 2014 but proportion of non-UK claimants has dipped in recent years, according to new report by litigation boutique Stewarts and analytics platform Solomonic

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News | UK

One in 10 law firms find unenforceable clauses in NDAs despite SRA clampdown, study finds

Survey shows that more than a third of lawyers were unaware of UK regulator’s 2018 warning notice

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News | UK

Demand for bankruptcy services lifts US law firm performance in second quarter

Litigation growth also helps offset drop in transactional demand, according to Thomson Reuters

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

Less than half of women lawyers believe measures to reduce gender inequality are effective

While hybrid and part-time working are now the norm, survey uncovers need for more practical support for women

US corporates see C-suite take on bigger role in ESG leadership, MoFo study finds

Increased regulatory demands prompts shift in ESG policy from GCs to chief compliance officers and CEOs

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

The Global Legal Post launches international comparative guide to Family Asset Protection

Edited by Marcus Dearle, online resource explores how key jurisdictions approach divorce, finance and the media

60% of companies hit by pandemic-fuelled counterfeiting rise, survey finds

Trademark association provides insight into how companies are working to address counterfeiting

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Londongrad lives on: Russian claims in London's commercial courts at record high

Research underlines UK capital’s resilience as disputes centre with international litigants, led by Russians, outnumbering domestic parties, reports Ben Rigby

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News | UK

‘Every reason for optimism’ – new Law Over Borders guide charts arbitration’s growing popularity across the world

Practical online comparative Global Legal Post guide is co-edited by Three Crowns partners Carmen Martinez Lopez and Liz Snodgrass

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Majority of US companies dismiss concerns of long-term banking disruption, study shows

MoFo survey shows most companies think impact of recent banking collapses will be short-lived

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News | US