Dublin’s real estate market has clawed its way back from the deep financial crisis of 2008.
Dublin’s real estate market has clawed its way back from the deep financial crisis of 2008.
An incident involving JP Morgan is understood to be the reason why White & Case’s hire of Weil Gotshal & Manges’ City banking chief Mark Donald has fallen through. The Lawyer revealed in November that the Weil Gotshal lawyer would be joining White & Case as a partner, having long been courted by the US firm. […]
On New Year’s Eve, Ince partners received a rather unexpected email from the firm’s interim chairman.
It was now subject to a pre-pack administration; a process that is ever part of its suitor Gordon Dadds’ playbook.
Following a swift exit from Goodwin at the tail-end of last year, the pair have returned to their old stomping ground; acting for management in PE deals.
How can you reshape an in-house team in the image you want it to be? This was just one of the issues up for debate at The Lawyer’s latest roundtable with BCLP.
Experts from across the market give their view on the past 12 months and offer predictions for 2019.
We shout a lot these days and we seem to have forgotten how to listen. Even if we are listening it is, more often than at any time in the history of mankind, within our own bubble as we plug in the earphones and pull up the audio drawbridge. There’s a lot of shouting on […]
2019 will be the year when legal tech becomes smart, and when analytics opens doors to unexplored territories
A legal universe where New Law has come of age may be closer than you think
2018 was another year of big-name moves, with US firms showing no signs of winding down their ambitions to grow in the City
New rules for European lawyers in the UK might add some red tape. Nevertheless, firms see Brexit as an opportunity, not a hurdle
Legal operations managers from top UK companies explain what they do and how they are transforming their businesses
Slaughter and May’s solution to the challenge of increasingly complex cases involving millions of documents and seemingly endless email trails: Tiki-Toki
An innovative solution from TLT and US tech group LegalSifter can slash lawyers’ BAU admin burden, but it can also do so much more
The firm is rising to the challenge of providing accurate employment law information about the world’s hardest-to-reach jurisdictions
The glacial pace of change in relation to women’s progress at the Bar is disappointing, writes Outer Temple Chambers’ new CEO.
Given that we are apparently obliged to contemplate Brexit until the great trumpet sounds, let’s consider some of the consequences of the referendum that we’re seeing winding through the courts. There are three Brexit-related pieces of litigation in The Lawyer Top 20 Cases 2019. As noted in today’s cover feature. Brick Court barristers are on […]
It’s widely believed that retention rates are a critical measure of success and that trainees are a long-term investment. But the beliefs are myths, argues Aspirant’s Jason Ku.
For law firms the real question is how to get and maintain momentum. Jomati’s Tony Williams explains how to do it.
As early as you like in 2019, here comes the consolidation in New Law.
While Deloitte has been praised for its open approach on how it dealt with inappropriate behaviour, the biggest City law firms are trying to close down the discussion.
Spare a thought for EC3. Clyde & Co and Kennedys may have expanded overseas, but you can’t buccaneer your way to domestic growth. One of the biggest questions facing insurance firms is how they can increase their share of a static market where panel reviews can determine major revenue streams. Virtually every senior figure predicts […]
The gig economy is going to change career options in the top 100 law firms radically in the next 12 months, writes Matt Byrne.
Laura Uberoi is a Council Member at the Law Society and, alongside Kayleigh Leonie, represents junior lawyers of 0-5 years PQE. In October Laura was elected as president of her local law society and in doing so became one of the youngest and most junior solicitor to ever hold such a role across the country. […]
I feel like a tranquillised hippo. My limbs weigh two tonnes and my brain’s too heavy for my head. It’s November and I have 3,000lb-ungulate jet lag, so I must be at MIPIM Asia. For readers who only know MIPIM Cannes, MIPIM Asia is Cannes’ more refined Hong Kongese cousin. Each year about 900 property […]
Julia Salasky, CEO of CrowdJustice, the online crowdfunding platform for legal action, spoke at the Law Society’s Future of Law lecture.
In this adapted version she shares her experience using innovative technologies to connect lawyers and clients with funds to take legal action
Red faces aplenty at Hogan Lovells last week when a partner was filmed enjoying adult material on his work computer during daytime hours. But not just because a partner spent valuable fee-earning time accessing sexual content; as a policy issue, it has raised questions about why internet controls were not consistent across the firm’s global network. Prior to the incident, Hogan Lovells’ internet controls varied across jurisdictions, […]
By Simon de Broise Payment processors, as the name suggests, facilitate payments by credit and debit cards for both online and point of sale transactions. The payment processor acts as an intermediary between the merchant (e.g. a retailer or airline) and the customer’s bank, facilitating the rapid authorisation (or otherwise) of the payment and initiating (and […]
By Piers Dereham I want to carry out fitting-out works to my business premises but my landlords say I will have to remove them when my lease expires. They are also saying that they need to check my plans before they agree to anything. Is this correct? Yes. Most commercial leases contain clauses requiring you to […]
Data processors resident outside Turkey whose activities affect Turkey may also need to register by 30 September 2019. Even failing to delete expired data can be punished by one to two years’ imprisonment. As a candidate state for EU membership, Turkey aligns much of its legal system with EU law, hence its 2016 Law on the […]
By Bolat Miyatov On 2 July 2018, the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 166-VI “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Insurance and Insurance Activities, Securities Market” was adopted. Among other things, this legislative act has amended the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 13 May 2003 No. […]
By Ben Stansfield, Lee P McBride, Andrew Litchfield One of the great beneficiaries of the European Union has been the environment. Since the very beginnings of the EU, Member States have come together and enacted a great variety of environmental laws, leading to cleaner seas, flourishing habitats and healthier citizens. With Brexit only a few weeks away, this […]
This publication has been prepared for the assistance of those who require information about the Securities Investment Business Law (Revised). It deals in broad terms with the requirements of Cayman law and it is not intended to be exhaustive but merely to provide information which we hope will be of use to our clients. We […]
By Sinead Kelly Employment associate, Sinead Kelly, published in Professional Housebuilder & Property Developer giving tips on what to look out for when using zero hours contracts in the construction industry. Casual working arrangements are popular in the construction industry as they allow for flexibility and cost saving where there may not be a constant need for […]
By Sebastian Naughton Jonathan Holl-Allen QC acted for the successful Claimant in this claim against a consultant neurologist who Yip J concluded had failed to discharge his duty when advising in respect of medication to a suspected Parkinson’s Disease patient. The case is (to my knowledge) the first reported clinical negligence claim arising from the […]
There are a growing number of companies entering the legal sector with new ideas about how technology can be used to improve service quality whilst simultaneously reducing costs. They are bringing a wind of change that is hard to resist for lawyers, whether practicing in law firms or within in-house legal teams. Automation, driven by […]
By Frances McClenaghan A defendant cannot defend himself from prosecution for breach of a Community Protection Notice (CPN), on the basis that the CPN is invalid. The reason, stated in Stannard v The Crown Prosecution Service  EWHC 84 (Admin), is that there is an effective means to challenge the CPN – either by exercising […]
By Flip Petillion Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in the EU Member States provides a timely overview and thorough analysis of intellectual property rights enforcement in the EU Member States. Taking legal action in one or several countries in the EU to enforce intellectual property rights is quite a challenge. The adoption of European Directive 2004/48/EC on […]
The Comparative Guide provides an overview of some of the key points of law and practice and allows you to compare regulatory environments and laws across multiple jurisdictions. By selecting your topic of interest, choosing your regions and finally refining the subjects you are seeking clarity on, you can view detailed analysis provided by our experts.