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Video: The evolution of project management in litigation

By Michael Quartararo, Jason Reid From beginning to end, litigation is time consuming, complicated and costly. More and more clients are demanding increased transparency and efficiency from their external counsel. So how do you deliver? Project management tools can improve results and strengthen client relationships. Watch our webinar as we discuss: – The rise of project management […]

Nucleus Research benefit report – Addleshaw Goddard

Addleshaw Goddard uses the HighQ platform to improve productivity, security and add value to its client services. After deploying HighQ AG saw improvements in efficiency, risk management, client engagement and brand visibility across all areas of the company. Clients of Addleshaw Goddard also benefit from a contract management solution the firm developed with the HighQ […]

Starting Point Employment Law Guide – Jersey Update – September 2018

By Siobhan Riley, Huw Thomas, Tarina Le Boutillier Whilst in the UK changes to employment legislation generally happen in April, major changes to Jersey employment law have in recent years occurred in September. September 2018 is no exception and will arguably be the busiest September for Jersey HR professionals for some years. There is a raft of changes […]

Video: How to health check the anatomy of your legal matters

By Rob MacAdam With clients expecting more efficiency, transparency and value from their lawyers, it’s time for law firms to re-engineer their legal service delivery into real competitive advantage. In this video, Rob MacAdam, Director of Legal Solutions, identifies six elements that make up the anatomy of a legal matter, and discusses what improvements can be […]

Updates on proportionality of costs in court proceedings

By Gwendoline Davies, Claire Acklam Anyone involved in the conduct of litigation will be aware that the ‘overriding objective’, at rule 1.1 (1) of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), requires cases to be dealt with “justly and at proportionate cost”. Unfortunately, the question of what is proportionate continues to cause confusion and dispute.  In this latest […]

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Taylor Wessing continues French growth with former LeBoeuf Paris head

Taylor Wessing has boosted its French corporate offering with the hire of LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae’s former Paris managing partner Alain de Foucaud. De Foucaud is the firm’s 18th French partner, joining Taylor Wessing after a decade with LeBoeuf. He was co-managing partner of the US firm’s Paris office from its foundation in 1995 […]

Arnold & Porter global chief steps down for DC bar role

Arnold & Porter’s global managing partner James Sandman has stepped down after a decade as head of the Washington DC firm. Sandman was made Arnold & Porter’s managing partner on 10 November 1995 and is currently president-elect of the 82,000-member District of Columbia Bar. He will serve a one-year term as president of the District of Columbia Bar from […]

Eversheds and Sonnenschein come together for Beatles’ battle with EMI

Eversheds and Sonnenschein come together for Beatles’ battle with EMI” />Eversheds and US firm Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal have launched a two-pronged attack on record giant EMI on behalf of The Beatles. Nick Valner, commercial litigation head at Eversheds, launched the claim in the High Court on 15 December 2005. Sonnenschein partner Paul LiCalsi followed […]

Kirkland poaches Weil Gotshal tax specialist

Kirkland & Ellis has raided the London office of US rival Weil Gotshal & Manges to hire corporate tax specialist John Baldry. Baldry joins Kirkland as a tax partner in the firm’s London office. His practice concentrates on the taxation of mergers, acquisitions and restructurings and private equity tax structuring. He was most recently of […]

UK Roundup: In-house

David Middleton on the month in the in-house market:

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Are law firms involved with the Olympics going to be the also-rans?

ABN combats in-houser shortage with legal training

US firms pull up their advising socks

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Management: 16 Jan
The bar: 23 Jan
Regional: 30 Jan
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