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What is Emotional Intelligence (EQ)?

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is a set of emotional and social skills that influence how we perceive and express ourselves, develop and maintain relationships, manage changes and challenges, and use the information provided by emotions to make good decisions.

Ireland Update: Strategy on Remote Working Strives to Keep Up

Ireland’s Department of Trade, Enterprise and Employment (“Department”) recently published a strategy paper outlining its vision for remote working entitled “Making Remote Work – National Remote Work Strategy” (“Remote Working Strategy”). The Remote Working Strategy confirms the Government’s intention to legislate for employees to have a right to request remote working. While recognising the many […]

The Dangers of Joint Property

“How is your joint property held” is a question Shakespeare Martineau ask every client undertaking estate planning or making a will.

How offshore law firms have stepped up to the challenges of 2020

In this interview, excerpts of which originally appeared in Asian Legal Business, Ogier partner and head of ESG Funds in Hong Kong Kate Hodson discusses how offshore law firms have stepped up to meet this changing business landscape, the ramping up of regulations, and the growing momentum around ESG.

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Travers adjusts requests for space in HQ negotiations

Travers Smith is considering whether it should reduce the amount of floors it is seeking to occupy ahead of a potential move to new premises, The Lawyer understands. This mirrors similar decisions taken by other firms as a result of the pandemic-spurred remote working trend. Sources in the market told The Lawyer the City firm is […]

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Addleshaws and CMS both successful in £130m contractual dispute

The High Court has handed down a judgment in a multimillion-pound dispute between CIS General Insurance and IBM. The case, which featured in The Lawyer’s Top 20 cases last year, saw Addleshaw Goddard represent CIS in a £130m dispute with IBM. CIS, which is part of Co-op Group, claimed that IBM was behind the failed […]

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Revealed: The Hot 100 2021

Members of The Lawyer Hot 100 have just two things in common. The first is excellence. Every year, our Hot 100 covers an incredibly diverse mix of legal professionals: scrappers from the rough and tumble of criminal law; sharp-suited corporate dealmakers; intellectuals and silver-tongued advocates from barristers’ profession; the in-house counsel with the ear of […]

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Hogan Lovells’ revenue nudges up to hit $2.3bn

Turnover rose by nearly 3 per cent across Hogan Lovells’ global offices last year, as PEP leapt to $1.9m on the back of increased efficiencies, financial discipline and a change in reporting. Revenue bumped up to $2.3bn from $2.2bn, which represented a 2.4 per cent rise in sterling, increasing from £1.76bn to £1.8bn. Hogan Lovells […]

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