Colonialism? You won’t find that here, says Interlaw chair

Interlaw chair Glenn Cunningham responds to an exchange between Dentons’ Joe Andrew and Greenberg Traurig’s Richard Rosenbaum on the issues of colonialism, vereins and traditional law firm structures.

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The Changing Face of Digital ID in Jersey and Guernsey

The problem of confirming identity without face-to-face meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic has brought digital systems for the verification of identity (“Digital ID”) into focus, and may well accelerate the transition from paper based to digital systems as the default means of verifying identity. The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (“GFSC”) and Jersey Financial Services Commission […]

Irish High Court directs remote hearing of witness action

COVID-19 and the associated social distancing and other public health measures have had far-reaching practical consequences for court hearings. From the outset of the pandemic, the courts adapted quickly by introducing full remote hearings – initially for appeal hearings that did not require witnesses to give evidence, but also more recently for hearings involving witnesses. […]

How to develop your emotional intelligence?

In this article, Andrea Cardillo, Managing Partner TPC Leadership Italy, explains in an interview with TPCL Global team, the need to understand and develop your Emotional Intelligence (EQ) to help manage our relationships in a digital age. Question – by TPCL Global: Why talk about Emotional Intelligence today? Answer – by Andrea Cardillo (AC): Said […]

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 […]

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Colonial? A unified global firm that respects its partners is far from that

Greenberg Traurig executive chairman Richard Rosenbaum responds to Dentons’ Joe Andrew’s opinion piece published last week. The recent opinion piece strongly touting the verein model as the only obvious answer and disparaging other methods of global law firm growth as “colonial” brought to mind a saying I was taught early on in my career: “The […]

HSF

HSF to kickstart selection process for CEO role

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) chief executive officer Mark Rigotti has announced internally that he will not seek to be reappointed next year, The Lawyer understands. The CEO is understood to have notified the firm’s leadership council that he won’t put himself forward for another term, meaning the firm will have to select a new leader […]

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Beckwith’s SDT hearing: the main points of contention

The lead counsel for Ryan Beckwith, a Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner took to the floor today at the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, telling the complainant that “you were having a great time at the pub, you went back with the respondent and the pair of you f**ked up.” Restructuring partner Beckwith is facing claims from the […]

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