eBay appoints top lawyer ahead of PayPal split

Sign in or register to continue reading.

Gain access to the latest news from The Lawyer.com, our jobs board, career insight and much more.

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here 

Latest Briefings

The Commercial Agents Regulations: a step behind the times?

By Alex Williamson The Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 (the Regulations) are 25 years old this year. An evaluation by the European Commission concluded in 2015 that the underlying Commercial Agents Directive (the Directive) still met its objectives and functioned well. However, a recent Court of Appeal decision has shown that the legislation is struggling to […]

Exclusion clauses under the spotlight: UCTA reasonableness

By Perran Jervis In decisions handed down one day apart, the Court of Appeal concluded that a far-reaching exclusion clause which limited liability for negligence was reasonable under the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 (UCTA), whereas an exclusion clause in a lease (in the form of a non-reliance clause) was not. The decisions emphasise that […]

Currency, cost calculations and contractual clarity

Walker Morris’ Head of Commercial Dispute Resolution, Gwendoline Davies, highlights the importance of dealing comprehensively and clearly with matters of currency and calculation in cross-border contracts…

Belgian draft Trade Secrets Act: opportunities for the life sciences sector

On 8 June 2016, the EU Trade Secrets Directive was adopted. The main purpose of the Directive was to harmonise and enhance the protection of trade secrets EU-wide and to thus create an innovation-friendly environment for businesses. The EU Member States had to implement this Directive by 9 June 2018. Belgium missed the deadline, but […]

Recommended

Immigrant poster features No5 barrister

A national poster campaign promoting a positive message about the contribution from immigrants to British society features an award-winning human rights lawyer. S Chelvan, a high-profile barrister with No5 Chambers, is one of 15 immigrants selected to feature in the crowdfunded ‘I am an Immigrant’ campaign.

Bambos Georgiou Mishcon

Mishcon appoints first non-lawyer to partnership in wake of ABS licence

Mishcon de Reya has promoted the first non-lawyer to its partnership, chief operating officer (COO) Bambos Georgiou, two months after its ABS licence was approved by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (SRA). Mishcon became the latest top 50 firm to gain an ABS licence in February, six months after lodging its application with the SRA (27 […]

logo

Legal stars shape content of new event

High-profile board to guide content of law firm leadership summit Last Wednesday saw the inaugural meeting of an advisory board set up to guide the content for The Lawyer Business Leadership Summit. A high-profile roster of former judges or professionals from prize-winning firms at what was formerly The Lawyer Management Awards gathered to offer insight […]

promotion

Weightmans makes up four in women-only promotions round

Weightmans has promoted four women to its partnership in a reduced promotions round, with the new partners including HR director Sam Airey. Last year the firm made up seven new partners including its first non-lawyer partner, marketing director Sarah-Jane Howitt (22 May 2014). The promotion of Howitt and Airey, who are both fixed-share partners, comes […]

In-House & Private Practice Legal Jobs

Stay up-to-date with the latest opportunities on The Lawyer Careers. Each month, more than 8,000 legal roles are added to our site - we'll bring you the best opportunities out there.

Get Started

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here