DLA Piper roundtable: Dealing with the rise of digital therapeutics

The Lawyer, in association with DLA Piper, recently hosted a roundtable focusing on the growing number of obstacles and opportunities faced by law firms and businesses alike when working with digital therapeutics Co-moderators Roger Wagland – Research and digital product director, The Lawyer Tom Heylen – partner, DLA Piper Gareth Stokes – partner, DLA Piper […]

No5 barrister appointed as a Midlands Recorder

No5 are delighted to announce that Esther Gamble has been appointed by the Queen as Recorder, on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, The Right Honourable Robert Buckland QC MP, and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, The Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon. Esther has been deployed to sit on the […]

DLA targets Bakers for new head of operations

DLA Piper is beefing up a team of managers supporting the firm’s executive board with a hire from Baker McKenzie, The Lawyer has learned. The firm’s London office is bringing in Baker McKenzie EMEA senior business manager Doug Williams as its new operations head for the corporate practice. The role was previously held by Brian Aris, who left […]

Judge sides with DLA Piper in Bank of Scotland dispute

A dispute between the Bank of Scotland and a property development company will go-ahead as planned, despite attempts by the latter to vacate next year’s trial due to the availability of documents. Ventra Investments Limited (VIL) was a property development company that was placed into voluntary liquidation in March 2015. It brought claims against the bank […]