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How pro bono is making me a better lawyer

There are many opportunities to get involved with pro bono and several reasons why it is a good idea to do so. Verity discusses the pro bono opportunities she has been involved in and how they have strengthened her ability as a trainee solicitor.

To the point: technology & digitalisation l August 2020

Welcome to the August edition of Schoenherr’s to the point: technology & digitalisation newsletter! We are excited to present a selection of legal developments in the area of technology & digitalisation in the wider CEE region.

GC roundtable: How to communicate with impact in a virtual world

As most of us are still working from home, we are communicating virtually for long periods every day, with diverse groups of people from different cultures, forums and time zones. We are continuing our usual work tasks and commitments, but now having to deliver meetings and presentations as well as communicate a host of difficult messages.


Paris bar orders A&O to pay out €65k to dismissed associate

The Paris bar council has ordered Allen & Overy (A&O) to pay €65,000 to a finance associate it dismissed shortly after she returned from maternity leave. Following a hearing in November, bar chairman Pierre-Olivier Sûr ruled that the firm should pay the sum to former finance associate Carine Benamouzig in recompense for her treatment by […]

Conyers’ insurance practice set to host seminar in Dubai

Conyers’ top-ranked insurance practice is hosting a seminar in Dubai Conyers Dill & Pearman’s Dubai office is hosting a lunch and seminar, presented by director Michael Frith, a leading offshore insurance specialist with Conyers. Michael will provide an informative view on key market trends and provide an expert look into insurance, reinsurance, captives, alternative risk […]

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