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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.


Katherine Laurenson, Legal & General

Regarded as an undoubted star in real estate finance lawyering, Katherine Laurenson joined L&G 10 years ago and has seen her work broaden into strategically critical projects. Heading a legal team of six, she has been central to the transformation of Legal & General Property, leading on fund structuring and restructuring that supports a diversified […]

Louise Hutton, Essex Court Chambers

Fraud and banking junior Louise Hutton’s practice has gone on to another level since she joined Essex Court Chambers from Maitland Chambers in May 2018, a move that has given her more exposure to top-level banking, insolvency and civil fraud matters. Hutton had already made a name for herself with her successful involvement in the […]

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Wang Rongkang, KWM

Though a newcomer to the City, King & Wood Mallesons EUME managing partner Wang Rongkang has demonstrated his leadership skills following his 2017 relocation from Shenzhen to grow the new London KWM offering. Under his stewardship, the relaunched KWM offices in Europe and the Middle East have got off to a strong start, shaking off […]

Katherine Bellau,

Long regarded as one of the most talented up and coming in-house leaders, Katherine Bellau’s work at financial services comparison business and consumer champion has attracted some notice. 2019 will be Bellau’s year as she moves into the general counsel and company secretary role and member of the executive team at the fast-growing FTSE-listed […]

Sandra Wallace, DLA Piper

Birmingham-based DLA Piper employment partner Sandra Wallace is destined for great things. From a legal practice perspective, she already has a stellar reputation for representing national and international clients on the full remit of employment law services. From a management point of view, DLA Piper’s UK managing partner between 2015 and 2018, who led the […]

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