Linklaters diversity faculty

Linklaters unveils consultancy-style diversity offering for clients

Linklaters has set up an offering for clients wishing to obtain more guidance on diversity issues, such as the implementation of corporate strategies and training for boards. The initiative, which is being called the Diversity Faculty, is being run on the legal side by employment counsel Simon Kerr-Davis and practice development lawyer Laurie Ollivent, while […]

Lawyer launches stop-and-search app to monitor police interactions

A criminal law firm has launched a “game-changing” stop and search app, that lets users record and store interactions with the police and automatically uploads it onto a remote server. The Legal Lifelines app lets users record footage of their interactions with police when stopped and searched at the press of a button. The videos […]

money back

Osborne Clarke among firms to pay back Government furlough money

A number of the UK’s largest law firms have started to repay UK Government money that was used to put some of their headcount on furlough. Osborne Clarke, Herbert Smith Freehills, Charles Russell Speechlys and Bevan Brittan have all confirmed that they have already repaid the funds obtained from the Government. Osborne Clarke had placed […]