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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.


A&O airport deal a first for Italy

Allen & Overy’s (A&O) Milan office has broken new ground in Italian project finance through its role advising the arrangers of a euro1.725bn (£1.057bn) no-recourse facility for Aeroporti di Roma (ADR), the project company of Rome’s two airports.The deal is the largest project financing in Italy to date and the first in the transport sector.ADR […]


Chris Coulter, IT partner, Ashurst Morris CrispA failure to focus on the technical details underpinning modern business relationships and the associated legal issues can lead to results at law which may surprise the commercial participants. Such surprises are not always of the pleasant variety. This clash between commercial hopes and the operation of law is […]

Atlas of Cyberspace by Martin Dodge and Rob Kitchin

published by Addison Wesley (ISBN 0201745755) As the holiday season ends and the day-to-day demands of managing a networked business, an internet presence and the mass of connections that go with it resurface, it might be time to take a step back and take a wider view.Martin Dodge’s and Rob Kitchin’s book will not solve […]

Dickson Minto scores shock first place as Scottish Firm of the Year

Dickson Minto has beaten Scotland’s biggest firms McGrigor Donald, Maclay Murray & Spens and Shepherd & Wedderburn to the accolade of Scottish Law Firm of the Year. In a peer poll of Scotland’s solicitors conducted by business magazine Unlimited, 634 people named the 15-partner firm as their firm of the year.Dickson Minto’s fee income was […]

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