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Workplace mentorship and why it builds great organisations

Starting an entirely new job usually requires you to learn from more experienced co-workers. Even if you’ve had training beforehand, there’s often a world of difference between preparing to do a job in theory, and actually carrying it out in practice.

Video: Keeping trade moving revisited

Last October our in-house lawyer training day sought to address the question of how can we keep trade moving? We looked at issues such as: the speed of change, Brexit, collaboration and the changing customer.

COVID-19: Where now for employment tribunals?

Recent reforms to the Employment Tribunal system and a move towards virtual hearings are intended to boost hearing capacity and access to justice. We consider the developments to the pre-existing approach and what this means for employers. Justice in slow motion?


McDermott unveils London private client practice

McDermott Will & Emery has launched a private client practice in its London office with a view to aligning the service with that in its New York offering. Andrew Vergunst Martyn Gowar, former senior partner at LG and a consultant at that firm and at Penningtons, has become a partner at McDermott. He is joined […]


Clifford Chance splits CEE management role

Clifford Chance has divided its Central and Eastern Europe and Russia managing partner role in two after incumbent Michael Cuthbert announced that he will retire from the firm at the end of the year.

A year in the strife of Lehman Brothers

A year to the day since Lehman Brothers collapsed, Linklaters partner Tony Bugg, who has played a pivotal role in the winding down of the fallen bank, recalls what happened when the instruction came in (see story).

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