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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.


Political pressure: Spire’s GC Dan Toner on the healthcare sector

Political pressure in the healthcare sector means Spire GC Dan Toner is shifting his focus away from corporate and towards culture and process. The past few years have been a whirlwind for the Spire Healthcare general counsel and company secretary, who has had to contend with a stock market flotation as well as the fallout […]

US: Dentons to create Pacific powerhouse through mergers with Gadens and Rodyk & Davidson

Dentons global chief executive Elliott Portnoy and chairman Joe Andrew have announced the firm’s intention to enter into a three-way merger with Australian firm Gadens and Singaporean firm Rodyk & Davidson, subject to a partner vote. The deal would see Dentons expand its reach in Asia Pacific, enter Australia for the first time, and add […]

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