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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.

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Accounting for forensics

Drug trafficking, commercial fraud, white-collar crime these are murky areas of the law in which forensic accountants increasingly find themselves acting as expert witnesses. With a worldwide drug trade worth more than $500bn a year, the profit generated by criminals from this one activity is greater than the domestic product of many nation states. The […]

Osborne Clarke resigns from the Legal Resources Group

Leading German law firm Bruckhaus Westrick Stegemann is set to create the largest legal practice in the German-speaking world when it merges with top Austrian firm Heller Lober Bahn & Partners early in 1998. The firms claim the move is the first full cross-border merger between German and Austrian law firms. Both firms are already […]

Dutch firm is first to open office in Cuba

LEADING Dutch firm Trenite Van Doorne has become the first foreign firm to open an office in communist Cuba. The offices will be headed by Sebastiaan Berger, who has spent the past one and a half years building up his firm’s Cuban practice. He is joined in the new Havana office by Rotterdam partner Jan […]

Bruckhaus merges with Austrian firm

BARCLAYS Bank Trust Company has selected a panel of three firms to conduct its legal work in place of more than a hundred individual firms. Reading firm Field Seymour Parkes, Birmingham’s Edge & Ellison, and George Davies & Co of Manchester have been chosen to handle Barclay’s non-contentious probate, wills and conveyancing work for the […]

Flotation

Fladgate Fielder advised Solitaire Group on its £3.6m flotation on AIM. Osborne Clarke advised broker Williams de Bro’.

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