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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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Managing employee happiness

We spend a large proportion of our lives at work and therefore it is vital that we are happy in what we do. What makes us happy in the workplace can vary from the type of work we do and our relationships with colleagues through to flexible hours and benefits packages. Yet Badenoch & Clark’s […]

Norton Rose raids SJ Berwin for Frankfurt hire

Norton Rose has hired SJ Berwin’s German capital markets chief Frank Regelin. Norton Rose has hired SJ Berwin’s German capital markets chief Frank Regelin. Regelin, who joins Norton Rose as a partner in the Frankfurt corporate finance department, will take associate Sascha Grimm with him to Norton Rose. Regelin’s practice will focus on equity capital […]

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London Underground to launch PPP review

London Underground Limited (LUL) has promoted head of legal Sarah Atkins to director of reviews in preparation for its PPP contract review, which is slated for 2010. Atkins will lead the review, which the company undertakes every six or seven years, to examine all PPP contracts and to identify what LUL should be procuring and […]

Mayer Brown wins two more partners for London

Mayer Brown has upped the pace of its lateral hiring spree with the addition of a partner apiece in its corporate and real estate practices. Alistair Bird will join the corporate practice from Simmons & Simmons on 1 October, with Ashurst real estate partner Gary Watson set to join the firm a month later. Their […]

15 barristers tackle Betfair fraud case

A raft of 15 barristers packed the Old Bailey today prepared to fight the case of champion jockey Kieren Fallon and five others who have been accused of race-fixing. A raft of 15 barristers packed the Old Bailey today (26 September) prepared to fight the case of champion jockey Kieren Fallon and five others who […]

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