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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.


Forsters’ PEP dips as equity expands

Forsters‘ average profit per equity partner (PEP) figure has fallen by more than £100,000 to £445,000 at its year-end. Managing partner Paul Roberts said PEP had been hit by boosting the equity partnership by four to 16. “Involving people is important,” he said. “We’re building a firm for future generations.” Turnover rose by 10.8 per […]

Is it workin’ in the Gherkin?

Watson Burton‘s London operation has been chugging along for almost two years, but for those based in the cradle of the firm in Newcastle it is perhaps especially hard to see where it is going. Sure, in February there was the hire of construction partner David Jones from Hammonds, and then there was the swallowing […]

Latham names new finance chief

Latham & Watkins has today (Thursday 22 May) announced the appointment of David Heller as the new global chair of the firm’s finance department. Heller is currently co-chair both of Latham’s insolvency and Latin American practice groups. A restructuring specialist, Heller has represented senior and junior secured and unsecured lenders in workouts and bankruptcy proceedings […]

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