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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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Roger Davey

In our 7 April issue, in ‘Bridewell tenant forced to apologise’, it stated that Roger Davey had settled his dispute with Sally Clarke. We have been asked to make it clear that Mr Davey has never admitted that he made the allegations that were the subject of Ms Clarke’s complaint, nor did he apologise for […]

Thomas Eggar boosts London corporate team with Manches hire

In a move to bolster its corporate presence in London, southeast firm Thomas Eggar has poached top Manches corporate partner Jean-Paul da Costa to head its City corporate/commercial team.Da Costa has been a partner in Manches corporate and technology group since mid-2001, before which he was head of corporate and commercial at Piper Smith & […]

Whitney Moore elects new managing partner

Dublin firm Whitney Moore & Keller has elected litigation partner Gerry Carroll as its new managing partner Carroll replaces the retiring incumbent Paul Hayes, who moves upstairs to the largely ceremonial senior partner role.The firm will also take over 655 square metres of floorspace from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), with which it currently shares a floor. PwC […]

Linklaters gifted CIBC as PAI sings its praises

French private equity group PAI’s championing of Linklaters has helped win the law firm its second instruction by CIBC World Markets on CVC’s recent £372m acquisition of Danske Traelast. The deal, CVC’s second this month after buying Viterra Energy Services (see lead story), saw CIBC provide backing to the private equity company’s successful bid for […]

Ministry of Justice set to slim tribunal system as costs soar

The Irish Ministry of Justice has published a proposal to reform the country’s tribunal system, which costs millions of euros a year in lawyers’ fees Justice Minister Michael McDowell has set out plans for a pared down form of inquiry following press reports suggesting that the Irish state’s tribunals will have cost the tax payer […]

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