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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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Placements

Linklaters & Alliance represented Green Property Management and the Whitehall Fund on facilities to finance the acquisition of a portfolio of properties from P&O. The acquisition was effected through a joint venture between Green Property and Whitehall. Partner Philip Badge led a team of eight on the deal. Sullivan & Cromwell provided US legal advice […]

Quote of the week

“I am delighted to see many of our customers here this evening, and would like to invite many more of you to give us a try in the future.” – Peter Simons of the Bank of Ireland, sponsor of The Lawyer Awards, gets his money’s worth with an oh-so-subtle speech.

A View from Germany

Of course, everybody over here is talking about Freshfields and Bruckhaus Westrick Heller Löber. How did Peck and Salz pull it out of the bag after only a 63% vote for in April? Just what concessions did Bruckhaus big hitters Voss, Epe, Wilde and Horvath wring out of a City firm whose march through continental […]

Tite & Lewis lures lateral hire partner

Ernst & Young’s associated law firm, Tite & Lewis, is launching an onslaught on City firms by nabbing its first lateral hire partner. The new practice is recruiting corporate partner Malcolm Hurley from Stephenson Harwood as its fourth partner. Christopher Tite and Mark Lewis set up the firm when they moved with 30 lawyers from […]

Placements

SJ Berwin acted for corporate finance adviser Arthur Andersen and broker Insinger Townsley on the placing and admission to trading on AIM of shares in BrainDock.com, a digital distributor providing e-commerce services for the sale and download of software content from the internet. Partners Jonathan Metliss and Delphine Currie led the team that worked on […]

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