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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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Milbanks makes Angoorly up to partner in Singapore office

US firm Milbank Tweed Had- ley & McCloy has responded to the need for English law in the Far East by electing Caroline Angoorly as a partner in its Singapore office. Angoorly, who is a qualified barrister as well as a solicitor, will be responsible for leading the firm’s English law practice in Asia. She […]

Litigation Disciplinary Tribunals 04/03/97

John Gabriel Daniels, 46, admitted 1975 and David John Ferraby, 44, admitted 1979, practising in partnership as Daniels Ferraby & Co, Tewkesbury, each fined £2,500 and ordered to pay £2,029 costs. Allegations substantiated that they failed to keep properly written accounts, wrongly drew client money and used it for the benefit of other clients and […]

Sycamore-Sayer election twist

THE Law Society vice president, Phillip Sycamore, has announced he will stand for the presidency in the summer, and has asked rival candidate Robert Sayer to be a running mate. Sayer, who was stunned by the offer to stand as Sycamore’s deputy vice president, has said he will need a lot of convincing to accept […]

Slaughter and May slips out of issues top 10

Slaughter and May has dropped out of the top 10 law firms involved in international bond issues, according to an annual league table produced by the International Financial Law Review (IFLR). The firm has slipped from the main table of “advisers to lead managers” for the first time in 15 years of the survey. In […]

Property

Berwin Leighton represented Tesco and SJ Berwin & Co represented the British Land Company in establishing a joint venture, BLT Properties, in which to spin off £175m worth of properties including several Tesco stores, two retail parks and two distribution centres. Allen & Overy advised a syndicate of 10 banks led by HSBC Investment Bank, […]

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