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Cut the noise : The in-house legal technology and automation report

In our most recent research report BRYTER, the no-code automation platform and The Lawyer explored the topics of how in-house counsel spend their time, their level of access to technology, and how they seek to achieve operational excellence in their organizations. The findings from the report revealed two common themes In-house counsel are delivering specialized […]

Austria: Digital insurance sales – a practical guide for direct sales

The digital distribution of insurance products has become one of the core topics for the insurance industry in recent years and is on the agenda of almost every insurance company. Insurers who want to sell their products digitally are thus faced with the question of how to implement the applicable legal framework and ensure that their online business is legally compliant.


Eduardo Leite

Baker & McKenzie enters Peru via tie-up with local firm Estudio Echecopar

Baker & McKenzie has become the first international firm to establish a base in Peru as it enters the region via a tie-up with Peruvian law firm Estudio Echecopar. The merger will give the firm a base in each corner of the fast-growing Andean triangle – Peru, Chile and Colombia – and marks Bakers’ 15th […]


Bar Council eyes greater retention with launch of bar nursery

The Bar Council plans to roll out childcare services to barristers in London before the end of the year in a bid to halt the brain drain among young lawyers with parenting responsibilities. Bar Nursery Committee chair Fiona Jackson wrote to barristers on Friday (5 October) to update them on the Bar Council’s talks with […]

Gavin Millar QC

Gavin Millar QC Doughty Street Chambers

Represented the Telegraph Media Group at the Leveson Inquiry The internet is a bigger threat than Leveson. It will soon replace newspapers as the mass medium for news and entertainment on the page. They already struggle to compete with radio and television. More will access the internet offering via mobile devices. They might not pay […]

Richard Reade

Weight Watchers launches European healthcare panel review

Weight Watchers has launched a tender process for a UK and Europe healthcare panel as the slimming group prepares to expand its business of working with state and commercial organisations in the sector. The US company is understood to have sent requests for applications to a number of UK firms including City leaders and specialist […]

Arendt becomes first Benelux firm to open in Moscow

Luxembourg firm Arendt & Medernach has launched a Moscow office in response to an increasing demand for Luxembourg products from Russian clients. The firm is setting up a small representative office in the Russian capital and will practise Luxembourg law. The office will be headed by finance partner Max Kremer and will also be staffed […]

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