Latest Briefings

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.

Recommended

Proskauer opens in Beijing, Hong Kong with Heller hires

Proskauer Rose is opening in Beijing and Hong Kong with a trio of lawyers, including two partners from Heller Ehrman’s Beijing office. As revealed on thelawyer.com yesterday the chair of Heller Ehrman’s Beijing office Joseph Cha (pictured) resigned from the firm (8 September 2008). The former chair and head of the Asian private equity and […]

Mishcon’s new court battle

Mishcon’s new court battle05-September-2008This time last year Mishcon de Reya’s Anthony Julius was the celebrity lawyer, having notched up hundreds of column inches in the national press. This time last year Mishcon de Reya’s Anthony Julius was the celebrity lawyer, having notched up hundreds of column inches in the national press. Though he lost that […]

2

Female career progress on Clifford Chance agenda

Clifford Chance’s first corporate responsibility (CR) report, published today (8 September), ­highlights that female career progression varies dramatically across ­jurisdictions. While as many as 25.5 per cent of Asian partners are female, that ­figure is only 6.3 per cent in Central and Eastern Europe. Clifford Chance agenda” />Clifford Chance’s first corporate responsibility (CR) report, published today ;(8 ;September), […]

Two stand for Ashurst senior partner job

Ashurst private equity head Charlie Geffen and litigation partner Ed Sparrow are formally competing to replace Geoffrey Green as senior partner. Geffen (pictured) and Sparrow are both long-standing members of the firm’s management committee and have been expected to stand for the senior partner role for several months. Candidate nominations for the election followed Green’s […]

Pinsents adds duo for Dubai real estate launch

Pinsent Masons is launching a property practice in Dubai with the arrival of two associates, bringing the total number of lawyers in the office to 16. Pinsent ;Masons ;is launching a property practice in Dubai with the arrival of two associates, bringing the total number of lawyers in the office to 16. The firm has hired Philip […]

Recruit legal talent

Get your role in front of over 300,000 legal professionals when you advertise with The Lawyer. Our team of experts provide bespoke solutions to help solve all your recruitment challenges.

Find out more