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The Changing Face of Digital ID in Jersey and Guernsey

The problem of confirming identity without face-to-face meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic has brought digital systems for the verification of identity (“Digital ID”) into focus, and may well accelerate the transition from paper based to digital systems as the default means of verifying identity. The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (“GFSC”) and Jersey Financial Services Commission […]

Irish High Court directs remote hearing of witness action

COVID-19 and the associated social distancing and other public health measures have had far-reaching practical consequences for court hearings. From the outset of the pandemic, the courts adapted quickly by introducing full remote hearings – initially for appeal hearings that did not require witnesses to give evidence, but also more recently for hearings involving witnesses. […]

How to develop your emotional intelligence?

In this article, Andrea Cardillo, Managing Partner TPC Leadership Italy, explains in an interview with TPCL Global team, the need to understand and develop your Emotional Intelligence (EQ) to help manage our relationships in a digital age. Question – by TPCL Global: Why talk about Emotional Intelligence today? Answer – by Andrea Cardillo (AC): Said […]

What is Emotional Intelligence (EQ)?

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is a set of emotional and social skills that influence how we perceive and express ourselves, develop and maintain relationships, manage changes and challenges, and use the information provided by emotions to make good decisions.

Ireland Update: Strategy on Remote Working Strives to Keep Up

Ireland’s Department of Trade, Enterprise and Employment (“Department”) recently published a strategy paper outlining its vision for remote working entitled “Making Remote Work – National Remote Work Strategy” (“Remote Working Strategy”). The Remote Working Strategy confirms the Government’s intention to legislate for employees to have a right to request remote working. While recognising the many […]


The Lawyer Cover 30-04

Top 10 stories: 27 March-2 April 2015

April Fools’ stories got our readers talking last week while Gibson Dunn & Crutcher’s handling of a freezing order case for the Republic of Djibouti continued to create headlines. Weil Gotshal & Manges found its attempts at humour backfired massively last week, after an April Fools’ joke email caused outrage. Firm chair Barry Wolf was […]


Eder J rules in favour of SFO in latest stage of Tchenguiz documents dispute

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has won a High Court application that prohibits Stephenson Harwood using previously public documents related to the Tchenguiz brothers’ case in separate proceedings in Guernsey. Mr Justice Eder ruled on Wednesday (1 April) in favour of an order that restricts collateral use of approximately 600 confidential documents that were originally […]

No5 barristers defend Sun reporter in latest Operation Elveden trial

Tom Wells, a Sun reporter, is accused of paying public officials for stories. He has told the court that he was unaware that his contacts were classified as public officials or that his actions could be considered criminal. He is accused of paying two prison guards for information about murderer Jon Venables and an immigration […]

Harris Charlotte index

Hot 100 alumni: Charlotte Harris, Kingsley Napley

“Do you remember super-injunction spring?” asks Charlotte Harris. Media lawyer Harris’ listing in The Lawyer Hot 100 came at a critical time for media law and press freedom. The Trinity Mirror hacking claims continue to rumble on, but Harris was there long ago. She spearheaded the practice at Manchester’s JMW and went on to clock […]


TLT to defend 26 ex-Halliwells partners against million-pound claim by firm’s liquidators

A group of 26 ex-Halliwells partners have instructed TLT to defend them in their battle with the defunct firm’s liquidators, which is seeking millions of pounds from them. The liquidator claims the fixed share partners knew about the firm’s insolvency before it went into formal administration, which the group dispute. The law firm’s collapse in […]

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