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Loading NIS directive 2.0 for higher cybersecurity protection

Given that the landscape of threats has significantly expanded, it comes as no surprise that the European Commission has proposed a revised version of the Directive concerning measures for a high common level of security of network and information systems across the Union.



Risk management – Secrets and clients

Banking and finance clients are in the crosshairs of the cyber criminals, and they are relying on law firms to keep their data safe. What do you see as the key challenges in risk management facing clients in the banking and finance sector? Don Randall, senior consultant, Bivonas Law: Keeping up with advances in technology. […]

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Bakers’ Milton Cheng on why FenXun JV is just the beginning

Baker & McKenzie China, Vietnam and Korea office managing partner Milton Cheng believes the change in law has sparked interest in PRC law from other international firms. Baker & McKenzie was granted the first Chinese joint operation licence with local firm FenXun Partners last week, opening the doors for its international clients to access PRC […]

Ropes launches City litigation practice in London

Ropes & Gray, one of the fastest-growing US firms in London, has hired K&L Gates’ disputes partner Thomas Ross as a key part of its plans to launch a commercial litigation practice in London. Ross, who will be Ropes’ 27th partner in the City, is the latest in a series of hires designed to bulk […]


Axiom UK doubles number of legal professionals in Belfast with £9m expansion

Axiom UK will double the number of people it employs in Belfast over the next five years following a £9m investment in the business. The 97 new jobs will include lawyers, project managers and technologists, with an average salary of £40,000. Invest Northern Ireland is supporting the investment with a grant of £727,500. The investment […]

Court of Protection

For over 20 years barristers from Serjeants’ Inn Chambers have been at the forefront of the law relating to decision making for those lacking capacity. The team’s work encompasses all areas of human rights and civil liberties in health, social care and financial decision making with members advising and representing statutory bodies, incapable people and their […]

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