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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.



Our pensions team, which is ranked in the top tier for pensions in the south east (Legal 500, 2011–12) offers a specialist practice combining high-quality advice and support with competitive fees.  We encounter many pension schemes with similar problems and concerns, but recognise that each scheme is unique. We pride ourselves on providing tailored and practical […]

Shoosmiths competes for customer satisfaction award

Shoosmiths’ work with clients’ customers who have mental health issues has put it in line for a top customer satisfaction prize. Shoosmiths’ work with clients’ customers who have mental health issues has put it in line for a top customer satisfaction prize. The national law firm’s Recoveries Services Group (RSG) is a finalist in the […]


Cobbetts, DWF and the Leeds refuseniks

DWF’s rescue acquisition of troubled Manchester firm Cobbetts is now a done deal, and details of the merger are coming thick and fast. For a start, DWF will not take all of Cobbetts’ 491 staff – a figure that includes 72 partners. Cobbetts’ 27-strong finance litigation team will not go to DWF. The reason, according […]

Matias A Vega

Matias A Vega

Managing partner and former chairman of the International Corporate department, Matias A Vega has nearly 30 years of experience in international corporate, commercial and financial transactions. He has represented both private and public sector clients in a variety of transactions, including domestic and international joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions; commodities transactions, including long-term supply arrangements, […]

Quinn Emanuel posts another record year on the back of contingent fees

Litigation firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has entered this year’s US financial reporting season with an 18 per cent increase in gross revenue, taking global turnover to a record $852.5m. The US firm’s founder and managing partner John Quinn told The Lawyer that the boost was the result of a particularly busy year in […]

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