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Relational leadership: How to inspire others

Two of the greatest assets in a leader’s toolkit are their ability to lead towards a purpose, and their capacity to help people extract meaning. When harnessed, they become the backbone of resilience in the face of troubling times, the inspiration for the courage needed when uncertainty is ahead, and the power to stay on course to impact something greater than ourselves.

You’ve adopted some great tech, but what’s next?

Every savvy business professional understands that ROI is tricky to calculate, especially when it comes to technology. Indeed, when new systems are considered, committees often review pessimistic and optimistic ROI calculations, create in-depth score cards to measure competitors against, and sit through endless sales pitches and demos in the hopes that they’ll catch a glimpse of that single feature that will be key to user success.

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A&O tops law firm branding league table

Magic circle firm Allen & Overy has the best brand recognition in the English legal profession, according to survey results published today. The magic circle firm topped a league table of 20 practices after researchers gauged client opinions as well as mainstream and specialist press coverage. The table – compiled by London reputation management consultancy […]

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Olswang, Burges Salmon and Nabarro lose Nationwide panel spots post review

Nationwide Building Society has cut its panel to four after dropping Olswang, Nabarro and Burges Salmon from its roster. Allen & Overy (A&O) and Eversheds have retained their spots on the general panel following an internal review led by general counsel Liz Kelly, with Addleshaw Goddard and Linklaters added to the list. This is Nationwide’s first general […]

Allen & Overy’s Jeffrey Sullivan set to speak at the Energy Charter Treaty Conference

Allen & Overy’s Jeffrey Sullivan is speaking at the Energy Charter Treaty Conference, ‘20 Years of the Energy Charter Treaty’, on 7 March in Paris. The conference is sponsored by the Energy Charter Secretariat, the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes and the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce. Allen & […]

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A&O and Freshfields scoop lead roles on Liberty Global’s €6.9bn Ziggo takeover

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Allen & Overy (A&O) and Clifford Chance are among the firms advising on Liberty Global’s £5.7bn acquisition of Dutch cable operator Ziggo. The bidder has been increasing its stake in Liberty Global over a number of months – raising its 12.65 per cent stake to 15 per cent in April 2013. It […]

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Morocco: Casablanca – a love story

Investors are enchanted by Morocco’s promise, particularly its political stability For the past three years Morocco has been a relative island of calm amid the turmoil of some of its neighbours. King Mohammed VI acted swiftly in 2011 to institute constitutional reform when the Arab Spring took hold and, while this did not stop Moroccans […]

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