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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.


Legal Harmony: Devonshires Soliciors

Legal Harmony: Devonshires Solicitors

Devs Singers were initially formed in 2012 by Eileen Macqueen as part of Devonshires’ corporate social responsibility programme. Eileen is assisted in the running of the choir by Alice Overton – who managed to recruit me at the Introductory drinks even before my first day of work – and Simon Worley who is our deeds […]

Hogan Lovells introduces committee to promote flexible working

Hogan Lovells’ international management committee has introduced a 10-strong flexible working group, to be led by the firm’s co-head of corporate Andrew Skipper. The committee, internally known as the agile working group, will review how the firm can promote flexible working as an “acceptable and positive” way of working.   Skipper told The Lawyer that, […]

No5 Chambers’ S Chelvan presents at conference on credibility in asylum claims

S Chelvan of No5 Chambers has presented his DSSH (Difference, Stigma, Shame and Harm) model at a conference held in Madrid on how to assess credibility in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) asylum claims.  More than 100 delegates from the legal and NGO sector, from Europe, Egypt, Iran, Hong Kong and South Korea, assembled in Madrid […]


Osborne Clarke and Parabis among firms to increase promotions rounds

Osborne Clarke, Parabis, RPC and Shepherd & Wedderburn are the latest to reveal increased promotions rounds this year. Osborne Clarke has made up five new partners in its largest domestic promotion round for three years. Last year the firm made up three lawyers to partner, two in Bristol and one in London in its first […]

Leslie Seldon and the seven year retirement battle

For any litigant a seven-year legal battle is going to take its toll. Spare a thought then for former Clarkson Wright & Jakes partner Leslie Seldon who has been at war with his former firm since his forced retirement back in 2006. Yesterday the case stumbled to the end of the legal road with the […]

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