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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.


Tulkinghorn: Scales of justice

Tulkinghorn doesn’t get out much, except for a spot of Gilbert & Sullivan with the D’Oyly Carte, but Mrs Tulkinghorn recently forced him to ­witness some popular beat combos in The 100 Club at the first of this year’s three-night legal music festival that is Law Rocks, now in its third year. Balloonacy at the […]

Russell Carmedy

Proskauer confirms hire of Jones Day partners Carmedy and Nouril

Proskauer Rose has ended more than a week of speculation by confirming its appointment of partners Russell Carmedy and Michael Nouril to its London office, following the pair’s departure from Jones Day. Carmedy, who resigned from his position as partner in charge of Jones Day’s London office on 1 April (1 April 2011), will continue […]

Standard Chartered to revise global advisers

The six firms reappointed to Standard Chartered Bank’s international panel last week are unlikely to keep their places for the full two-year period, with the bank set to launch an unprecedented global overhaul of all its legal rosters. Head of legal operations Jeremy Allen, who is leading the review, said the global overhaul would be […]


BP’s new panel told not to advise rivals

BP is forbidding the firms vying for places on its upcoming panel from working with other oil companies, with its final roster expected to be in place by the end of this month. Firms believed to be in contention include BP’s current line-up of UK advisers – CMS Cameron McKenna, Field Fisher Waterhouse, Freshfields Bruckhaus […]

Brands on the run

And so it came to pass. Ever since the publication of the Legal Services Bill in 2006 there have been immense expectations that big brands will target the law. So the Co-op confirming the extent of its plans may not be unexpected, but the clarification of its venture has – along with the abolition of […]

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