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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.

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Ince Group kicks off redundancy consultation

The Ince Group is embarking on a global redundancy consultation that will put about 40 roles at risk, as part of a set of measures launched to offset the negative effects of the pandemic. The process will affect all functions, spanning both fee-earners and business services teams. It is one of the measures that the […]

Waterstones

Waterstones recruits new GC from Deloitte

Waterstones has appointed a new general counsel from Deloitte. Laila Aslam joins the bookstore as GC and company secretary after 12 years as an in-house counsel at Deloitte. At the Big Four accountancy firm, she specialised in contract negotiation and drafting risk management and legal advice and strategy. Aslam succeeds Waterstones former GC Alison Campbell, […]

Climate change

Pinsents lasers in on climate change with new firm initiative

Pinsent Masons is launching a climate change platform, as law firms continue to wrestle with how their businesses can tackle ongoing environmental issues. The climate change mitigation and sustainability platform is being headed by global energy chief Paul Rice, who will be ramping up the firm’s efforts to embed a coordinated global approach to the […]

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