We don’t necessarily need big financial paybacks to justify new implementations of technology. Working away from the office over the last couple of months has made us all think differently. Especially about the difference between productive and unproductive time. This is a valuable learning experience, especially in the legal world with its roadblocks to efficient […]
One of the few good things about lockdown is the way it’s encouraged us to tackle overdue domestic chores. Hey, even if that just meant tidying our sock drawer, we feel better as a result. So why not take this opportunity to do something similar in your legal practice?
In the current operating environment legal teams are faced with an unprecedented challenge in reaching clients and maintaining high-value advice and service delivery. Law firms & corporate legal departments are having to rethink their traditional service delivery models and look to technology to serve their clients online, 24/7. In this webinar, Neota Logic will be […]
In this on-demand webinar, Neota Logic’s Paul Doolan and Mark Tyndall will demonstrate how to rapidly design alternative means to reach clients and scale legal services, so that clients can access your expertise anywhere, at any time.
Habits like remote working are here to stay – but the biggest change could be in attitudes to innovation now we have learned what is possible with new development tools.
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has updated its Rule and Statement of Guidance – Cybersecurity for Regulated Entities following feedback received during a private sector consultation.
As we emerge into a post-pandemic world every industry will need to take stock, evaluating the changes that are here to stay and the adaptations we need to make to suit the new environment. Craig Cordle examines the developments and resilience of Guernsey’s funds industry.
I. Startups – An Introduction to Financing Options The startup, in words of famous entrepreneur Neil Blumenthal, is a term used for companies working to solve a problem where the solution is not obvious and success is not guaranteed. Since a not so distant past, we have often hear this term and have seen entrepreneurs’ […]
COVID-19 has prompted many businesses to re-assess the way that they work. Working from home for an extended period, adjustments to office space to enable social distancing and the introduction of measures to minimise health risks to employees are challenges faced by the majority of businesses. One aspect of addressing these challenges which may be forgotten is the impact on data protection. Raj Shah looks at the value of a Data Protection Impact Assessment.
There have been several changes to the planning system in recent months, reflecting the response to Covid-19 and most recently in support of the Prime Minister’s evocation to ‘build, build, build’.
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Firms will make smart choices when their next office move comes Attention has been focused on law firms’ own real estate ever since the pandemic began and there were plenty of developments this week, with Milbank delaying its office move to 100 Liverpool Street, Freshfields scheming how its move into 100 Bishopsgate will work, Stephenson Harwood […]
Up to 110 jobs are at risk of redundancy at Irwin Mitchell after the firm indicated it was responding to the long-term change in working patterns triggered by Covid-19. The national outfit today announced the next phase of its response to the pandemic, claiming that redundancy consultations are a direct result of an increased shift […]
A partner at RPC has left the firm after three years, following accusations that she concealed information in order to fool her own client. Nicola Cain, who joined the firm in 2017 from the BBC, was acting for former MI6 agent Christopher Steele and his company, Orbis Business Intelligence. Steele was defending a claim brought […]
Herbert Smith Freehills is acting for Chelsea’s former manager Antonio Conte in a dispute against a UK-based asset management company and its director. While representing Conte and seven other investors during a hearing in July, HSF partner Chris Bushell was successful in convincing the commercial court that it should grant a freezing order against Kidman […]
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Milbank has delayed the move into its new 100 Liverpool Street HQ while it waits for the new office to be fully completed. The Lawyer understands that the firm has renegotiated an extension of its lease at 10 Gresham Street with its landlords till the end of the year, while the fit-out at its new […]