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No-code and the blank canvas dilemma

When I entered the world of legal technology 6 years ago, the concept of no-code in the legal industry was relatively unknown. Tech buzzwords back then centered mostly on ‘AI’ and its many forms. Time has certainly changed. I always like to say that the concept of legal technology has ‘evolved into the practical’ and the rise of no-code platforms was inevitable.

The basics and challenges of legal holds

The proper execution and management of legal holds have long been considered a critical aspect of legal work, and the compliance protocols and strategies deployed by legal teams can significantly impact the final outcome of litigation. But as legal work has evolved over the years and shifted to the crowded and complicated world of electronically stored information, the margin for error in the process has only increased.

Will valuers become the superheroes of the future?

Considerations around sustainability are increasingly driving tenant, owner and investor behaviour, and are also beginning to impact the way that commercial buildings are being valued. But sustainability is just one of the components that valuers need to consider when calculating the potential rent and yield of a property. So, how can we accurately quantify the value of green assets, especially in relation to other kinds of assets?

The choice of forum: a local court or international arbitration?

Due to the independence of the judiciary in each country or region, an award or a judgment rendered in one jurisdiction does not necessarily mean that it can be naturally enforced in other jurisdictions. Therefore, when choosing a dispute resolution forum, the very first consideration should be whether the award or judgment made by this forum can be enforced in the jurisdiction where the parties’ property is located.


Sarah Clarke QC prosecutes “Fake Forex Trader”

Sarah Clarke QC prosecutes in groundbreaking FCA case in which “Fake Forex Trader” Alex Hope was convicted and sentenced for Perverting the Course of Justice relating to breaches of his Restraint and Confiscation Order.  Sarah has already successfully prosecuted the same defendant for his original multimillion pound Ponzi fraud.  The case has received widespread media […]

Walker Morris partners with PayPlan to enhance its service offering to lender clients

Walker Morris has partnered with money advice experts, PayPlan, to further enhance its service offering to its banks and lender services clients. Walker Morris’ Banking & Finance Litigation specialists have worked closely with banks, lenders and asset finance companies for over 40 years to offer a range of recovery services. Ranked in the top tier […]

Wolf Theiss strengthens data protection practice with new hires

After the addition of Partner Maria Maxim who joined Wolf Theiss in September 2017 as the coordinator of the Data Protection and TMT (Telecommunication, Media & Technology) practices in Bucharest, Wolf Theiss has recently strengthened its local team with the following new hires. Bogdan Arsene, an associate attorney with almost 10 years of experience, Bogdan […]

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