Born in the 60s, Katherine Beavis has seen computers come of age and now Dragon, alongside her other assistive technology, helps her deal with her busy working life.
Legal firm Newtons has followed up earlier success with Dragon products, and finds the latest Dragon Professional Anywhere the best yet, saving time and boosting efficiency in a busy, multi-site environment.
In this case study, Progression Solicitors found that using DPA has meant that homeworking during the coronavirus lockdown has been pretty straightforward; much like being at work, but without any commute.
Mr Silverman counts significant cost savings, increases in efficiency and greater job satisfaction for lawyers among the key benefits that Dragon has brought to his work as a legal professional.
As the UK takes it first steps as a nation outside the European Union workloads will rise for law firms and corporate law departments. In this document-intensive sector, Dragon speech to text software can provide a considerable competitive advantage by speeding up document production, enhancing accuracy and supporting remote working through cloud deployment.
It has certainly been a profound start to a new decade thus far, and after the events of 2020, what have we noticed in terms of new stock exchange listing trends and what do we anticipate for this current calendar year?
As the impact of COVID-19 continues to affect us all, the UK government’s continued restrictions on travel means further challenges for UK business.
The world is changing. At lightning-fast speed. This white paper, prepared as part of The Lawyer’s Smarter Working Week, looks at the main drivers for change in more detail and how you can prepare for ‘change3’.
The problem of confirming identity without face-to-face meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic has brought digital systems for the verification of identity (“Digital ID”) into focus, and may well accelerate the transition from paper based to digital systems as the default means of verifying identity. The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (“GFSC”) and Jersey Financial Services Commission […]
COVID-19 and the associated social distancing and other public health measures have had far-reaching practical consequences for court hearings. From the outset of the pandemic, the courts adapted quickly by introducing full remote hearings – initially for appeal hearings that did not require witnesses to give evidence, but also more recently for hearings involving witnesses. […]
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UK law firms are starting to pay back employees’ salaries as the economy recovers.
New Look general counsel Laura Battley has moved across to Watches of Switzerland, less than two years after the latter’s listing on the London Stock Exchange. Battley joins the FTSE 250 British watch retailer after five years as GC and company secretary at New Look. She began her legal training at Slaughter and May in […]
Norton Rose Fulbright‘s (NRF) decision to shelve its salary freeze means pay reviews and increases will take place in April. This will apply to all members of staff at the firm, including fee-earners and those in business services. The removal of pay restrictions means the firm has abolished all of its original measures put in […]
Kirkland & Ellis has lost another City finance partner, as one of its regulatory specialists moves to Irish firm Arthur Cox. Sarah Thompson, who was formerly a partner in Kirkland’s financial services regulatory group, joins the firm in Dublin. She arrived at Kirkland as a partner in 2018 from Linklaters’ financial regulation group, where she […]
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has added a funds partner to its London office, a day after announcing the hire of Blackstone’s EMEA general counsel Geoffrey Bailhache. The US firm has taken on Kirkland & Ellis’ James Board, a member of its funds practice. He joined as a partner in 2017 from Ropes & Gray, where […]
A London-based capital markets partner at Hogan Lovells is leaving the firm to launch his own legal tech business. Raj Panasar had joined Hogan Lovells in early 2020 from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, where he had spent his whole career. An expert on international financing transactions, he represents multiple issuers, including emerging market and […]
Clifford Chance and Allen & Overy acted alongside two US firms on a deal that will see PE powerhouse KKR become a major shareholder of Finland’s biggest electricity distribution company. The two magic circle firms were on the opposite sides of a deal that ended in KKR and Canadian pension fund Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan […]