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.
We all know the theory of agile project development. Break the project down into manageable chunks. Get a working prototype out quickly. Make continuous improvements based on how the users react rather than what committees write on Post-it notes. But in the legal world, putting agile into practice is not always easy.
This article is for the legal profession (actual or aspiring). It’s a quick run-down of some of the key tech terms used in the context of legal technology aimed to help you avoid being the one who drops ‘the Facebook’ or ‘the Google’ into conversation (note saying ‘the blockchain’ is permissible).
By Mark Tyndall While trivial compared to the significant human and economic costs of the COVID-19 pandemic, lawyers are facing several practical challenges flowing from the closure of business premises, clients and colleagues working exclusively from home, and requirements for us all to remain physically distanced from one another. One particular example of these challenges […]
The coronavirus (COVID-19) has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). As the virus continues to spread extensively, it poses significant challenge to businesses and raises various points of employment law for employers.
Real estate measures in combatting the consequences of COVID-19 in CEE – status as of 29 April 2020…
As the world grapples with COVID-19, we are seeing some of the most unprecedented State measures of our time. Measures causing severe financial damage to many businesses and industries. Where does that leave foreign investors? Will they be able to claim compensation?
The first ever electronic meeting of the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly on 23 April 2020 considered a number of pieces of legislation, largely in response to the COVID-19 emergency, that are likely to be of interest to local employers and employees. This note is intended to provide a brief overview of the key changes: some […]
With the fourth law on COVID-19, the Austrian legislator has suspended the obligation of an overindebted debtor to file for insolvency until 30 June 2020, irrespective of the cause of the over-indebtedness. Some other countries in the CEE region have also adopted measures to combat the consequences of COVID-19 as detailed in the following overview…
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As law firm leaders debate a return to the office, others are still preoccupied with questions of pay and – in some cases – mere survival. Here are the key takeaways. Where Slaughters leads, others will follow Slaughter and May has cut salaries for newly qualified solicitors to a measly £87,000. What can you say […]
Ashurst and Eversheds Sutherland have seen through the sale of struggling Italian restaurant Carluccio’s, after it fell into administration nearly two months ago. Carluccio’s brought in FRP as its administrators in late March, with Ashurst restructuring partner Drew Sainsbury taking the lead from the firm. Today it was announced that Boparan Restaurant Group will take […]
Slaughter and May has reduced salaries for newly qualified solicitors in response to the coronavirus pandemic. NQs qualifying in September will now receive £87,000, a reduction on the £92,000 base salary that this year’s crop take home. The news was first reported in RollonFriday. Salaries often drop in times of recession. For example, NQ pay […]
Pearson’s general counsel is leaving the education publisher to join GlaxoSmithKline’s consumer healthcare business. Bjarne Tellmann – who has been Pearson’s GC for six years – is joining GSK where he will take up the role of senior vice president and general counsel from July. Tellmann joined Pearson in 2014 from the Coca-Cola company, where […]
KPMG has pulled off a three-strong hire to bolster its burgeoning UK legal consulting unit, as it looks to take on a growing number of large-scale mandates that have been flooding its lawyers since the Covid-19 crisis hit. The unit is the UK version of KPMG’s global legal operations and transformation service (LOTS), which supports […]
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