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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.


One Essex Court encourages women to consider a career at the Commercial bar

One Essex Court has concluded a season of successful events focusing on life and work as a woman at the Commercial Bar. On Tuesday 13 March 2018 over 60 students attended a panel discussion and drinks reception at the Inner Temple, London. Emma Himsworth QC, Nehali Shah and Patricia Burns each spoke about their path […]

Hot 100 Career Quiz: Nick Kirby

Name: Nick Kirby Firm: Mishcon de Reya Position: Managing associate Trained at: Mishcon de Reya In Hot 100 for: Being at the forefront of Mishcon de Reya’s technology drive. Read his full Hot 100 profile. What’s your most vivid memory from being a trainee? Mishcon ran a series of videos for trainee recruitment on its Mishcon Graduates […]

Walder Wyss advises Swiss Life on share placement

Swiss Life has successfully placed a CHF 425 million perpetual subordinated bond, first callable in September 2024 and a CHF 175 million dated subordinated bond with final maturity in 2048, first callable in September 2028. Both tranches are issued are guaranteed by Swiss Life Holding Ltd. Walder Wyss acted as legal counsel to Swiss Life […]

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