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Cut the noise : The in-house legal technology and automation report

In our most recent research report BRYTER, the no-code automation platform and The Lawyer explored the topics of how in-house counsel spend their time, their level of access to technology, and how they seek to achieve operational excellence in their organizations. The findings from the report revealed two common themes In-house counsel are delivering specialized […]

Austria: Digital insurance sales – a practical guide for direct sales

The digital distribution of insurance products has become one of the core topics for the insurance industry in recent years and is on the agenda of almost every insurance company. Insurers who want to sell their products digitally are thus faced with the question of how to implement the applicable legal framework and ensure that their online business is legally compliant.

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Norton Rose Fulbright pair leave for KPMG

KPMG is continuing its push into the legal market with the raid of two partners from Norton Rose Fulbright‘s international network. The hires include corporate tax partner Angela Savin, who has joined KPMG’s tax litigation and disputes team in London, and Sydney -based Zein El Hassan, who helmed the firm’s financial services risk advisory team in Australia […]

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Pinsents raids KPMG to open second German office

Pinsent Masons has hired a three-partner team from KPMG to launch its second German office in Düsseldorf in February. The hires include KPMG’s energy and major projects head Thorsten Volz who will lead Pinsents’ German energy practice. He will become head of the firm’s Düsseldorf office. The other two partners are Torsten Wielsch and Sönke Gödeke, who led KPMG’s […]

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KPMG legal beats £10m revenue target in first year

Revenues generated by KPMG’s legal business are set to exceed the £10m target it set last October when it was granted an ABS licence. The accountancy firm was the second of the ‘Big Four’ to be awarded an ABS for its multi-disciplinary practice, rather than for a separate legal entity. Almost a year on and […]

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The 60 second interview: “London cannot rest on its laurels in the global disputes market”

Jenner & Block partner Jason Yardley, one of the 30+ speakers at last year’s Managing Risk and Litigation conference, talks to The Lawyer about the newly established commercial courts across Europe and their potential impact on English Commercial Courts, and whether costs will have a greater impact on London as a preferred forum for international disputes. Will […]

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