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Where the true value lies for legal self-service

Recently, BCLP hosted an informative round table discussion with panellists Michael Mills and Richard Seabrook of Neota Logic alongside Catherine Bamford of BamLegal. Use cases, opportunities and best practices for enabling legal self-service in an enterprise environment were discussed with an audience of corporate legal and compliance professionals. Here are some of the most interesting […]

Bermuda – the family office proposition

Bermuda has historically flown beneath the radar when it comes to promoting itself as the ideal location for the establishment of a family office. There are likely a number of reasons for this but one is that Bermuda was often chosen as a domicile for trusts or for the location of a physical family office […]

Data protection challenges of using AI in healthcare

By Robert Breedon, Jocelyn S Paulley AI, machine learning, deep learning, neural networks – call it what you like, there’s a lot of excitement about the ability of software to analyse a lot of data, spot patterns, learn (sometimes independently) and to make conclusions and produce insights that are entirely new. t is not unusual […]

How will virtual reality change the way we plan sustainable, smart cities?

By Dominic Conte, Joe Morris Virtual and augmented reality have come crashing into the real estate industry in the last couple of years, becoming a disruptive force in residential sales and leaving many people asking, what next? We’ve taken a look at some novel and interesting ways in which virtual reality will be used in […]

Introduction of the SEBI (settlement proceedings) regulations, 2018

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), through a notification dated 30 November 2018, has introduced the SEBI (Settlement Proceedings) Regulations, 2018 (Settlement Regulations). The Settlement Regulations, effective from 1 January 2019, will replace the SEBI (Settlement of Administrative and Civil Proceedings) Regulations, 2014 (2014 Regulations). The Settlement Regulations have set out the terms […]

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Bevan Ashford wins RDA work

Nabarro Nathanson and Eversheds have lost out on work in the South West to rival firm Bevan Ashford, in the ongoing scramble for Regional Development Agency (RDA) legal work.Bevan Ashford’s win comes as a team from its Bristol and Exeter offices battles with Nabarros for the Cornwall County Council contract. Nabarros was appointed sole adviser […]

Bar Council blocks Association of Women Barristers' voting rights

The Association of Women Barristers’ (AWB) application for a voting seat on the Bar Council seems doomed to fail before it has started.The council’s policy is to only allow applications from groups which cannot effectively be represented by a body already holding a seat.The AWB acknowledge that the Bar Council’s constitution may require amendment to […]

Dadds gains Druces family team

Gordon Dadds’ family department has regained its place as one of the country’s largest by poaching Druces & Attlee’s two-partner family law group.Druces & Attlee’s head of family Kathryn Peat, partner David Ruck, assistant solicitor Ann Northover and secretarial staff, will all move to Gordon Dadds on 7 June. It is the second coup in […]

Jonathan Pickworth on conflicts of interest.

Jonathan Pickworth is a solicitor at Linklaters. The professional world received a shot across the bows in the recent House of Lords decision in Prince Jefri v KPMG [1999] 2 WLR 215. It was held that the erection of a “Chinese Wall” would not necessarily protect a litigant from the risk of inadvertent leakage of […]

Dentons and Nortons vie in shipping dispute

PARTNERS at Denton Hall and Norton Rose are fighting head to head in what is potentially one of the UK’s longest running arbitration cases.The arbitration involves a disagreement which has been going on for three years between shipping companies All Seas Group, represented by Denton Hall, and Sing-apore-based Sembawang, which is being advised by Norton […]

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