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Myth-busting in-house legal tech: the time is now

On the one hand, timing is everything. On the other hand, there’s never a perfect time to do something. Where does this leave in-house lawyers wanting to adopt legaltech? Do you wait? Or is now the right time to move?

The principles of leadership for in-house legal teams

A panel comprised of General Counsels from a mix of FTSE 100 blue chip corporations to high growth companies, offering a great blend of cultures and leadership styles discuss the characteristics of a good leader and share their refreshingly honest personal stories of leadership.

Employment Law Focus: Unconscious bias

Unconscious bias is a growing legal issue for employers. It’s widely regarded as a barrier to equality, diversity and inclusion, and employment tribunals are looking more closely at motivation and bias in discrimination and harassment cases.

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Hogan Lovells’ City office nudges past £300m revenue barrier

Hogan Lovells has made small gains in its London operations, alongside growth globally of 4 per cent, as its long-serving CEO Steve Immelt prepares to hand over the reins of the firm next year. In London the firm’s turnover increased by 2 per cent, in a move that saw the firm break the £300m barrier […]

Covington’s City turnover soars above $100m

Building on a series of team hires from firms such as legacy Chadbourne & Parke and King & Wood Mallesons, Covington & Burling has increased its London revenue by nearly 26 per cent over 2018. The firm posted turnover in London of $101m in 2018 from $80.5m the previous year. This means Covington’s City revenue […]

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