Freshfields vs Linklaters: gender pay data confirms gulf between rivals

This is it: the entire magic circle has now published gender pay gap figures. And the firm with the largest gap between male and female pay: Linklaters, the firm at which male lawyers are paid almost 40 per cent more than their female counterparts.

 

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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.

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Allen & Overy to launch ‘training contract for legal technologists’

Allen & Overy is launching a new graduate scheme in London focusing on legal technology and project management. The scheme will take on four candidates with STEM or Economics degrees in a bid to harness young technical talent. The programme, which will start in September, will mirror the structure of a traditional training contract, though […]

East & Concord helps Beijing Gas win AIIB’s first project financing in China

On March 19, Beijing Gas Group Co Ltd together with Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and China Clean Development Mechanism Fund (CDMFUND) held a signing ceremony at the headquarters of AIIB in Beijing to launch cooperation in promoting Beijing Gas’s consumption of clean energy and in the transformation and upgrading of energy structure in Beijing […]

Lo♥︎ing Legal Life: empower yourself with empathy

This week, Systemic Coach Zita Tulyahikayo and Barrister and NLP Master Practitioner James Pereira QC discuss empathy – what it means, how it can support us, and how to cultivate it. Empathy is the most mysterious exchange we can have with another person. It is accessible to all of us.  We just have to be […]

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