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Workplace mentorship and why it builds great organisations

Starting an entirely new job usually requires you to learn from more experienced co-workers. Even if you’ve had training beforehand, there’s often a world of difference between preparing to do a job in theory, and actually carrying it out in practice.

Video: Keeping trade moving revisited

Last October our in-house lawyer training day sought to address the question of how can we keep trade moving? We looked at issues such as: the speed of change, Brexit, collaboration and the changing customer.

COVID-19: Where now for employment tribunals?

Recent reforms to the Employment Tribunal system and a move towards virtual hearings are intended to boost hearing capacity and access to justice. We consider the developments to the pre-existing approach and what this means for employers. Justice in slow motion?

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David Barker, Pinsent Masons

In a climate of fear over data privacy issues, Pinsent Masons’ David Barker is the lawyer increasingly taking the calls from big corporates. Last year, the firm’s head of TMT disputes led on some of the largest disagreements for big-name clients, including the first two UK High Court trials on ‘right to be forgotten’ cases. […]

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Mishcon’s Google claim thrown out in £3bn privacy judgment

Pinsent Masons has secured a key victory for Google over Mishcon de Reya after a High Court judgment this morning ended a class action claim against the internet giant. Former executive director of consumer magazine Which? Richard Lloyd had applied to relocate the hearing over Google’s alleged “Safari Workaround” outside of the UK as the tech giant’s […]

Gibson Dunn bulks up in regulatory with Macfarlanes partner hire

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has hired a financial services regulatory partner from Macfarlanes, marking its first lateral partner hire in London for nearly two years.  The US firm has hired Michelle Kirschner, who has been at Macfarlanes since 2012, and was previously an associate at Linklaters for nine years. Focused on non-contentious financial services regulation, […]

Deloitte Legal chief sets out three-year expansion strategy

Deloitte Legal’s new managing partner Michael Castle has finalised his strategy as he seeks to cash in revenue from managed services and consultancy work alongside legal advice. Castle has set out a three-year strategy that sets out his expansion plans from now until 2023. A version of the plan was first presented to the partnership […]

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