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HighQ launches AI survey, aiming to sift through the hype

When it comes to artificial intelligence in the legal industry, the number of platform options are soaring with almost 70 companies focused on creating AI-enabled legal technology solutions, according to a LawGeex report. It’s also clear that firms and other businesses will want to evaluate and invest in multiple AI platforms to solve different problems, […]

Angola: The Mining Law Review

By João Afonso Fialho, Ângela Viana Angola is one of the greatest diamond producers in the world and has extensive reserves of valuable natural resources, notably diamonds, gold, iron ore, phosphates, copper, manganese, and many other mineral resources. Unfortunately, the civil war (1975–2002) had a tremendous impact on the mining industry, which was basically put […]

Benefits and perils of permanent health schemes in employment contracts

In the recent case of Awan v. ICTS UK Ltd [2018] 11WLUK 385 (Simler J, President) the EAT confirmed and strengthened previous decisions (Aspden v. Webbs Poultry [1996] IRLR 251, Briscoe v. Lubrizol Ltd[2002] IRLR 607, amongst others) To the effect that a term will be implied into contracts of employment that “once the employee has become entitled to […]

Canadian securities regulators concern on problematic promotional activities by issuers

By Brett A. Kagetsu, Denis G. Silva A recent announcement by Canadian securities regulators demonstrates their growing concern with biased promotional materials, and highlights the risks to issuers when engaging with prospective investors. The regulators state that they are seeing promotional activities by issuers that are either untrue or unbalanced to such a degree that […]

Imprisonment fears allayed for arbitrators and experts involved in UAE-Seated arbitrations

By Courtney Rothery, Robyn Waller Imprisonment fears have been allayed for arbitrators and party-appointed experts involved in UAE-seated arbitrations following the latest amendments to Article 257 of the UAE Penal Code. THE PREVIOUS WORDING OF ARTICLE 257 OF THE UAE PENAL CODE In October 2016 arbitrators and party-appointed experts involved in UAE-seated arbitrations (who may or may not […]

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CC wins Court of Appeal fight with Fulham FC

Clifford Chance has won a Court of Appeal ruling on behalf of client Jean Tigana, the former manager of Fulham Football Club, in his dispute with the club. The Court of Appeal this morning (Tuesday 19 July) handed down a unanimous decision dismissing Fulham’s appeal against a November 2004 High Court judgment finding that Tigana […]

Luvvies’ lay-ons

Mrs Tulkinghorn and the wives of the Lovells lawyers who worked on the recent Sanctuary deal, when private equity house HG Capital injected more equity into the business, were treated to a day out at the luxury spa. Lucky ladies. But while Tulkinghorn believes that the day of pampering was well deserved, he wonders what […]

James Chapman sweating over Man Utd in-house hire

Manchester United FC’s principal legal adviser James Chapman & Co is on tenterhooks as it awaits the appointment of the club’s first in-house lawyer. Manchester United FC’s principal legal adviser James Chapman & Co is on tenterhooks as it awaits the appointment of the club’s first in-house lawyer. Man Utd, which was recently taken over by US sports tycoon […]

Law Soc slammed again over complaints handling

The Law Society has yet again come under fire over its complaints handling after the Legal Services Complaints Commissioner published her first annual report. The commissioner, Zahida Manzoor, criticised the lack of progress in the way the Law Society conducts its complaints handling. In particular, she said the society lacked key skills to plan and deliver […]

North South divide at Addleshaws

Addleshaw Goddard‘s move to place its new equity partners on the same number of points, regardless of whether they live in Chelsea or Churwell (it’s near Leeds, in case you wondered), has startled a few rivals. As one national managing partner put it: “Does that really mean that, pound for pound, penny for penny, a […]

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