Pinsents’ Leeds’ ladies take the lead

Today was a good day to be a woman in Pinsent Masons’ Leeds office.

Sign in or register to continue reading.

Gain access to the latest news from The Lawyer.com, our jobs board, career insight and much more.

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here 

Latest Briefings

The Commercial Agents Regulations: a step behind the times?

By Alex Williamson The Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 (the Regulations) are 25 years old this year. An evaluation by the European Commission concluded in 2015 that the underlying Commercial Agents Directive (the Directive) still met its objectives and functioned well. However, a recent Court of Appeal decision has shown that the legislation is struggling to […]

Exclusion clauses under the spotlight: UCTA reasonableness

By Perran Jervis In decisions handed down one day apart, the Court of Appeal concluded that a far-reaching exclusion clause which limited liability for negligence was reasonable under the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 (UCTA), whereas an exclusion clause in a lease (in the form of a non-reliance clause) was not. The decisions emphasise that […]

Currency, cost calculations and contractual clarity

Walker Morris’ Head of Commercial Dispute Resolution, Gwendoline Davies, highlights the importance of dealing comprehensively and clearly with matters of currency and calculation in cross-border contracts…

Belgian draft Trade Secrets Act: opportunities for the life sciences sector

On 8 June 2016, the EU Trade Secrets Directive was adopted. The main purpose of the Directive was to harmonise and enhance the protection of trade secrets EU-wide and to thus create an innovation-friendly environment for businesses. The EU Member States had to implement this Directive by 9 June 2018. Belgium missed the deadline, but […]

Recommended

Slaughters completes management overhaul

Slaughter and May has appointed its first female head of corporate in the final round of management elections. Corporate partner Frances Murphy takes over from new senior partner Chris Saul as head of the corporate department. Murphy, who has been at Slaughters since joining as a trainee in 1981, said:“I am delighted. It is a […]

1

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill is unethical

‘Monstrous attack on human rights’, ‘Frankenstein embryos’, ‘spare-part children’, ‘no need for a father’ and free votes… What is the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill all about? The intention of the bill is to give freedom for scientists to experiment on the embryo virtually without limit and break hitherto unimaginable taboos. It comes with the […]

Druces & Attlee

“At one stage, 10-15 years ago, we were the recruiting ground for Linklaters, which irritated me greatly,” says Druces & Attlee joint managing partner Richard Monkcom. Since then the City-based firm has made a great effort to hone its retention policies to a cutting edge, rivaling and outpacing even some of the trendiest of firms. […]

Reuters GC to become intelligence business CEO

Reuters general counsel Rosemary Martin has moved to a new role as chief executive officer at legal market intelligence provider Practical Law Company (PLC). Martin, who is also Reuters’ company secretary, leaves the media information provider after 11 years and will join PLC in the summer. She will be responsible for growing the company, which […]

In-House & Private Practice Legal Jobs

Stay up-to-date with the latest opportunities on The Lawyer Careers. Each month, more than 8,000 legal roles are added to our site - we'll bring you the best opportunities out there.

Get Started

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here