It has been undeniable for some time that technology will play a key role in the ongoing evolution of arbitration as the field becomes an increasingly popular method of dispute resolution. As far back as 2004 the ICC Commission on Arbitration was reporting on the subject, with a focus on a solution which we take […]
Nowhere near enough homes in the right places – just one of the failings of the current planning system according to the Prime Minister in his foreword to the new White Paper: Planning for the Future released on 6 August.
The Government has published its long-awaited white paper on planning reform, which seeks views on 24 proposals. In this legal insight we look at the key areas that have been targeted for reform.
As organisations collect more consumer data during COVID-19, how can they protect it? Peter Yapp gives his insights.
By Rob Humphries The Monetary Authority (Administrative Fines) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 (the “Amendment Regulations”) came into force on 26 June 2020. The Amendment Regulations serve to amend Schedule 1 of the Monetary Authority (Administrative Fines) Regulations (2019 Revision) (the “Fines Regulations”) and extend the scope of the fines which may be levied by the Cayman […]
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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has lost significant ground in the global disputes market to its three magic circle rivals over the past five years despite making a series of international investments and partner hires, The Lawyer can reveal. In this year’s Global Litigation 50 report, which ranks the world’s leading disputes practices by the revenue they […]
White & Case has announced its retention rate for September 2020. Of a cohort of 24 trainees, 21 were offered newly-qualified (NQ) jobs at the firm, with all accepting. Two are on fixed-term contracts. Seven trainees will not qualify into London but instead will join offices across the firm’s international network, in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, […]
DLA Piper has hired former Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Jonathan Earle, the firm’s second corporate hire in a matter of weeks. Earle left Gibson Dunn in January after more than five years at the US firm. He starts in September, with a focus on M&A across public takeovers and capital markets developed during his […]
With many UK firms still hitting the brake pedal in terms of hiring, their US counterparts are ramping up efforts to impose themselves further on London’s litigation scene, as noted by The Lawyer’s Global Litigation 50. As well as taking a retrospective look at hikes in headcount over the past 12 months, the report details […]
EY is pushing the expansion strategy of its legal arm with a third lateral from DLA Piper and the creation of a partner role to lead its growing managed services offering. This time, EY has picked up one more member of DLA’s projects practice, in the form of partner Dimitri Papaefstratiou. He was the last […]
Greenberg Traurig is planning its working future post-Covid-19, with ambitions to downsize some of the firm’s City offices.