Post Office 2.0: The six month zero-cost plan that changed everything

As the legal industry undergoes significant changes, a lot of attention has been paid to how new technology such as artificial intelligence and contract automation can help in-house teams meet the increasing demand for their services.

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ESG and the private investor

This recording of a recent virtual debate discusses the extent to which the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) credentials of a company or investment are considered when making investment decisions.

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Streamlining the legal hold process

This white paper covers: the basics of legal holds, highlighting their importance to pending and active litigation processes; common challenges and how they might be avoided through the implementation of an effective strategy; and an exclusive introduction into the unique legal holds solutions built directly into the Everlaw platform.

Covid and counterfeits: How brand owners are fighting back against pandemic opportunists

As has been widely noted, online trade grew significantly in 2020. Confined to their homes, consumers relied on the internet for buying food, household products, medical supplies, children’s toys and games, and electronic goods. In response to the increased demand, online marketplaces expanded their range of suppliers. Meanwhile, trying not to lose their traditional customers, offline businesses rapidly moved into the online space.

Cyber Security – What do pension scheme trustees need to know?

With “European Cybersecurity Month” drawing to a close, and the Pensions Regulator sharpening its focus on cyber risk as part of its new single code of practice, now is the perfect time for pension scheme trustees to consider this area of significant and growing risk to your scheme.

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Independent Newspapers’ joint venture with Caltray

We were delighted to act for Independent Newspapers (Ireland) Limited on the establishment of a joint venture, Offscript Studios Limited, with Caltray Limited (a ShinAwil group company). Jennifer McGuire, Partner in our Corporate Department, led the transaction with assistance from James Byrne, Associate and Marco Hickey, Partner on Competition aspects.

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A&O creates new global eDiscovery role after EY hire

Allen & Overy (A&O) has recruited its first global head of eDiscovery amid plans to overhaul the firm’s function. Scott Robson joins the magic circle firm from EY, where he was an executive director in the forensic technology and discovery services group. He was based in the company’s fraud investigation and disputes practice.  

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McDermott PEP drops as London revenue hits £22.9m, accounts show

McDermott Will & Emery’s turnover rose by 2.3 per cent to £22.9m in 2016, while average profit per equity partner stood at £348,000, down by 9 per cent from £383,000, LLP accounts show. This is the highest turnover for the firm in three years, compared to £20.5m in 2015 and £21.9m in 2014. Net profit stood at £9.8m in 2016, up by 2 per cent from £9.6m, which the firm had maintained flat since 2013.

Sonia Tolaney QC named commercial litigation Silk of the Year

Sonia Tolaney QC was awarded Commercial Litigation Silk of the Year 2017 at the Chambers UK Bar Awards event on 26 October 2017.  The awards are based on research for the 2018 edition of Chambers UK Bar and reflect Sonia’s pre-eminence and outstanding work in this key practice area. As well as this award, One Essex Court […]

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