Latest Briefings

Bill 64 marks a new direction in Quebec privacy law — Key takeaways for businesses

On September 22, 2021, the Quebec government adopted Bill 64, An Act to modernize legislative provisions as regards the protection of personal information, enacting significant changes to the requirements governing the use and protection of personal information under various statutes, including notably the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector and the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information.

Incentivising staff in a green economy: green benefits

Environmental, social and governance factors (ESG) alongside sustainability are hot topics in business right now. Employees are increasingly scrutinising what employers are doing to promote sustainability, not least in the benefits they offer.

How does the UK PPA market need to innovate?

In this podcast, Gowling joins leading global infrastructure and renewables market analysts Inspiratia to discuss innovation in the UK power purchase agreement (PPA) market, and whether the prices we see today are transitionary and if so, how PPAs can make such prices sustainable and meet the ever-changing needs of both offtakers and sellers.


barrister wig

Essex Court loses QC just days after China sanctions

Essex Court Chambers is facing its first high-profile departure since it was hit by sanctions from China last week, with one of its silks leaving to join 7 Bedford Row (7BR). Jern-Fei Ng QC, who was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2018 aged just 38, confirmed his departure on Sunday after an 18-year stint at Essex […]

royal courts of justice

Details emerge in £20m negligence claim against Taylor Wessing

Taylor Wessing and BDO are facing allegations of professional negligence from two high net-worth individuals who are suing the pair for almost £20m in relation to deficient tax advice, The Lawyer can reveal. The details of a High Court claim from Morten and Thomas Høegh are beginning to emerge, who are seeking damages for losses […]

Find legal roles

Make your next move with The Lawyer Careers. Search and apply for thousands of vacancies, or receive email alerts for new roles when they go live. Whether you're looking at private practice, in-house legal or an exciting business support role, you'll find your future here.

Search vacancies