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EU: Your web doctor will see you now – software as a medical device

Patients nowadays have access to an enormous range of medical knowledge through social media, websites and health apps (in combination with wearables). The latter have become increasingly popular in recent years because of their ability to monitor in real time pulse, blood pressure, blood glucose levels and other parameters. Doctors are also intrigued by the […]

Supreme Court upholds ‘no oral variation’ clause

By Emma Davies The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Rock Advertising Ltd v MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd [2018] UKSC 24 upheld the validity of a clause that limited the parties’ freedom to vary their contract orally. In reversing the Court of Appeal’s decision to find the ‘no oral variation’ or ‘no oral modification (NOM)’ clause binding, […]

Russia’s enduring love for fake luxury and legal action to take

By David Aylen and Elizaveta Osipchuk When reputable social media platforms are involved, rights holders should contact the social media company first and ask it to remove the account. Fortunately, such companies usually collaborate with brand owners as much as possible and take swift measures to block infringing content (usually within three to five days). However, […]

SmartLaw 2.0: expert insights for the future of law

A few years ago we offered SmartLaw: expert insights for the future of law. As expected, the legal industry has continued to evolve and so must SmartLaw in order to equip firms for the future. We still believe the original SmartLaw key concepts of clients, culture and technology are essential to successful firms, but we now must […]

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Olswang completes retail-led hat trick for Protego

Olswang has strengthened its relationship with Protego Real Estate Investors following advice on three retail-led transactions worth more than £142m in the past three months. Olswang secured the first property instruction from Protego shortly after the fund manager’s founding in May 2004. It has acted for it ever since, with the relationship culminating in the […]

New lease of life

Manchester and Liverpool are undergoing massive transformations as regeneration projects take off across the North West region. Karl Jackson reports. The North West is benefiting from a flurry of regeneration work, marked by such notable projects as the Liverpool Arena and Convention Centre in the city’s King’s Dock. This trend is sure to develop following […]

A&O bags Norton Rose Dutch star

Allen & Overy has swooped on Norton Rose to hire highly rated projects specialist and former Amsterdam managing partner Arent van Wassenaer. The appointment comes just a few weeks after The Lawyer revealed A&O is to slash the number of equity points awarded to its London-based project finance partners in a bid to keep the […]

UK and US firms lead charge into booming mainland China

A raft of US and UK law firms are set to flood China’s mainland over the coming months, as the country opens its gates to more foreign firms. The Chinese Ministry of Justice has granted 16 licence applications for firms ready to open new offices on the mainland. US firms Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, […]

Denton Hall legacy partners get 10-year cash incentive

Denton Wilde Sapte (DWS) is set to shell out more than £1m this year to a number of former equity partners 11 years after a change in accounting practices created an ‘unexpected’ profit. Former Denton Hall equity partners have been receiving payments of up to £250,000 each since May 2003 from a surplus account that […]

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