The advice diaries: The five pillars of cyber risk governance

In this latest advice video, Kroll managing director and EMEA cyber risk leader Andrew Beckett discusses the five key pillars to good cyber governance within an organization: governance supported by senior leadership, policies and standards , adequate resources, infrastructure and technology and last but not least, partner relationships. About Andrew: Andrew Beckett is a managing […]

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Pinsents combines NewLaw arm into one profit-making group

Pinsent Masons is launching a new practice group that will embed the various strands of its NewLaw offering. The new division, dubbed professional services group, brings together the alternative offerings developed by the firm over the past few years. They include flexible resourcing and managed services business Vario, led by managing director Matthew Kay with […]


Dentons to postpone salary reviews to next year

In the latest amendments to its coronavirus measures, Dentons has paid out bonuses to its fee-earners, although salary reviews have been deferred. The firm said salary reviews in the UK will be postponed to January, when they will be reconsidered. The decisions come as the firm confirmed the ending, in late November, of a series […]

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Quinn Emanuel snags US rival’s Paris managing partner

Weil Gotshal & Manges’s Paris managing partner has left the firm after almost two decades, joining Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan. Tax litigator Stephane Chaouat joins Quinn Emanuel’s Paris office and will head up the firm’s Parisian tax disputes team. He joined Weil 17 years ago and has spent the last eight years as the […]

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High Court dismisses Depp libel claim against The Sun

Johnny Depp has lost his High Court case against The Sun newspaper, concluding what has been one of the most significant libel trials of the 21st century. In a highly-anticipated judgment handed down by Mr Justice Nicol this morning, the court ruled that the claimant was not successful in his action for libel. Nicol J […]