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Cut the noise : The in-house legal technology and automation report

In our most recent research report BRYTER, the no-code automation platform and The Lawyer explored the topics of how in-house counsel spend their time, their level of access to technology, and how they seek to achieve operational excellence in their organizations. The findings from the report revealed two common themes In-house counsel are delivering specialized […]

Austria: Digital insurance sales – a practical guide for direct sales

The digital distribution of insurance products has become one of the core topics for the insurance industry in recent years and is on the agenda of almost every insurance company. Insurers who want to sell their products digitally are thus faced with the question of how to implement the applicable legal framework and ensure that their online business is legally compliant.


The Hot 100 2016: Energy

Rosalie Chadwick, Pinsent Masons Pinsent Masons corporate partner Rosalie Chadwick had a busy 2015 as lead lawyer on one of the most high-profile deals of the year: the £585m disposal of assets by French oil giant Total to North Sea Midstream Assets following the collapse in oil prices. The deal, which was a challenging first […]

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Lewis Silkin to appeal £2m negligence ruling over cricket chief contract

Lewis Silkin has been granted permission to appeal a £2m professional negligence judgment regarding its work for former Indian Premier League CEO Tim Wright. Mr Justice Hamblen ruled in July the firm acted in breach of duty in its advice to cricket chief Wright on his £10m severance guarantee. The firm is maintaining its instruction of […]

Shoosmiths advises August Equity on investment in Wax Digital

The Thames Valley office of national law firm Shoosmiths has advised August Equity on their investment of capital into Wax Digital, a leading global eProcurement solutions provider. Private equity firm, August Equity, invests in small and medium-sized UK businesses who they help to build through acquisition and organic growth. They specialise in spotting opportunities for […]

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