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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.


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Ofgem brings in new GC from Government

The Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) has appointed a new general counsel from the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).  Sinead Murray moves to the energy regulator from BEIS where she was legal director, specialising in energy and science. Before BEIS, Murray spent 13 years at HMRC Solicitor’s Office, where she […]

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Mishcon allies with 20-strong team for Hong Kong launch

Mishcon de Reya’s flurry of pre-IPO activity has continued with the firm confirming its expansion into Hong Kong, The Lawyer can reveal. An association with Karas LLP has enabled Mishcon to launch a branch office in one of Asia’s leading financial hubs, which builds upon the firm’s Singapore base opened in May 2020. While not […]

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HFW sets out agile working policy for City office

Holman Fenwick Willan‘s agile working policy will require all of its London-based staff to attend its Friary Court headquarters at least 40 per cent of the working week. The initiative has been kicked off after the firm issued an internal survey to gather people’s thoughts on their experience working from home, and how they would […]

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