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The Changing Face of Digital ID in Jersey and Guernsey

The problem of confirming identity without face-to-face meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic has brought digital systems for the verification of identity (“Digital ID”) into focus, and may well accelerate the transition from paper based to digital systems as the default means of verifying identity. The Guernsey Financial Services Commission (“GFSC”) and Jersey Financial Services Commission […]

Irish High Court directs remote hearing of witness action

COVID-19 and the associated social distancing and other public health measures have had far-reaching practical consequences for court hearings. From the outset of the pandemic, the courts adapted quickly by introducing full remote hearings – initially for appeal hearings that did not require witnesses to give evidence, but also more recently for hearings involving witnesses. […]

How to develop your emotional intelligence?

In this article, Andrea Cardillo, Managing Partner TPC Leadership Italy, explains in an interview with TPCL Global team, the need to understand and develop your Emotional Intelligence (EQ) to help manage our relationships in a digital age. Question – by TPCL Global: Why talk about Emotional Intelligence today? Answer – by Andrea Cardillo (AC): Said […]

What is Emotional Intelligence (EQ)?

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is a set of emotional and social skills that influence how we perceive and express ourselves, develop and maintain relationships, manage changes and challenges, and use the information provided by emotions to make good decisions.

Ireland Update: Strategy on Remote Working Strives to Keep Up

Ireland’s Department of Trade, Enterprise and Employment (“Department”) recently published a strategy paper outlining its vision for remote working entitled “Making Remote Work – National Remote Work Strategy” (“Remote Working Strategy”). The Remote Working Strategy confirms the Government’s intention to legislate for employees to have a right to request remote working. While recognising the many […]


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Three Crowns’ PEP skyrockets to £1.6m in first year of trading

Arbitration boutique Three Crowns (3C) has seen average profit per equity partner (PEP) soar in its first year of business to between £1.3m and £1.6m, with its seven equity partners’ take home pay now rivalling that of magic circle plateau partners. Founding partner and former Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer London arbitration head Constantine Partasides QC told The […]


Three Crowns picks up Covington partner for first female partner hire

Arbitration boutique Three Crowns has hired Covington & Burling partner Carmen Martinez Lopez as a partner in its London office along with senior associates for each of its three bases. Martinez Lopez is the first female partner for the boutique, which launched earlier this year after six partners from Covington & Burling, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, […]

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Bakers, Fieldfisher and Three Crowns among firms to win spots on BP’s niche panel

BP has appointed nine firms to its specialist legal panel, including Baker & McKenzie and Hill Dickinson. Fieldfisher, Holman Fenwick Willan, Reed Smith, Stevens & Bolton, Sullivan & Cromwell, Watson Farley & Williams and recently-established arbitration boutique Three Crowns have also won spots on the niche roster.  Each of the firms has been appointed for […]

Three Crowns’ founding partners: “We’re suffering from an embarrassment of riches”

Three Crowns’ launch in 2014 marked one of the biggest litigation shakeups in the market that year. The six founding partners left their “comfortable jobs” running the arbitration practices at various magic circle and leading firms to set up the boutique last February. And they didn’t start slow. [continued] Also on Shipping and insurance specialist Ince & […]

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