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As businesses grow and change, so the expectations of their stakeholders and the type of risk they face change too. Here we will examine three of the different reputational threats issues faced by companies that are growing quickly and who will come under greater scrutiny as they succeed.

From lockdown to lockup

Williams Lea’s Phil Muller and legal billing expert Giulia Mijuca say that accurate billing and cash collection is one of the largest concerns facing law firms today – and the process behind them needs to change.

The journey of two senior lawyers – How leadership development changed everything

This is the first in a series of articles based on a panel discussion with Caroline Skinner, the General Counsel for G4S Europe Middle East, and Ingrid van Berkel, a former Eversheds Sutherland Partner and now a TPC Leadership executive coach and facilitator. Here they unpack how their experience of leadership development resulted in explosive personal growth.

One quantitative metric to rule them all

Although the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) opened its consultation on ‘fair value for money’ in defined contribution pensions in June 2020, its update got me thinking about the proposed obligation on firms to deliver ‘fair value’ under the Consumer Duty.

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Mishcon and Harbour team up again in Hiscox dispute

Harbour Litigation Funding has agreed to fund Mishcon de Reya’s claim against insurer Hiscox. The firm was in talks with a funder last week and it has now been confirmed that Harbour will provide the initial funding for the claim. The claim is brought by Hiscox Action Group, which is a collective group of businesses […]

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Weightmans cuts partner drawings by up to 20 per cent

Weightmans has cut salaries for fixed share partners, in one of several measures the firm has taken to protect the business during the pandemic. Equity partners have agreed to a 20 per cent reduction in new drawings, while fixed share partners will be taking a reduction in shares on average of 15.7 per cent from […]

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