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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 […]


Hogan Lovells adds new litigation partner in Paris with boutique hire

Following the high-profile departure of Antonin Levy last December, Hogan Lovells has bolstered its litigation team in the French capital thanks to the arrival of Arthur Dethomas. Alongside two associates, Dethomas joins Hogan Lovells from French boutique Dethomas Peltier Juvigny et Associés – a firm he set up with Frédéric Peltier in 2014. Levy was […]


UK Litigation 50: The highest-value disputes practice is….

A US-headquartered outift has emerged as the firm with London’s highest revenue per litigation partner in The Lawyer’s latest research report, The UK Litigation 50. Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has UK litigation revenues of £84.3m and just 16 partners, making an average revenue per partner (RPP) of £5.27m. The firm has always targeted high-value […]

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Litigation heavyweights primed for forex battle next year

A £1bn class action against five banks over rigged forex trade has been given the go-ahead after a judge ruled a timetable that will see the banks attend a series of hearing over the next year. In a hearing on November 6 in the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), the schedule of hearings has been confirmed, […]


UK Litigation 50: The top disputes firms ranked by financial firepower

A major new report from The Lawyer has revealed the size of the litigation market in the UK, with the top 50 firms active in this space generating a combined £4.1bn from disputes in 2018/19. The largest litigation practice in the UK is Clyde & Co, which generated £235.2m from disputes in the last financial […]

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