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How pro bono is making me a better lawyer

There are many opportunities to get involved with pro bono and several reasons why it is a good idea to do so. Verity discusses the pro bono opportunities she has been involved in and how they have strengthened her ability as a trainee solicitor.

To the point: technology & digitalisation l August 2020

Welcome to the August edition of Schoenherr’s to the point: technology & digitalisation newsletter! We are excited to present a selection of legal developments in the area of technology & digitalisation in the wider CEE region.

GC roundtable: How to communicate with impact in a virtual world

As most of us are still working from home, we are communicating virtually for long periods every day, with diverse groups of people from different cultures, forums and time zones. We are continuing our usual work tasks and commitments, but now having to deliver meetings and presentations as well as communicate a host of difficult messages.

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Kirkland alumni club: Willkie secures double-partner hire in London

Willkie Farr & Gallagher has secured its long-awaited hire of two partners from Kirkland & Ellis, as they join former colleague Claire McDaid to expand its City private equity team. Gavin Gordon and David Arnold are to join Willkie in the City, following on from the firm’s hire of Dechert tax partner Jane Scobie last […]

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Deloitte Legal hires DWF team in Cologne

DWF has lost a team to Deloitte Legal in Germany, following the former’s decision to consolidate its Cologne operations with its newer Düsseldorf office. The departing team includes the managing partner of DWF Germany Michael Falter, as well as global head of technology Klaus Brisch and corporate partner Mathias Reif. News of the departures first […]

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Gateley scraps 2020 bonuses to protect cashflow

Listed law firm Gateley has scrapped its 2020 bonus scheme in its latest bid to control cashflow in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Lawyers and staff were told that no bonuses would be paid for the April 2020 financial year “as part of a number of measures we have taken to protect the business in […]

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