Legal Week's Strategic Technology Forum 2015, which will take place in Portugal this June, will focus on the ways in which law firms are using IT to gain business advantage, covering subjects including continuous process improvement, resource management, data security and cloud computing.
Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 02 March 2015 | Practice Area: Technology
There is no doubt that businesses are operating on an increasingly global scale, but what does this mean for the provision of legal services - and what are the opportunities for independent law firms? This subject and much more will be discussed at next month's Global Independent Law Firms Forum.
Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 16 February 2015 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade
Modern private client lawyers face new challenges presented by the instability in the world today. The Private Client Forum Americas, which will take place in Costa Rica next month, will discuss how clients need to understand there are no more grey areas and that compliance is the order of the day.
Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 21 January 2015 | Practice Area: Private Client
In this video, managing partners, CIOs and IT directors from firms including BLP, Travers Smith, Hogan Lovells, Taylor Wessing, BLM and Bird & Bird discuss the key technology challenges facing law firms, and the issues that are set to have the biggest impact on how the legal profession operates.
Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 14 October 2014 | Practice Area: Technology
Risk is manifesting itself in new and convoluted ways, requiring a proactive problem-solving mindset. This November's Corporate Governance & Risk Forum will offer the ultimate platform to tackle this subject, helping you to boost you understanding of corporate governance and organisational culture.
Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 29 September 2014 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance
In this Q&A, Ruth Stackpool-Moore, managing counsel of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, and Dr Wang Wenying, secretary general of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission Hong Kong, discuss current trends in dispute resolution and the challenges they face.
Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 14 May 2014 | Practice Area: Arbitration
When the financial crisis hit, many expected private equity heavyweights and committed independents Travers Smith and Macfarlanes to suffer. Five years on, and the pair have bounced back surprisingly well - this Legal Week article finds out why and how.
Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 03 March 2014 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services
Although trusts have endured through the centuries into the modern age, they have recently fallen victim to intense political and regulatory pressure. At the Legal Week Private Client Forum last year, leading practitioners tackled the thorny question of whether trusts have finally had their day.
Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 17 February 2014 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts
As the legal market becomes ever more competitive and GCs increasingly more demanding, only the best-run firms will survive. The focus of this year’s Global Independent Law Firms Forum is the changing international market for legal business and the place that independent law firms have within it.
Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 07 February 2014 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services
Where is trust litigation coming from, and what are the most common problems encountered? This year's Legal Week Trust & Estates Litigation Forum, chaired by Shan Warnock-Smith QC of 5 Stone Buildings and co-chair Anthony Poulton of Baker & McKenzie, will address the future of trust litigation.
Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 29 January 2014 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts
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