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
It takes courage to reach out to new markets, particularly given considerations such as profitability, lead time and safety. So what can private client lawyers learn from emerging jurisdictions amid the rise of the 'global citizen'? The Private Client Forum Americas will tackle such issues and more.
Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 11 November 2013 | Practice Area: Private Client
How comprehensive is your playbook? The playbook is your pre-arranged course of action that you turn to in the event of a crisis and is a key step in risk readiness. The Corporate Governance & Risk Forum has been designed with building your playbook in mind.
Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 08 October 2013 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance
As emerging markets continue to grow in prominence, and individuals whose wealth is self-made seek more freedom from red tape, where does the role of the private client lawyer sit? This year’s Legal Week Private Client Forum will address global shifts in the distribution of wealth.
Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 28 August 2013 | Practice Area: Private Client
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