Legal Briefing | Disputes |

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Third-party litigation and arbitration funding is increasingly more prevalent, as a result of it being embraced by a greater number of jurisdictions and the funders themselves having raised a vast amount of money to invest in claims. Third-party funding can benefit both under-resourced growing businesses as well as established and profitable companies, allowing them to … Continue reading “Cash-poor but claim-rich companies adopting the third way – international insights on third-party funding”

Legal Briefing | Litigation |

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Litigation funding is often hailed as the most effective risk transfer tool to finance a claim. However, for many businesses that simply isn’t the case. This may seem like a counterproductive statement for a funding specialist to make so let me explain.

Legal Briefing | Legal Technology |

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We live in an era of technological disruption where entire industries are being created, decimated, and reshaped. The same forces bringing about those transformations are also redefining roles in the C-suite – chief among them, the general counsel.

Feature | Agenda

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Pearson revisits adviser panel Pearson has elected to consolidate its legal adviser panels into new ‘general’ and ‘preferred’ rosters, moving away from specialised panels in a bid to reduce costs. Fourteen firms have won places on the preferred panel, which Pearson says will address ‘day-to-day requirements’, in addition to newer areas not historically covered by … Continue reading “Significant matters – Autumn 2018”

Feature | Profile

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The jeans-wearing legal chief of the peer-to-peer lender talks TV crews posing as regulators and operating at the forefront of fintech

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The legal chief of the defence giant’s air business on the lawyering behind cutting-edge military kit

Feature | Brexit

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Dominic Grieve, MP for Beaconsfield and former attorney general, hosted The In-House Lawyer at 1 Parliament Street to discuss the state of Brexit negotiations, the impact on the profession and provide insight into Theresa May’s administration

Feature | The Commercial Litigation Summit

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Our recent Commercial Litigation Summit featured a session on the GC perspectives on doing battle – inside court and out