No more firsts

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The In-House Lawyer sat down with Beth Nolan, the first female to be appointed White House counsel, to get an insight into life as Clinton’s presidential lawyer

State your intentions – first impressions on the revised Takeover Code

Legal Briefing

It has been a year since the Takeover Panel updated its rules regarding statements by an offeror company of its intentions for a target’s business. The first formal reports by offeror companies on whether they have complied with the new regime are beginning to filter through, so now seems an appropriate moment to analyse the …

Piecing it together

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The emergence of blockchain has the potential to touch every sector of business – and law is no exception.
The In-House Lawyer considers how it could impact the legal profession

Cities of the future

Legal Briefing

The We Company recently announced new ‘future cities initiatives’ which will combine technology, data and real estate to ‘help address problems spurred by globalisation, urbanisation and climate change.’ The project will involve a team of engineers, architects, data scientists and biologists.

Perfect curveballs

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Gone are the days when reputational damage was hurtful but fleeting. Dominic Carman speaks to lawyers and reputation management specialists about protecting your image in the age of social media

The view from Carter-Ruck

Legal Briefing

A letter from Carter-Ruck is something that every editor has learned to fear. As the potential precursor to a defamation action, the firm and its founding partner, Peter Carter-Ruck, became synonymous with libel thanks to their successful representation of numerous public figures – often prominent in business, politics, sport or entertainment.

The eye of the storm

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In one of the set-piece debates at this year’s Enterprise GC, a high-level panel reflected on the realities of crisis viewed for the inside

We have the technology

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The In-House Lawyer teamed up with Invest Northern Ireland to gather managing partners, technologists and New Law figures to ask how to engineer the law firm of the future