Big stories

ROBOTICS

Legal reality imitates legal art

Inspired by "Suits" legal TV series, Donna secures $2.5 million in seed funding to replace the robot within the lawyer.

EXPANSION

Schjodt expands in Nordic combo

Time is ripe for Nordic consolidation says firm's head as Norway's Schjodt and Sweden's Hamilton merged to create a €108m firm.

MENTAL HEALTH

Law society in fight to end stigma

Law Society of Ireland launches professional wellbeing project for solicitors, highlights stigma and issues of stress and vicarious trauma.

MERGER

Combo spikes interest

Drawing on Golden Spike history Dentons US, Bingham Greenebaum and Cohen & Grigsby on track to be "first truly national US law firm."

INJURY CLAIMS

Neurosurgeons flag whiplash legal "myth”

In Irish study, findings reveal most whiplash patients end treatment when legal action finished and outcome of whiplash treatment differs in less litigious cultures.

FINTECH

And the winners areā€¦

Simmons & Simmons announces winning businesses making up the fourth cohort to receive support from the firm's fintech fund.

EXPANSION

Eversheds in Africa push

Firm strengthens the leadership team for legal services in Africa and outline five year vision.