Europe

DISRUPTION

A disruptive forty percent

Scale of alternative providers disrupting legal services market highlighted by increased number of corporate users of “captive” providers.

JUSTICE SYSTEM

Law Society sends out an SOS

“Save our justice system” Law Society urges new UK prime minister Boris Johnson, as Mr Johnson heads to Buckingham Place to take up the post.

OFFICE MOVE

Ince in landmark move

Firm's specialists expands presence in historic Lloyd's building and chief executive lauds onboarding of Gibraltar unit.

BREXIT

Post-Brexit action heats up in Dublin

As UK prepares for new Prime Minister this week, Scots firm Shepherd and Wedderburn announces new office while Pinsent Masons continues expansion.

IPO SPECULATION

Mishcon de Reya mulls IPO

According to weekend media reports, the firm is considering a stock market flotation as a way to raise funds for an “ambitious” expansion.

LEGAL TECH

Thomson Reuters clever HighQ move

Acquisition expands offerings and leverages Thomson Reuters channels and customer relationships in legal and regulatory market.

MERGER

Ukrainian merger on the cards

Ukrainian law firm Sayenko Kharenko reported to be negotiating a potential merger with criminal law boutique of Yevgeniy Solodko.