Great minds don’t think alike – why LGBTQ+ allyship is a business must-have

Great minds don’t think alike – why LGBTQ+ allyship is a business must-have

Pride Month is here again; corporate social media profiles are awash with the colours of LGBTQ+ pride, drag queens are braving office lighting for bingo events, and rainbow flags, lanyards and badges are all over the City. Since the first Pride parade in London in 1972, three years after the start of the gay rights …

Euro Elite 2024: Nordics – Horizon scanning

Euro Elite 2024: Nordics – Horizon scanning

With soaring interest rates, global instability, as well as political and economic insecurity both at home and abroad, the beginning of 2023 was a cautious and uncertain time for law firms across the Nordic region, particularly given the tumultuous year that was 2022. Nevertheless, the region has remained remarkably resilient to global pressures, with firms …

Social media influencers: Social circles

Social media influencers: Social circles

Back in the spring, Legal Business asked whether a professional social media presence is now a ‘must-have’ for the modern lawyer, in a feature which also acknowledged that ‘what is trending one week can be quickly forgotten the next’. And while the post-Covid return to the office has since gathered pace, lawyers’ love for LinkedIn …

Offshore report: Tempering against the tempest

Offshore report: Tempering against the tempest

When taking stock of the markets over the last 12 months, it is safe to argue that tougher times must inevitably be afoot. While upheavals wrought by the pandemic may have largely receded into the rearview mirror, the volatility that has come to characterise recent times shows no sign of abating, with the Ukraine war …