Sponsored briefing: Portuguese Market Update – Sustainable Financing

Sponsored briefing: Portuguese Market Update – Sustainable Financing

The Paris Climate Agreement, signed in Paris on 12 December 2015, strengthened the call to action among the financial community by setting a new long-term goal on finance: ‘making finance flows consistent with a pathway towards low greenhouse gas emissions and climate-resilient development’. Portugal ratified the Paris Agreement in 2016 and has since taken the …

Sponsored practice area spotlight: M&A: Legal experts who will take you from deal structuring to execution

Sponsored practice area spotlight: M&A: Legal experts who will take you from  deal structuring to execution

M&A situations call for experienced practitioners with a solid background and in-depth knowledge of the market as well as a strong focus on the client’s needs. Prager Dreifuss is one of the leading Swiss law firms for transaction-related work. Our longstanding expertise in related fields such as banking and finance, competition law, capital market law …

Guest post: Leadership in law in crises requires a human touch

Guest post: Leadership in law in crises requires a human touch

General counsel and other senior in-house lawyers should not be afraid to show their human side when leading their teams through crises and seeking to deliver on business objectives, prominent figures in the legal market have agreed. There was consensus on the issue among panellists participating in an online event jointly hosted by Legal Business …

Sponsored briefing: Taking a holistic view of a US law partner’s income to secure property

Sponsored briefing: Taking a holistic view of a US law partner’s income to secure property

How does Investec assess foreign currency income and assets when examining affordability? This is a question we get asked frequently, because not all lenders have the ability to look at complex income streams such as foreign currency or lumpy profit distributions. We understand that if you’re a partner at a law firm, your income structure …

Sponsor message: The Law Society of Scotland

Sponsor message: The Law Society of Scotland

The Law Society of Scotland is the professional body for over 12,000 Scottish solicitors. Our overarching objective is to lead legal excellence, serving the needs of our members and the public. We set and uphold standards to ensure the provision of excellent legal services and ensure the public can have confidence in Scotland’s solicitor profession. …

Sponsor message: Willis Towers Watson

Sponsor message: Willis Towers Watson

At Willis Towers Watson, our clients benefit from both the depth of our resources across account management, risk management and claims advocacy, and the influence with underwriters that comes from being one of the largest insurance brokers in the world. We are not tied to any one insurer in the legal services sector, giving clients …

Sponsor message: Alvarez & Marsal

Sponsor message: Alvarez & Marsal

Privately held since its founding in 1983, Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is a leading global professional services firm that provides advisory, business performance improvement and turnaround management services. With over 4,500 people across four continents, we deliver tangible results for corporates, boards, private equity firms, law firms and government agencies facing complex challenges. A&M leverages …

Guest comment: Corporate values mean nothing without cost – City law’s moment has come to champion diversity

Guest comment: Corporate values mean nothing without cost – City law’s moment has come to champion diversity

An institution’s values and commitment to inclusion are only real when tested. It is in challenging times that we decide whether we embrace those values and these are the defining moments that ultimately prove their worth. Amid a global pandemic, political upheavals, the killing of George Floyd and the subsequent movement that has flowed from …