Guest comment: How are law firms retaining the top talent?

Guest comment: How are law firms retaining the top talent?

Nathan Peart, managing director of the Associate Practice Group at Major, Lindsey & Africa, analyses associate retention The race to recruit and fill multiple vacancies in 2021 was a surprise to all after the first year of the pandemic. Law firms were busy across several practice areas and keen to attract the brightest and best …

Sponsored briefing: As data breach becomes a battleground for class action litigation, companies need to take a risk-based approach to cyber security

Sponsored briefing: As data breach becomes a battleground for class action litigation, companies need to take a risk-based approach to cyber security

The pandemic and GDPR regimes have heightened the litigation risk presented by data breaches and other cyber security issues in recent years. Cyber attacks have grown in number and sophistication as businesses relied more than ever on technology to deliver their products and as remote working became the norm. According to a UK government report1, …

Sponsored foreword: What’s next for M&A?

Sponsored foreword: What’s next for M&A?

The key question at the present time is ‘what’s next for M&A’? Ever since the financial crisis, the M&A market has been strong, driven by a favourable economic backdrop, a large pool of liquidity and fundamental structural dynamics being driven by digitalisation and more recently by the move towards net zero. This strength in activity …