Marie Bernard named new CEO of Dentons’ Nextlaw Labs

Dec 15, 2017 Marie Bernard has been named as the new CEO of Nextlaw Labs, a startup-accelerator arm of Dentons. Bernard previously served as director of innovation for Dentons’ European region. She will be based in Berlin and will take over the Nextlaw Labs CEO position from Dan Jansen, who will remain with Nextlaw Ventures as CEO. In her new position as Nextlaw Labs CEO, Bernard will focus on the development of Nextlaw Labs 2.0, along with new capabilities for the firm’s clients. Nextlaw Labs was launched as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dentons in 2015. Comments and more »

Royds Withy King delays partner profit distribution

Dec 14, 2017 Royds Withy King has announced that the firm plans to delay a planned distribution of partner profits. The move follows last year’s merger between Royds and Withy King. According to managing partner Graham Street,…

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Slaughters announces bonuses and pay raises

Dec 13, 2017 Slaughter and May has announced salary increases and bonuses for the firm’s associates. The firm will award bonuses of 9 to 16 per cent to associates who receive performance ratings correlated to good or exceptional…

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Clifford Chance launches global tech group

Dec 13, 2017 Clifford Chance has established a global technology group, as the firm seeks to keep up with innovations in the industry. The tech group follows the style of similar groups within Big Four accounting firms. The new…

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