AI and the Legal Profession

Transforming the Future of Law

Author(s): Uwais Iqbal, Josh Kubicki, Sondra Rebenchuk, Cat Casey, Jennifer Leonard, Allison Williams, Nerushka Bowan, Gilad Katzav, Natalie Pierce, Valerie Saintot, Ilona Logvinova, Stephanie Goutos

AI and the Legal Profession: Transforming the Future of Law explores the profound impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on the legal industry and the transformative possibilities it offers. As AI technologies advance at an unprecedented pace, the book delves into how they are reshaping the practice of law, challenging traditional models, and unlocking new opportunities for legal professionals.

Written by leading experts at the intersection of AI and law, this book serves as a comprehensive guide for legal professionals, technologists, and policymakers, and equips readers with the knowledge and insights needed to navigate the rapidly evolving landscape, embrace AI's potential, and harness its power to shape the future of law.

Publication date: Oct 2023
ISBN: 9781787429918
Length: 150 pages
Price: £149.00

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Turnaround Management:

Unlocking and Preserving Value in Distressed Businesses, Second Edition

Author(s): Alan Tilley

Following the highly regarded first edition, this second edition of Turnaround Management covers important legislative changes since 2018 and their significant effect on turnaround practice, particularly the EU Directive on Restructuring and Insolvency 2019 and the UK’s Corporate Insolvency and Restructuring Act 2020. It covers, among other things:

  • the evolution of turnaround;
  • the influence of the United States Bankruptcy Code’s Chapter 11 on European turnaround; and
  • the influence of US turnaround practice on driving change from default insolvency to a better balance of debtor and creditor interests to unlock and preserve going-concern value in distressed businesses.

Publication date: Dec 2023
ISBN: 9781787429826
Length: 220 pages
Price: £125.00

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The Modern In-house Lawyer:

Optimising Relationships for Growth and Success in an ESG Environment

Author(s): Ciarán Fenton

This book shows how in-house lawyers across the world can better manage their relationships with themselves and others, and how their client organisations can reciprocate. The main theme throughout is that reframing relationships, and then making small changes in them, can together have a big impact on individual fulfilment, organisations and society. Written by Ciarán Fenton, it provides in-house lawyers at all levels, members of the c-suite and private practice lawyers with the principles, tools and models to manage their key relationships and enhance their work.

Publication date: Dec 2023
ISBN: 9781787429529
Length: 160 pages
Price: £95.00

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Innovation in Law Firms:

Implementing Successful Projects

Author(s): Stuart Whittle, Catriona Wolfenden

This book focuses on implementing innovation and the innovation process in a law firm, from pilot to adoption and everything in between (whether that be within the law firm itself or undertaken by the law firm’s clients). Divided into four parts to reflect the innovation lifecycle of examine, explore, develop and reflect, this book is a practical guide for those starting or doing innovation in law firms. Whether at the start or part way through an innovation journey, this book allows readers to dip in and out providing guidance on specific issues as they arise as part of the innovation lifecycle.

Publication date: Jan 2024
ISBN: 9781787429550
Length: 200 pages
Price: £95.00

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Crypto Assets in Trusts and Foundations

Consulting editor(s): Niklas Schmidt and Ross Belhomme

In such a rapidly evolving arena Crypto Assets in Trusts and Foundations provides a detailed roadmap to navigating the use of this new asset class in trusts and foundations, as well as offering guidance and insight relating to compliance with the respective legal rules. User-friendly and comprehensive, it will make essential reading for trustees, board members of foundations, wealth managers, lawyers, tax professionals, family offices, high-net-worth individuals and, indeed, anyone keen to embrace the emerging landscape of crypto assets.

Publication date: Feb 2024
ISBN: 9781787429888
Length: 366 pages
Price: £195.00

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The Global ESG Handbook

A Guide for Practitioners

Consulting editor(s): Paul Davies, Latham & Watkins

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are increasingly considered as core business priorities for companies, boards and investors, with ESG representing an area of significant opportunity for many. Navigating the broad range of topics that fall under ESG, including regulatory developments, political impacts and stakeholder sentiment, requires multidisciplinary and global expertise from experienced practitioners.

Featuring cross-jurisdictional insight, this important title covers a range of ESG topics in depth, containing contributions from leading legal professionals, industry experts and consultants. The book firstly discusses ‘what is ESG?’ before covering areas including supply chain topics, financial regulatory impacts, ESG disclosure obligations, M&A and private equity, among many other important subjects.

Publication date: Mar 2024
ISBN: 9781787429765
Length: 200 pages
Price: £125.00

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Culture in Law Firms: Best Practices for Engagement and Retention in a Hybrid World

Author(s): Naomi Beard Nelson, Mary Ellen Connerty and Michelle Egan

Shaping Culture in Law Firms examines how this rapid shift has affected law firms, explores post-pandemic law firm management trends, and explains how law firm leaders can cultivate strong bonds within the firm and with clients, as well as retain and engage top talent. Crucial to all this is the integration of effective diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I), wellbeing and engagement strategies.

This Special Report looks at the lessons learned during the pandemic and how they can help refine law firm management approaches.

Publication date: Mar 2024
ISBN: 9781787429284
Length: 100 pages
Price: £95.00

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Private Equity

A Transactional Analysis, Fifth Edition

Consulting editor(s): Chris Hale, Travers Smith LLP

This practical fifth edition introduces the world of private equity not just from a UK perspective, but also that of key European jurisdiction and the US. It explains its rise and recent dynamics, and explores the key ingredients of private equity transactions and the technical issues associated with them. Featuring fully updated chapters by leading private equity practitioners, the book includes high-level analysis of private equity fund structures, equity and debt finance, acquisition documentation, due diligence, tax structuring, and public-to-privates.

Publication date: Mar 2024
ISBN: 9781787429734
Length: 245 pages
Price: £225.00

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European Securitisation

A Practitioner’s Guide to Principles and Jurisdictions

Consulting editor(s): Dominic Griffiths, Mayer Brown International LLP

While many overarching principles of securitisation transactions such as asset classes, regulatory capital requirements and off-balance sheet accounting can be geographically agnostic, each transaction is subject to varying local rules and regulations specific to the jurisdiction(s) in which it is taking place. As such, navigating the myriad of legal, regulatory and accounting requirements necessitates a wide range of expertise, with specialists in one field still required to have a broad understanding of others. European Securitisation offers a comprehensive overview of the key structural and geographical aspects of securitisation transactions across Europe.

Publication date: Mar 2024
ISBN: 9781787429581
Length: 354 pages
Price: £245.00

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