Accelerating Trends in Law Firms


Consulting editor(s): Peter Zeughauser

This book will provide valuable insights and guidance on the current key trends in law firms and how best to embrace and harness them for continued success. It brings together world-renowned, skilled experts with different perspectives on the key challenges and opportunities that have arisen in the last few years, and continue to increase in importance, including diversity and inclusion, remote working, and workforce wellbeing.

Publication date: Aug 2021
ISBN: 9781787424227
Length: 200 pages
Price: £95.00

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Beneficial Ownership Registers:

The STEP Handbook for Advisers

Consulting editor(s): Paolo Panico

Beneficial ownership registers were introduced in the European Union (EU) under the 4th and 5th Anti Money Laundering Directive, with the ultimate goal of promoting increased transparency in the financial markets. This book, prepared in association with STEP and the first to comprehensively approach this topic, provides an in-depth analysis of the beneficial ownership registers legislation in a number of EU jurisdictions as well as the UK and US. 

Publication date: Oct 2021
ISBN: 9781787424142
Length: 225 pages
Price: £145.00

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Family Business and Responsible Wealth Ownership: Preparing the Next Generation


Consulting editor(s): Iraj Ispahani - Ispahani Advisory

This Special Report aims to develop a shared mindset and better understanding across and between the generations, focusing in particular on matters from the perspective of the next generation. It covers key issues pertaining to the important and often complex transitions that all families face, as well as themes which are highly relevant for wealth and business owning families at a time where there is an increasing focus on responsible capitalism. 

Publication date: Jul 2021
ISBN: 9781787425026
Length: 120 pages
Price: £75.00

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Family Governance and Surplus Wealth:

Sustaining Family Fortunes

Author(s): Russell Prior

Family Governance and Surplus Wealth: Sustaining Family Fortunes de-mystifies the topic of family governance and shows advisers and families how governance can assist with the challenges of managing and transitioning surplus wealth. It covers the characteristics and challenges of surplus wealth, why wealthy families need family governance and how family governance can help families with the successful transition of surplus wealth between the generations, and will be important reading and reference for all practitioners advising ultra-wealthy individuals and business families. 

Publication date: Jun 2021
ISBN: 9781787424869
Length: 250 pages
Price: £95.00

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Future-proof your Legal Career

10 Core Areas of Professional Development

Author(s): Clare Jones, Steve Couch , Hannah Beko

Through exploring ten core areas of professional development for lawyers, discover in this book how to unleash yourself from your barriers and future-proof your legal career today. Content covers everything from self-discovery, through to thought-leadership and pitching as well as the skills and behaviours that underpin success. It will help senior level lawyers looking to build a lasting reputation, successful practice and sustainable, balanced career and provide clarity about your value and a deeper understanding of how to develop client relationships, as well as uncovering challenges to your progress and identifying priority next steps to make everything you do more effective.

Publication date: Aug 2021
ISBN: 9781787424265
Length: 180 pages
Price: £65.00

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Global Mobility of Ultra-High-Net-Worth Individuals


Consulting editor(s): Nicola Saccardo - Maisto e Associati

This title, featuring contributions by leading private client advisers from 16 key jurisdictions worldwide, provides readers with expert guidance on the tax and legal aspects of inbound and outbound transfer of residence of ultra-high-net-worth individuals. Chapters cover the relevant law in their respective jurisdictions relating to immigration, tax, succession, and family. 

Publication date: Sep 2021
ISBN: 9781787423947
Length: 250 pages
Price: £140.00

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Hydrogen Projects: Legal and Regulatory Challenges and Opportunities


Author(s): Dalia Majumder-Russell

Hydrogen, the most abundant element in the universe is often cited as the key to unlock the decarbonisation of sectors such as transport, heating and industrial processes, while also transforming the role that renewable energy plays in the electricity mix. This Special Report considers the key legal and regulatory challenges and opportunities in developing, financing and operating hydrogen projects. Written for a legal and non-legal audience, it will appeal to those looking for a deeper understanding of the opportunities in the hydrogen sector and ways in which some of these may be realised.

Publication date: Aug 2021
ISBN: 9781787424425
Length: 90 pages
Price: £75.00

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International Arbitration of Renewable Energy Disputes


Author(s): Emma Johnson, Lucy McKenzie, Matthew Saunders

The increase in renewable energy capacity globally and the complex and relatively untested nature of renewables projects and the contracts underlying them give rise to a wide range of potential disputes. Written for both a legal and non-legal audience, in light of the increased prevelance of these disputes, this Special Report considers the scope for disputes in the renewables sector, how they can be avoided, and how arbitration can best be deployed to prevent delay and help push energy transition forward.

Publication date: Aug 2021
ISBN: 9781787424661
Length: 90 pages
Price: £75.00

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International E-Discovery:

A Global Handbook of Law and Technology, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Mark Surguy, Weightmans

International E-Discovery provides an analysis from across the globe of the different approaches to and cutting-edge techniques in the use of digital evidence in legal and regulatory contexts. This new second edition brings the reader fully up to date with what works and what has failed and where future investment is likely to be needed, as well as containing expanded geographic coverage with more professional tips on getting ahead with best practice on a country by country basis.

Publication date: Aug 2021
ISBN: 9781787424500
Length: 240 pages
Price: £155.00

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Joint Operating Agreements:

A Comparison Between the IOC and NOC Perspectives, Second Edition

Author(s): Eduardo G Pereira, Anna Ovcharova, Reg Fowler

This major work analyses the critical concerns and challenges that IOCs and NOCs face in this new type of consortium, and will ultimately suggest alternative solutions to find common ground between these parties. The new, second edition, which is written by three relevant experts in the industry, updates the previous content and addresses new hot issues like compliance, conflict of interests, corporate and social responsibility and price volatility.

Publication date: Nov 2021
ISBN: 9781787424388
Length: 300 pages
Price: £150.00

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Legal Practice Transformation Post-COVID-19


Author(s): Jonathan Fortnam, Stuart Weinstein

Legal Practice Transformation Post-COVID-19 imagines the post-COVID world for legal services and asks what has changed, what will stay the same and what values are critical to ensure the successful operation of legal teams in the post-pandemic age. It will be invaluable reading for lawyers in private practice, in-house counsel, professional support staff and all those involved in the delivery of legal services, to understand what the future of the profession will look like, and how to thrive within it.

Publication date: May 2021
ISBN: 9781787425064
Length: 90 pages
Price: £75.00

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Patent Enforcement in the UK and Trans-Pacific Countries


Consulting editor(s): Paul England, Taylor Wessing

Where there is close trade between countries regulated by a free trade agreement, there is also the need for rigorous intellectual property, in particular patent protection, especially in the pharmaceutical, biotech and telecoms sectors. This book will provide readers with a structured account of the relevant enforcement procedures and substantive patent law in each country, enabling a quick compare and contrast to be made between countries and the identification of relevant issues. In-depth country chapters featured include: US, Japan, South Korea, UK, Canada, Australia, Singapore and New Zealand.

Publication date: Oct 2021
ISBN: 9781787424746
Length: 390 pages
Price: £165.00

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Patent Subject Matter Eligibility:

A Global Guide

Consulting editor(s): Paul W Browning, Christopher C Johns and Sara A Leiman

This title explores patent-eligible subject matter across major jurisdictions and technologies. With succinct discussions of case law, patent office practices, and practical prosecution strategies, this guide is intended to help patent practitioners determine where to consider filing applications, the risks and benefits of certain claim types and language, and how to increase the strength of their clients’ global patent portfolios.

Publication date: Aug 2021
ISBN: 9781787424463
Length: 200 pages
Price: £135.00

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Private Equity Exits:

A Practical Analysis, Third Edition

Consulting editor(s): Tom Evans - Latham & Watkins

This practical guide features contributions by leading specialists (including from Latham & Watkins, Linklaters, Macfarlanes and Ropes & Gray) on a range of topics linked to the exit of private equity investments. New to the third edition is analysis on emerging and established trends impacting exit terms, including early management liquidity, the prevalence of insurance solutions and related party or fund-to-fund exits.

Publication date: Sep 2021
ISBN: 9781787424906
Length: 220 pages
Price: £180.00

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Successful Digital Transformation in Law firms:

A Question of Culture

Author(s): Isabel Parker

Written by one of the most respected leaders of law firm innovation, this book will help those contemplating or leading digital change in law firms to develop and execute a compelling digital transformation strategy. With a particular focus on the cultural and organisational challenges inherent in a law firm partnership, the book provides practical advice on how to effect meaningful and sustainable change.

Publication date: Aug 2021
ISBN: 9781787423824
Length: 200 pages
Price: £65.00

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The Agile Law Firm


Author(s): Chris Bull

This Special Report is the essential guide for every law firm leader who wants to move beyond the reactive to the strategic adoption of proven agile principles. Being able to adapt smartly to client needs, competitor threats and employee expectations are at the core of this report, which is built around a self-assessment tool and practical framework for implementing Agile. It also provides examples of Agile programme outlines for law firms large and small which can be adapted depending on individual needs. In short, this report includes everything law firm leaders need to get started on their own agile journey.

Publication date: May 2021
ISBN: 9781787424548
Length: 212 pages
Price: £95.00

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The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):

A Commentary, Second Edition

Author(s): Lukas Feiler, Nikolaus Forgó , Michaela Nebel

The GDPR, one of the toughest privacy and security laws in the world, imposes obligations onto organisations everywhere that collect or target data relating to people in the EU. This commentary provides a detailed examination of the individual articles of the GDPR and is an essential resource aimed at helping legal practitioners prepare for compliance. The second edition includes guidelines on the interpretation of the GDPR published by the European Data Protection Board as well as new case law by the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Publication date: Aug 2021
ISBN: 9781787424784
Length: 335 pages
Price: £95.00

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The In-house Counsel Compliance Companion


Author(s): Tracey Calvert

In-house counsel must be able to identify and comply with the non-negotiable regulatory and ethical duties expected of them by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. This book provides guidance on essential regulatory and ethical knowledge. The challenges of in-house practice are discussed with commentary on the tensions that might exist such as when the business is global or when business risks are not managed properly. It contains contributions from thought leaders and experts, and case studies and examples of disciplinary action are used to support your understanding of this essential topic.

Publication date: Jul 2021
ISBN: 9781787424982
Length: 200 pages
Price: £65.00

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The People Who Run Law Firms: Lessons Learned from Law Firm Leaders


Consulting editor(s): Bill Knight

This Special Report contains candid interviews with managing and senior partners of law firms large and small, from Europe and the City to the high street and Africa. By lawyers, for lawyers, it tells personal stories about their pathways to the law and gives their views on clients, management, the role of lawyers in society and the issues of the day. It will provide lasting and critical insights into the profession at this time of change and disruption.

Publication date: Jun 2021
ISBN: 9781787424623
Length: 108 pages
Price: £85.00

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Thriving in a Multi-Generational Law Firm: How to Increase Communication and Collaboration Among Lawyers


Author(s): Pamela DeNeuve, John Grimley

This Special Report identifies the conflicts between the different generations currently working in law firms, which, if they continue on their current trajectory, will compromise the long-held traditions and culture within the legal profession. It will address how generational differences set up conflicts between colleagues and will promote different ways to create positive change and harmony within firms. It contains a key analysis of why associates leave, the cost of turnover (which is in the billions of dollars), and what law firms can do to increase retention and productivity.  

Publication date: Nov 2021
ISBN: 9781787425101
Length: 90 pages
Price: £75.00

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Trade Secret Protection:

A Global Guide, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Trevor Cook - WilmerHale

Edited by leading IP practitioner Trevor Cook, this important title demystifies the law of trade secrets in over 30 jurisdictions, covering substantive and procedural aspects of both criminal and civil law and exploring the final remedies available under each. Designed to provide clear, comprehensive and practical guidance, this is a powerful tool for anyone requiring a broader and fuller understanding of trade secret protection globally.

Publication date: Dec 2021
ISBN: 9781787424586
Length: 525 pages
Price: £155.00

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