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Threats to profitability and opportunities for growth: A survey amongst the UK’s top 100 law firms

Thursday 24th Apr 2014

Thursday 24th Apr 2014

What do finance directors view as the most significant threats to commercial law firms’ profitability in the year ahead, and conversely, what are the key areas of growth? Thomson Reuters recently posed these questions, among others, to finance directors at […]

Thomson Reuters launches third edition of O. P. Malhotra’s “The Law and Practice of Arbitration and Conciliation”

Thursday 10th Apr 2014

Thursday 10th Apr 2014

Early this week, Thomson Reuters released the third edition of O. P. Malhotra’s “The Law and Practice of Arbitration and Conciliation” written by Indu Malhotra, senior advocate for the Supreme Court of India. The book launch was officiated by the Honorable Chief Justice […]

Patrick Hurley reflects on LawTech Futures 2014 in London

Monday 7th Apr 2014

Monday 7th Apr 2014

In this guest post, Patrick Hurley, vice president of Global Implementation at Thomson Reuters Elite, reflects on his recent presentation at the LawTech Futures 2014 conference in London, England. LawTech Futures grows bigger, more varied, more interesting and more inspirational every […]

FTSE 100 companies’ legal liabilities jump by 12 percent in 2013

Friday 14th Feb 2014

Friday 14th Feb 2014

Recent analysis by Thomson Reuters concludes that the legal liabilities reported by FTSE 100 companies climbed 12 percent in 2013 to £24.6bn ($42bn) up from £22.1bn ($37bn) in the previous year. This increase has been driven by a sharp jump in […]

Extradition requests from the US almost double in a year

Monday 28th Oct 2013

Monday 28th Oct 2013

There has been an almost doubling in the number of arrests in the United Kingdom of individuals for extradition to the United States over the last 12 months, says Sweet & Maxwell, the legal information provider and part of Thomson […]

Thomson Reuters welcomes OFT clearance of Practical Law Company deal

Thursday 28th Mar 2013

Thursday 28th Mar 2013

Thomson Reuters today announced that it has received formal clearance from the Office of Fair Trading (“OFT”) for its completed acquisition of Practical Law Company. The acquisition brings together the world class legal information and tools of Thomson Reuters with […]

Legal liabilities soar 22% for UK’s leading companies

Thursday 21st Feb 2013

Thursday 21st Feb 2013

The legal liabilities reported by UK-based companies listed on the FTSE 100 index jumped by 22% in 2012 to £22.1 billion, up from £18.2 billion in the previous year, according to an analysis by Thomson Reuters Sweet & Maxwell business. […]

Latest mobile solution inspired by needs of commercial and in-house lawyers

Thursday 11th Oct 2012

Thursday 11th Oct 2012

The new solution, Global Business Law, is a native iPad® app that will connect practitioners to the law in 160 countries and in 46 different practice areas. Its creation was inspired by the needs of lawyers working in commercial law, […]

Thomson Reuters Foundation hosts first annual TrustLaw Awards

Tuesday 6th Dec 2011

Tuesday 6th Dec 2011

Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the winners of the first annual TrustLaw Awards. These are held in recognition of the best TrustLaw pro bono projects […]

Women in the Law & Judiciary event in Dubai underscores importance of women practitioners in UAE law

Wednesday 23rd Nov 2011

Wednesday 23rd Nov 2011

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts and the region’s leading legal research experts, Thomson Reuters Westlaw Gulf, held the first “Women in the Law & Judiciary” panel discussion in the region this week. “Attracting and retaining women in the legal […]