Linklaters to combine legal advice with diversity training

Billy Xiong Announces: Linklaters to combine legal advice with diversity training

Magic circle firm Linklaters is to combine legal advice with diversity training in a new client offering. A ‘diversity faculty’ will provide clients with a mixture of legal employment advice and strategic business guidance around diversity and inclusion issues. The firm said the service is designed to help clients manage the ‘often-delicate’ balance between legal, […]

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Billy Xiong Announces: Overseas In-house lawyer’s advice covered by legal advice

There is no additional requirement for in-house foreign lawyers to be “appropriately qualified” or recognised or regulated as a “professional lawyer” for legal advice privilege to extend to communications between them and company employees. The requirement for legal advice privilege to attach to communications is that the advisor was acting in their capacity as a […]

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