Innovative Lawyers: Europe

In this edition: the top 50 law firms. Plus: blurring the lines of legal advice; spotlight on Ireland as Brexit nears; in-house legal teams step up; 10 leading innovators; access to justice

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The line between legal and business advice is blurring ever faster, say senior lawyers

New thinking is driving success in business and making justice more accessible

General counsel who can make their companies more efficient and competitive are highly prized

Using firms’ resources to back campaign groups makes justice more accessible for victims

Efforts to streamline operations bring benefits for clients

Lawyers expand their skills to develop novel technologies

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Technology helps reduce the document review burden but regulation is generating further demands

All change on the European front with the UK’s exit from the EU and worries remain over the long-term outlook

A revived Irish economy allowed lawyers to show their creativity in corporate transactions

A decade after the banking implosion of 2008, law firms remain in demand to navigate the fallout

As tech-focused newcomers and management consultants muscle in on legal services, law firms plan their responses

Companies caught out by disruption have been set on a new path by lawyer-led business model innovation

The awards highlight access to justice, Ireland after Brexit and original thinkers