The Montfort Communications team explore how reputation management plays a crucial part in determining who is the ‘right winner’ or the ‘wronged loser’ in high profile litigation. Chancery Lane Chats features interviews with leading lawyers, journalists and business leaders who have found themselves at the centre of a dispute. They all have one thing in common: a perspective which can deliver insights into why litigation communication matters. Tune in to our office on the junction where Fleet Street and Chancery Lane meet in the heart of London, as we explore the intersection of law, journalism and crisis management.
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Jasper Helder on Navigating the Enterprise Act 2002 and the National Security and Investment Act 2021
Don’t miss Jasper Helder, senior partner at Akin Gump, and one of the most experienced professionals advising on national security, trade policy and export controls issues in the country. Jasper discusses the 2002 Enterprise Act, and the new National Security and Investment Act which will come into force in January 2022.
What the Enterprise Act 2002 was meant to do
The merging control thresholds
National pride versus national security
National Security & Investment Act
How to mitigate national security concerns
Bringing Court Dress into the 21st Century
Karlia Lykourgou is a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers. She was called to the bar in 2013 and specialises in criminal defence cases. However, in 2020, she founded Ivy & Normanton, the first legal outfitter specialising in legal attire for women, with the aim of portraying real women and a diverse image of what it means to be a woman in law.
Launching Ivy & Normanton
The importance of court wear
What it means to be a diverse woman in law
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Lord Bernard Hogan-Howe On Policing And The Media
Lord Bernard Hogan-Howe is the former Commissioner for the Metropolitan Police. Currently he’s an adviser to the Financial Crime department at city law firm Rosenblatt. What you might not know is that he has made an arrest at every single rank, has ridden a horse at the Grand National, and has ridden a police horse at every London football ground during his term.
David Marchant of OffshoreAlert On Life As An Investigative Journalist
David Marchant is an investigative journalist, the founder and editor of OffshoreAlert, the leading online portal for news on insolvencies, disputes and other problems in high value cross border finance. He discusses getting kicked out of Bermuda, starting OffshoreAlert, dealing with being sued and death threats, and the moral and ethical boundaries he won’t cross as an investigative journalist.
Susan Dunn On Pioneering Litigation Funding In The UK
What made renowned litigation funding pioneer, Susan Dunn, founder of Harbour Litigation Funding, get into the business in the first place? In this Chancery Lane Chat, Susan shares her fascinating journey into litigation funding, the cases she’s most proud of, what Harbour looks for in a claim, and how litigators can access funding from Harbour. Download and listen to find out more.
Tracey Dovaston On Working In Corporate and Regulatory Investigations
Tracy Dovaston is partner at Boies Schiller Flexner, with over two decades experience in financial services regulatory investigations, and corporate investigations and disputes. What has been Tracey’s experience working in the traditionally male dominated area of investigations? And why is it mainly men who are attracted to it? And finally, what is Tracey’s top tip for women in law? Don’t miss all this and more in this special International Women’s Day episode.