Autonomy founder Mike Lynch. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Hewlett-Packard was “aggressive” in its efforts to protect former chief executive Meg Whitman after its $11 billion (€9.8 billion) acquisition of Brit(...)

People in a Huawei shop in Bangkok, Thailand: Some network operators in Europe are warning  a Huawei ban could push back deployment of 5G by as much as three years. Photograph: Athit Perawongmetha

There is a curious paradox about Huawei. It is the probably the most successful mobile phone company you never realised you used. Of those who do know(...)

Since the beginning of 2016, 1,644 English and Welsh solicitors have joined the Irish Roll of Solicitors. Photograph: iStock

More than 9 per cent of all solicitors listed in the Republic are now lawyers from England and Wales, many of whom rushed to register after the UK vot(...)

Books in the  Law Library in the Four Courts Dublin. Photograph: David Sleator

More than 9 per cent of all solicitors listed in Ireland are now lawyers from England and Wales, many of whom rushed to register after the UK voted to(...)

The Four Courts. Four-fifths of law firms who responded to a BDO international survey said they expected technology to have the greatest impact on their firms over the next five years. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

If ever there was an industry ripe for disruption it is surely the legal profession. Unlike many other sectors, however, it has tended to be a little (...)

Ken Murphy (above) director general and Simon Murphy president of the Law Society held talks with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, a London and Manchester-based legal firm on transfer. Photograph Joe St Leger

Nearly 600 solicitors in England and Wales have applied for the right to practise in the Irish courts since the Brexit vote. So far, 568 solicitor(...)

Ireland’s Law Society said last week that a record 186 solicitors from the UK were admitted to practice in Ireland in the first six months of the year, most of them citing a possible Brexit and many of them specialising in EU and competition law. (Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES)

While last week’s Brexit vote took financial markets and bookmakers by surprise, a steady stream of the UK’s antitrust lawyers had already prepared f(...)

‘Desk utilisation’ is an important factor in efficient office usage. Image: iStock

International banks will make their employees share desks as part of a drive to consolidate London office space in an effort to slash costs while reta(...)

Staff at Paddy Power’s  office in Belfield Office Park, Dublin. The bookmaker revealed last month that almost 650,000 customers were affected by a data breach in 2010.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

Jason Ferguson said the job was straightforward: buy a gambling company’s client data and flip it to a rival who could use the information to win new (...)

RBS chief executive Ross McEwan: “I welcome the . . . findings which show no evidence of the serious and damaging allegation that we had set out to deliberately defraud our business customers.” Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Royal Bank of Scotland has welcomed a report by a law firm that found no evidence of it systematically defrauding its customers and has promise(...)

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