Pensions: 5 things you need to know

Pension arrangements, particularly defined benefit (DB) arrangements, continue to cause major headaches for UK corporates. This is because they can impact on the full spectrum of a company’s business: from creating pressure on cash flow to limiting its ability to deliver value to shareholders and engage in certain corporate activities. Alongside this, companies have…

Uberising the legal sector

We’re excited to announce that we’ve been nominated for this year’s FT Innovative Lawyers Awards! We were selected from over 1,000 submissions and nominations, 245 more than last year, so we’re proud to have stood out from the tough competition. Our CEO, Daniel van Binsbergen, notes: “This is great news.…

Strategy and valuation roadmap: what GCs and in-house teams need to know about intangible assets

The most important assets of successful companies in the present knowledge-based economy are intangible assets (IA), primarily represented by intellectual property (IP). For many companies, intangible assets may account for up to 80% of their average market value. For start-ups and research-intensive companies, this can be even higher. For a business to be sustainable, our…

Lexoo In-House Roundup - #5

Communicating your way to influence: top tips for in-house legal teams A few months ago, Thomson Reuters organised the GC Leadership Summit, which focussed on how to become an innovative GC during times of change. Our CEO, Daniel van Binsbergen, was asked to facilitate a panel with Veena Marr (Global Head of IP at eBay)…

Client story: Koru Kids

“Lexoo helps customers find great lawyers at an affordable price. Now, I just go straight to Lexoo when I need a legal matter resolved.” Rachel Carrell, founder & CEO, Koru Kids Who are Koru Kids Koru Kids is a childcare tech startup providing exceptional childcare for families in London. Koru Kids currently provide two services:…

Lexoo In-House Roundup - #4

One year on - legal implications of Brexit It’s been one year since the historic referendum result - Article 50 has been officially triggered, negotiations have commenced in earnest and the UK begins its countdown to leaving the EU. What are the legal implications for UK companies? Jonathan Segal of Fox Williams highlights the…