News & Insights

Articles and thought leadership from our alternative legal and compliance services team.

Wealth Management: are you on top of the current challenges?

The FCA is turning its spotlight onto the Wealth Management & Financial Advice sectors with a number of high profile challenges in different areas.

FCA's probe of advice charges carries across retail finance

Following the FCA investigation into ongoing service charges and a ‘fair value’ for consumers Simon Collins offered his thoughts to a Reuters Regulatory Intelligence article.

Konexo appoints Sophie Espinasse as Head of Client Learning

Sophie will lead our financial services training and learning proposition delivering regulatory, compliance and complex behavioural change training to financial institutions.

Konexo appoints former KPMG UK Executive Committee member

Karen Briggs brings three decades of financial services regulatory and technology knowledge to Konexo

Supporting the Evolution of In-house Legal Teams

As the role of in-house legal teams shifts towards the center of business decision making, the support needed from its law firms and ALSPs is changing.

How Modern Legal Tech is Managing Workflow Across Businesses

The legal technology landscape has transformed dramatically over the last few years.

Reflections on Legal Managed Services

At Konexo, we have developed an approach that engages with a broad spectrum of client challenges.

Artificially Intelligent Trademarks

AI is disrupting the underlying principles of trademark law and the courts may well have to grapple with some interesting issues if AI becomes increasingly involved in purchasing decisions.

Konexo expands strategic support for in-house and c-suite

Former Credit Suisse APAC GC and Group Deputy Chief Compliance Officer joins to advise financial services clients

Win at The British Legal Awards

Konexo is named Alternative Legal Service Provider of the Year 2023

Konexo develops strategic support for in-house teams

Konexo is capitalising on the skills of a number of former senior general counsel and heads of legal operations who have held recent and significant roles at large listed and private corporates.

Chambers & Partners: Konexo maintains Band 1

Konexo has been ranked since the Chambers & Partners Alternative Legal Service Provider Guide launched in 2020.

Helping to lighten the load in Asia

Joan Oh, Head of Konexo Asia explores the tightening of resource for lawyers in both private practice and in-house.

Reworking trade mark portfolio management

Kate Ellis, Head of the Branding Group explores how to manage your trade mark portfolios efficiently utilizing robust diary management solutions, outsourcing, and IT flexibility.

Buying technology right, first time

Bret Aubin, Head of Legal Managed Services, provides a detailed insight into buying technology right, how to get the most value from the process, and understanding what you want.

Are lawyers with AI better than lawyers without?

Babar Hayat and Matthew Scott, Technologists, consider the impact of technology, specifically ChatGPT, on the legal sector and whether this is a significant step towards transforming our industry.

Knowledge: the lifeblood of an organization

As organizations become increasingly globalized, more complex and embrace different ways of working, it’s important to be able to access core knowledge as efficiently as possible.

Prodigal Data

This article focuses on how corporates can use legal data, once it has been extracted, to deliver more value with fewer inputs.

British Steel Pension Scheme: financial detriment

How do you quantify financial detriment? David Robinson, Regulatory Director, discusses.

Konexo Malaysia growth

Konexo's growth across Asia continues!

An interview with new Partner, Francesca Turquet

Francesca talks about her experiences in private practice and as an in-house lawyer throughout globetrotting career which took her across Amsterdam, New York, and eventually back to London and into the ALSP market.

Interim Resource: Thoughts from our clients and consultants

Four in-house legal leaders tell us about their experiences, perceptions and predictions for the future of alternative legal services and interim resourcing.

Repapering: Beware the grey swan!

Repapering is a bona fide nightmare for in-house legal departments. Firms hit hardest are those with large customer and vendor bases and, if the sector is heavily regulated, the peril is greater still

Making your mark in the Metaverse... it's not just a game

For consumer facing brands the Metaverse presents opportunities, challenges and uncertainties in equal measure. In this article, we consider the implications for brand owners in this new augmented reality.

How smart contracts are changing the legal industry

By Babar Hayat, Head of Technology and Transformation, Konexo and Craig Rogers, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland

Unprecedented double-win at The Lawyer Awards 2022

Konexo wins Law Company of the Year and Eversheds Sutherland wins Law Firm of the Year

Chambers & Partners: Konexo is Band 1

Konexo builds on its Band 1 status in the 2022 ALSP Guide

Francesca Turquet joins as Partner

Konexo sets ambitions with international banking appointment

The importance of watching Dear CEO letters

Simon Collins talks to Shares Magazine about the FCA's Dear CEO letters

Perspectives: May Lim, Chief Healing Officer

Konexo alumnus May Lim discusses the transition from corporate law to therapeutic yoga

British Steel Pension Scheme: What’s all the fuss about?

David Robinson discusses the history behind the British Steel pension scheme and where the FCA now stand

Demystifying contract lifecycle management

An organization’s ability to manage contract activity effectively is crucial to its success.

Back to the future: The science and fiction of legal tech

We want our clients to enjoy increased productivity at reduced costs and lower levels of operational risk.

Recent trends in interim legal resourcing

We are seeing a growing number of GCs turn to interim lawyers as they consider what the structure and size of the team should be over the next 18-24 months.

How to make your mark in 2022

Kate Ellis, Head of the Branding Group, looks back at the key issues which have impacted brand protection over the past 12 months and looks forward to consider the likely themes coming in 2022.

Perspectives: Hannu Mikkola, Senior Legal Consultant

Eversheds Sutherland alumnus Hannu Mikkola shares insights on interim consulting

Enhancing our conduct capabilities in the FS Sector

Konexo welcomes David Robinson as Regulatory Director

Refining derivatives data for the world’s biggest banks

Konexo and LIKEZERO strike up partnership

Building a resilient in-house operating model

For transactional banking

Konexo expands Band 1 Global Rankings

With Chambers and Partners 2021 ALSP Guide

A mindset for innovation

Using Microsoft 365 software to increase efficiency and drive continuous improvement

Learning to work within the new normal

A new era for large scale project delivery?

Think bigger with integrated workflows

The technology to build end-toend workflows exists today say Konexo technologist Matthew Scott & Ed Wilson, CEO of Autologyx

Konexo US new Head of Legal Resourcing Lisa Carlin

Eversheds Sutherland Adds Lisa Carlin as Head of Legal Resourcing for Konexo US

Is there a hole in your bucket?

Poor contract management means you might be losing up to 9% of your annual revenue. Babar Hayat explains how to plug the leaks.

The O shaped lawyer

Our pilot with Network Rail

Resource: (budget/volume + skill set) = Interim Solution

James Lewindon explains why companies are turning to interim legal talent

Konexo's quest to dominate Digital Transformation

Konexo features in The Lawyer

Konexo launches first global legal resourcing app

Designed for consultants

Stop re-papering over the cracks

With three “tidal waves” about to hit global banking and financial services, now is a good time to care about how you tackle amendments to contracts

Six ways to protect your brand

Kate Ellis, Head of The Branding Group explains how to retain brand integrity in a COVID-19 world

Digital Transformation: ignore the tech to begin with

How to tackle digital transformation and help your teams produce more for less

Why organizations are leveraging CSS providers

Corporate Secretarial Service Providers are in high demand

Konexo highly commended in FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2020

We featured in the FT Innovative Lawyers Europe Report

Konexo celebrates its one-year anniversary

Marking a year in business

Eversheds Sutherland's UK Branding Group joins Konexo

The Branding Group joins Konexo UK

Eversheds Sutherland launches Konexo in the US

Providing Alternative Legal and Compliance Services

COVID-19: Directors duties and liabilities

A look in to the Director's role and solutions to achieve clarity

Homeworking presents new internal fraud risks

Sally Felton, Director Fraud Risk Management and Steve Smith, Partner feature in The Times

Konexo boosts legal services team with new appointment

Trystan Richards joins as Legal Services Director

Konexo achieves Band 1 Global ranking, Chambers and Partners

We have ranked in Alternative Legal Service Providers 2020

COVID-19: Using fraud prevention controls

How to use fraud prevention controls to protect your business from scams

Resourcing+: Konexo launches new hourly resourcing model

New Resourcing+ service gives clients ultimate flexibility with interim support

COVID-19: the FCA clarifies obligations

Including compliance officers and MLROs

COVID-19: the impact of coronavirus on how lawyers operate

David Saunders and Richard Hill share insights on the changing legal function

How can Financial Services and inhouse teams adopt tech?

A look in to the next decade

The need to do more with less

Legal technology is part of the answer

Konexo, Grant Thornton UK LLP & DXC Technology collaboration

Collaboration focusing on IBOR transition challenges

Graham Richardson named in The Lawyer Hot 100 2020

Graham Richardson, Head of Konexo Int, named in The Lawyer's Hot 100 2020 list

Konexo launches its transformative Konexo Hub

New legal-tech based portal designed to support in-house counsel

SMCR rollout: are you ready? 5 key points to check

On 9 December 2019, the senior managers and certification regime (SMCR) will be extended across the financial services sector.

Coaching for success in a changing business environment

An article exploring the benefits of business coaching in a constantly evolving business landscape

Konexo bolsters its market-leading technology credentials

Babar Hayat joins as new Head of Product, Technology Innovation and Transformation

Konexo appointed by Network Rail to streamline legal matter

A major new business win for Konexo as it expands its alternative legal services business

Technological transformation is firmly on GCs' agenda

Our latest report finds technological transformation is a high priority for General Counsel

The rise of Legal Operations

The evolving brief of Legal Operations. The growing pressure on legal teams to do more with...

Konexo builds on its challenge to the Big 4

Strategic appointment of Brett Aubin as Managing Director for Regulatory Response

The legal function 2.0 – staffing for the future

A convergence of developments in the legal world is influencing the profile...

Ringing the changes in corporate legal services

The rise of the alternative providers. To paraphrase numerous people – if organizations...

Legal entity management: the case for global outsourcing

As in-house corporate secretarial, legal and compliance functions are called upon...

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