London & The World Issue 4 | February 2017

Welcome to London & The World. This bulletin is designed to bring you the latest comment and analysis on the topics most relevant to you and your clients.

Brexit: the White Paper

The UK government recently published its white paper on Brexit. Perhaps it should have been called its red, white and blue paper on Brexit. The document sets out the government’s plans for how we will leave the European Union. Read more.

Introducing Mishcon International: Middle East

Following the launch of Mishcon International: Asia in November last year, Mishcon de Reya has now launched Mishcon International: Middle East – a dedicated microsite featuring curated content most relevant to the audience in the region. Read more.

Data IQ: Adam Rose discusses current worldwide data protection issues

Adam Rose, a partner and data protection lead at Mishcon de Reya LLP tests the temperature of data protection worldwide and discusses how recent political upheavals on both sides of the Atlantic will shape future policy. Read more.

Denial: In Defence of Truth

On April 11 2000 judgment was delivered in the Irving v Lipstadt case. Historian and author Deborah Lipstadt, represented by Mishcon de Reya lawyers Anthony Julius and James Libson, had won. The events of that trial now form the basis of a film written by Sir David Hare. Read more.

Mishcon de Reya’s Mayfair Private unveils Dubai subsidiary

Mayfair Private, an independent, high-end private client advisory business launched in 2014 by Mishcon de Reya has unveiled a wholly-owned subsidiary in Dubai. Read more.

Hooi Ling Tan of Grab on FT World Tech Founders podcast

The second in a series of podcasts supported by Mishcon de Reya has been launched on The series, Financial Times World Tech Founders, will feature technology entrepreneurs in emerging markets. Read more.

Nick West talks to Artificial Lawyer about the launch of MDR LAB

Artificial Lawyer caught up with Nick West, Chief Strategy Officer of London-based law firm, Mishcon de Reya, which has become the first UK firm to set up its own legal tech incubator. Read more.

Inside IP: UPC to open its doors for business in December 2017?

Following the UK Government’s surprise announcement in November 2016 that it was proceeding with plans to ratify the Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement, the UPC Preparatory Committee has issued an important statement on the likely timetable. Read more.