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The coronavirus pandemic has forced the legal profession to make huge adjustments as it deals with the global health and economic crisis brought on by COVID-19. In this collection, Law.com International brings you stories about what global law firms, corporate law departments and others in the legal community are doing to adapt to a changing new world.

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In the space of 11 months, Europe has been transformed in a way no one could have forecast. Close to half a million people on the continent have died from COVID, retail and services empires have fallen to rack and ruin, countless millions have lost their jobs, and all this amid social and political discord. 

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Linda A. Thompson

Linda A. Thompson is the Brussels-based correspondent for Law.com International. She writes about legal and regulatory issues related to the EU and the European Commission, as well as about lawyers and legal issues in Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands. Her coverage includes the business of law at global and domestic law firms and in-house legal departments. and the impact of regulatory decisions on law firms and global companies. She can be reached at [email protected]

Anne Bagamery

Anne Bagamery is the Paris-based correspondent for Law.com International. She writes about lawyers and legal issues in France and elsewhere in Europe. Her coverage includes the business of law, global and domestic law firms, in-house legal departments and regulatory issues. She can be reached at [email protected] and on Twitter: @abagamery.

Hannah Roberts

Hannah joined Legal Week in May 2018 after finishing her degree at Kingston University. Her areas of focus are corporate, M&A, private equity and restructuring at UK and City-based US law firms.

Eva von Schaper

Eva von Schaper is the Germany-based correspondent for Law.com International. She writes about lawyers and legal issues in Germany and elsewhere in Europe. Her coverage includes the business of law, global and domestic law firms, in-house legal departments and regulatory issues. She can be reached at [email protected]

Krishnan Nair

Krishnan is Deputy Editor at Law.com International. A qualified solicitor, he has written for a number of publications and information providers, including the Financial Times and LexisNexis, joining Law.com in May 2018. He covers a variety of City and international law firms as well as disputes and white collar crime.

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