From Legal Adviser to Crisis Manager: How Lawyers are Responding to Clients' Pandemic Panic
awyers assisting clients in times of crisis is nothing new.
Clients have long encountered major issues such as cyber attacks, product recall notices, and whistleblowing matters.
But the COVID-19 pandemic presents huge, unfamiliar challenges. With the global economy being plunged into turmoil, business leaders are facing a potentially terminal threat, and clients are facing what one Magic Circle partner calls "a new anxiety... one that most have never felt".