1 October 2012

The Lawyer

  • 200 nuggets of gold

    1-Oct-2012

  • A bigger, better UK 200

    1-Oct-2012

    The Lawyer’s most comprehensive report on the legal market is now available online

  • A power of good

    1-Oct-2012

    Malaysian investment in Battersea power station is indicative of the country’s growing influence both internationally and as a regional force

  • Deutsche Bank unveils revamped global panel

    1-Oct-2012

    White & Case is among a raft of firms to be reappointed to Deutsche Bank’s global legal panel following a review of the German banking giant’s list of advisers.

  • Dewey dues

    1-Oct-2012

    Many Dewey ex-partners have paid into the contribution plan; some still have not

  • Field Fisher partner heads to SNR Denton in wake of public sector cuts

    2-Oct-2012

    SNR Denton has added to its London technology and outsourcing practice with the hire of Field Fisher Waterhouse (FFW) partner Andrew Lucas, a specialist in public procurement.

  • Firm favourite

    1-Oct-2012

    Kazakhstan is becoming a bright spot in the global market for legal services

  • Get set, go

    1-Oct-2012

    What happens when barristers embrace direct access? Their chambers becomes the fastest-rising set in The Lawyer’s Bar Top 30. We look at the rise and rise of Monckton

  • IBA Conference 2012: Dublin

    1-Oct-2012

    No-one would devise a week-long programme of business card swapping and drinking. One needs a defensible pretext. For the IBA, the pretext is the series of workshops and lectures delivered in precisely the sort of slightly darkened environment that the schmoozing excesses of the previous night demand.

  • Job Watch: Professional indemnity/negligence

    1-Oct-2012

    As the number of claims continues to rise, the demand for legal expertise in professional indemnity and negligence cases is clearly also on the up.

  • K&L Gates boss still thinking big after all these years

    1-Oct-2012

    Peter Kalis, longstanding chairman of ever-expanding US firm K&L Gates, has just signed up for yet another four-year term in the job. Does the man never fancy a break? Lucy Burton finds out

  • Moves: 1 October 2012

    1-Oct-2012

    Bird & Bird has taken on IP partner Allan Poulter from Field Fisher Waterhouse (FFW). He brings experience in trademarks, brand clearance, protection, exploitation and enforcement. Poulter spent some time heading FFW’s India desk and says that Bird & Bird’s global reach was a big factor in the move.

  • Of medals and meddling

    1-Oct-2012

    Political imperatives may lead to G4S paying a high price for the London 2012 security fiasco

  • On a rock and roll

    1-Oct-2012

    Funds, gaming and financial services make up much of the work available in tiny Gibraltar.

  • Preparing to make a smooth exit

    1-Oct-2012

    At times like these, when partners are being asked to leave firms, it’s wise to ensure you’re prepared

  • Protect and don’t survive

    1-Oct-2012

    Offshore litigation boom will be just a bubble unless jurisdictions dump protectionism

  • Telefonica UK GC: Ring cycle

    1-Oct-2012

    The mobile technology sector is moving so fast that Telefonica UK counsel Edward Smith is always on call

  • The Lawyer Management: Higgs & Sons

    1 October 2012

    Glyn Morris has been the financial director of West Midlands-based firm Higgs & Sons since 2006. He has previously held roles at Wragge & Co, where he was a financial controller for seven years.

  • Upsetting the balance of power

    1-Oct-2012

    An opt-out collective action regime to encourage claims against cartels is easier said than done

  • View from the top

    1-Oct-2012

    Although half of the Scottish top 20 firms saw revenues decrease in 2011-12, some have benefited from tough decisions made earlier in the recession

  • Vogue element

    1-Oct-2012

    An arbitration partner is this year’s must-have

  • Walk and talk

    30-Sep-2012

    Herbies scotches redundancy whispers as three HK lawyers leave

  • Work Life Quiz: Catherine Drinnan, Latham & Watkins

    1-Oct-2012