10 September 2012
Andrew McDonald joined brands powerhouse Premier Foods as GC just as the downturn delivered it a massive blow. But he has enjoyed helping the company recover
MBAs have not been part of a lawyer’s training traditionally, but things are changing.
Russian oligarchs, price-fixing, TV trademarks and insider dealing are keeping the courts busy in a post-crunch litigation boom. Katy Dowell provides an update on 2012’s top disputes
The Lawyer reveals who has put in the highest legal bills for UK public M&A deals since the revamped Takeover Code came in a year ago
Dismissal of Camelot’s claims against the Health Lottery means it can continue its important work
A new system of land acquisition for infrastructure could speed Indonesian PPP projects
Hospital Medical Group Ltd v Westwood.  EWCA Civ 1005. Longmore LJ; Maurice Kay J; Toulson LJ. 24 July 2012
Ireland has always prided itself on its innovation and two sectors attracting large-scale global investment as a result are technology and agriculture.
Addleshaws to stick with CFAs despite Berezovsky questions
Margaret Heathcote has been appointed by RJW Slater & Gordon to lead its family practice’s London department.
Regulatory spotlight on financial services may dim as the economic climate brightens
Professional indemnity insurance is in the spotlight, with collapse and consolidation in the solicitors’ sector forcing insurers to focus on firms’ profitability
Firms may see work from football clubs flowing back as strict FIFA rules kick in
Three international law firms are making a big splash in Seoul as South Korea opens up its legal service sector, but what’s in it for the local law firm elite?
Chinese firms wanting to poach international talent can use tax as a lure
Richard Gray is director of finance and a senior member of the management team at Lester Aldridge. He has spent much of his career involved in professional partnerships including 10 years as head of finance at Bacon & Woodrow, now part of Hewitts.
Ministry rejig sees former Tory attack dog take the helm, while experienced lawyers also get chance to shine
Blame Kraft-Cadbury again. Since that politically controversial deal the Takeover Code has required that bids for UK-listed companies have to include estimates of legal fees on both the buy and sell sides.
Profession guarded in its welcome for new Lord Chancellor