10 September 2012

The Lawyer

  • Business studies

    10-Sep-2012

    MBAs have not been part of a lawyer’s training traditionally, but things are changing.

  • Case of the week: Health

    10-Sep-2012

  • Cases in point

    10-Sep-2012

    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

  • Earning curve

    10-Sep-2012

    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

  • Good news for good causes

    10 September 2012

    Dismissal of Camelot’s claims against the Health Lottery means it can continue its important work

  • Indonesian PPPs in the fast lane

    10 September 2012

    A new system of land acquisition for infrastructure could speed Indonesian PPP projects

  • Judgment call: 10 September 2012

    10-Sep-2012

    Hospital Medical Group Ltd v Westwood. [2012] EWCA Civ 1005. Longmore LJ; Maurice Kay J; Toulson LJ. 24 July 2012

  • Land of the giants

    10-Sep-2012

    Ireland has always prided itself on its innovation and two sectors attracting large-scale global investment as a result are technology and agriculture.

  • Loser’s winning strategy

    10-Sep-2012

    Addleshaws to stick with CFAs despite Berezovsky questions

  • Moves: 10 September 2012

    10 September 2012

    Margaret Heathcote has been appointed by RJW Slater & Gordon to lead its family practice’s London department.

  • Policing in good times and bad

    10 September 2012

    Regulatory spotlight on financial services may dim as the economic climate brightens

  • Premier Foods GC: Brand aid

    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

  • Profit for purpose

    10-Sep-2012

    Professional indemnity insurance is in the spotlight, with collapse and consolidation in the solicitors’ sector forcing insurers to focus on firms’ profitability

  • Re-boot

    10-Sep-2012

    Firms may see work from football clubs flowing back as strict FIFA rules kick in

  • Seoul searching

    10-Sep-2012

    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?

  • Take-home advantage

    10-Sep-2012

    Chinese firms wanting to poach international talent can use tax as a lure

  • The Lawyer Management: Lester Aldridge

    10 September 2012

    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.

  • The right wing stuff at the MoJ

    10-Sep-2012

    Ministry rejig sees former Tory attack dog take the helm, while experienced lawyers also get chance to shine

  • Time to trim due diligence

    10-Sep-2012

    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.

  • Top-job insecurity

    10-Sep-2012

    Profession guarded in its welcome for new Lord Chancellor