11 June 2012
Professional indemnity cases keep hitting the court lists as settlement values continue to rise
Last month’s draft Energy Bill is the first step towards achieving the UK’s low-carbon energy ambitions
Firms unveil their tactics for dealing with the Olympic rush hour
Employment law is always popular, but what are the job prospects like?
Where an insurance policy provided for Brazilian law and jurisdiction but contained an arbitration clause providing that the seat of arbitration was in London, there was no implied choice of Brazilian law to govern the arbitration agreement and its proper law was English law because that was the law with which it had its closest and most real connection.
All eyes will be on London this summer, as this Olympics issue illustrates, but when it comes to legal market action, you’d best watch the regions.
A strong HR policy and engagement strategy has paid dividends for staff retention at the London firm
Fulbright & Jaworski has appointed former Dewey & LeBoeuf partner and co-chair of international litigation and arbitration groups Deborah Ruff as a partner.
Despite the global economy’s woes, Slaughter and May’s corporate practice has experienced its traditionally strong deal flow over the past three years.
The biggest event on earth needs the biggest and best legal support. Meet the lawyers taking on the Olympian task
Law firms thinking about listing have many obstacles to overcome before taking the plunge
Although there has been a downturn in M&A work, elections and legislative change have helped keep Serbia’s legal community busy
The TMT category in The Lawyer Awards this year has thrown up some outstanding work, with law firms breaking new ground in this fast-moving sector. By Sam Chadderton
It was surely only a matter of time. Late last month Tulkinghorn heard a rumour that Law Rocks, the legal market’s very own battle of the bands, had been put on hold while one of the competitors wrapped up a work-related conference call.
Despite the FSA’s imminent demise, the regulator is still pursuing financial wrongdoing
Birketts and Birkett Long rivalry intensifies with tit-for-tat mergers
The UK needs a new legal framework for infrastructure projects to benefit from overseas investment
Ex-Dewey partners gather their strength… in a wine bar
Top cops in blue funk as Home Secretary’s golden boy lined up for chief inspector role