11 November 2013

The Lawyer

  • Brazil: Goals

    11-Nov-2013

    Despite public discontent Brazil is showing it is rich in opportunity, spurred on by its hosting of the FIFA World Cup and the Rio Olympics

  • Bulgaria: Eye of the storm

    11-Nov-2013

    Bulgaria’s lawyers are standing firm amid the political chaos, keeping their focus on steadfast areas such as IP, restructuring and infrastructure

  • City analysis: Star signs

    11-Nov-2013

    From Coronation Street to Legoland to Serie A football – glamorous transactions were grist for the mill last month, gilding the lily of big energy and infrastructure deals

  • E-disclosure: Electric avenue

    11-Nov-2013

    With practitioners singing the praises of search technology and using past cases as guides, confidence is growing in e-disclosure

  • G4S Risk Management GC: Security counsel

    11-Nov-2013

    Nick Economakis, GC at G4S Risk Management, is guiding the business through a run of acquisitions while protecting the company’s current assets  

  • Job watch: The North West

    11-Nov-2013

    The North West region has seen significant growth in recent years after taking a bruising during the recession. But pressure on costs is driving an increase in in-house and non-qualified fee-earner roles.

  • Judgment call 11 November

    11-Nov-2013

    Administration of justice PNM v (1) Times Newspapers Ltd; (2) Andrew Norfolk; (3) Newsquest (Oxfordshire and Wiltshire); (4) Ben Wilkinson Ltd 2013 WL 5338213 QBD Tugendhat J. 22 October 2013 In cases of alleged sexual abuse, a newspaper seeking to report a trial and the wider issues emerging from it could rely on the principle that reporting might encourage more witnesses to come forward without having any evidence ...

  • Law firms get great value at the Co-op

    11-Nov-2013

    Advisers get stuck into the disentangling task, to unhitch troubled bank from group

  • Let data protection law evolve

    11-Nov-2013

    The consensus approach to monitoring online privacy is more effective than imposing inflexible rules

  • Lloyds Bank: of plans and prickly pears

    11-Nov-2013

    Path to outsourcing is not a smooth one for banking supergroup

  • Manches: Life after debt

    11-Nov-2013

    The curious case of Manches’ suicidal cashflow management and its eleventh-hour rescue by Penningtons

  • Mark Engelman, barrister, Hardwicke Chambers

    11-Nov-2013

    Ralph Miliband’s diary could have been kept secret if Ed had used new Guernsey rights legislation

  • Mergers on the brink of viability

    11-Nov-2013

    Hospital trusts must put in the spadework before planning a link-up, or it could be blocked

  • Mergers: the ultimate test of loyalty

    11-Nov-2013

    Dangerous things, mergers. I’m not talking about Penningtons’ takeover of zombie firm Manches, although that deal is tricky enough in itself – as we expose in considerable detail this week.

  • Moves 11 Nov

    11-Nov-2013

    Move of the week

  • Punished, but for what?

    11-Nov-2013

    Confusion over disciplinary judgments means lawyers can’t know right from wrong

  • The Lawyer management: ‎‎Vlad Panaite, Bracewell & Giuliani

    11-Nov-2013

    Vlad Panaite became director of finance and operations for Bracewell & Giuliani in June 2013, having previously been a senior manager at Ernst & Young.

  • Timewarp Scotland is in danger

    11-Nov-2013

    No progress on freeing up the Scottish legal market means no chance for Scottish firms to innovate

  • Tottering Law Society sends tremors industry-wide

    11-Nov-2013

    If criminal law practitioners, incensed by the Law Society’s pliancy to legal aid cuts, pass a motion of no confidence, they will open the way for more regulatory change

  • Turmoil rules at all-change Ashurst

    11-Nov-2013

    Stephen Lloyd’s exit piles on the pressure, just when firm was hoping for a breather

  • Work-Life Quiz: Nick Braslavsky QC, Kings Chambers

    11-Nov-2013