13 May 2013

The Lawyer

  • Antitrust and national security review

    Dacheng | 16-May-2013

    Antitrust is a newly emerging legal practice area in China and Dacheng stands at the cutting edge of this field.

  • Antitrust/competition

    Allen & Overy | 14-May-2013

    The centre of gravity in antitrust law is shifting as we witness the globalisation of regulation and enforcement.

  • Banking and finance

    Dacheng | 16-May-2013

    From its very inception, banking and finance has been one of Dacheng’s core practice areas and one of the strongest areas of the firm.

  • Foreign direct investment and M&A

    Dacheng | 16-May-2013

    Dacheng has considerable professional experience in assisting foreign investors with direct investments in China.

  • General corporate services

    Dacheng | 16-May-2013

    Dacheng has long been providing clients with legal advice in relation to company formation and amendment, as well as day-to-day business management.

  • International trade

    Dacheng | 16-May-2013

    Dacheng has been providing professional legal services to all interested parties in the field of international trade for a long time.

  • KWM advises EnergyAustralia on proposed divestment of wind farm shares

    King & Wood Mallesons | 17-May-2013

    KWM has advised EnergyAustralia on its proposed divestment of a majority share of the Waterloo wind farm to Palisade Investment Partners and Northleaf Capital Partners.

  • Aviva takes tough line in panel review


    A&O joins Slaughters on Aviva’s plc roster; insurer insisted on discounts

  • Avoid DPAs American-style


    Before DPAs become law, we should scope out the pitfalls in the US system and learn from them quickly

  • Balfour Beatty GC: Outside track


    Taking a radical approach to outsourcing helped Chris Vaughan, GC at infrastructure giant Balfour Beatty, build a legal function fit for a complicated world

  • Cash alone does not tempt associates


    Last year we launched our inaugural City associate attitudes survey. The findings surprised anyone who assumed that junior and mid-level lawyers were obsessed with money; the firms they consistently ranked top were not the stony Wall Street practices but genial internationalists like Baker & McKenzie.

  • Collyer Bristow supports its support staff


    Collyer Bristow gives support staff the opportunity to shine

  • Dipping a toe into the Asia Pacific


    Associations are the way in for Western firms to dip a toe in the Asian market

  • Learns the lessons of disasters


    With global profits should come global corporate responsibility

  • Links odds-on to get Glenstrata work


    Glencore dominance in super-miner sees Linklaters take pole advice position

  • Look both ways


    Chinese firms are pushing ahead with international expansion as equally important internal changes are being played out

  • Moves: 13 May 2013


    This week’s legal market moves.

  • Snags in the great legal sell-off


    If Whitehall lawyers are to be part of a civil service spin-out, there are state and EU legalities to consider

  • Talk is not so cheap for employers


    A CoA decision against Commerzbank is a warning that common law contractual rules are alive and kicking

  • Tech flight: April deals roundup


    IT was the place to be in April, with Shearman involved in the sale of the ‘Chinese Twitter’ and Hogan Lovells in on the biggest corporate bond offering the world has ever seen, at Apple

  • The known unknowns


    A surprising number of UK associates haven’t even heard of the top US firms in London. Our survey reveals their attitudes

  • The Lawyer Management: Quadrant Chambers


    Tim Gerrard, chief executive

  • Tonic for the troops


    Law firms often appear to focus their training efforts on the newbies to the legal profession, but increasingly programmes target mid-level associates

  • Work Life Quiz: Gary Assim, Shoosmiths