14 May 2012

The Lawyer

  • Aricent Group’s legal vice-president: Smart thinking

    14-May-2012

    As Aricent Group’s legal vice-president, Nichola Andrews is at the heart of the fast-moving and legally fraught mobile technology sector

  • Case of the week: Negligence

    14 May 2012

  • China’s competing interests

    14 May 2012

    China’s competition authorities are enforcing the law seriouly, and are even targeting SOEs

  • Dewey’s ‘secret’ culture

    14-May-2012

    A 2009 employment discrimination case hints at poisonous politics at firm’s heart

  • EU plans patently absurd

    14 May 2012

    A report into the proposed Unified Patent Court highlights some serious issues

  • French leave

    14 May 2012

    Ex-president may face legal questions sooner than he thinks

  • Friendly fire

    14-May-2012

    Translating Slaughter and May’s ­European best friends approach to Asia-Pacific faces major challenges

  • Hong Kong phooey

    14 May 2012

    Salans says it never really was in HK, but it’s still there anyway. Are you following this?

  • Job Watch: China/Hong Kong

    14-May-2012

    In booming China there is strong demand for lawyers across a wide range of sectors, says Anouska Tamony, a consultant at RedLaw specialising in the Far East.

  • Judgment call: 14 May 2012

    14 May 2012

    The tribunal gave guidance on the correct approach to the exercise of its discretion to permit an appeal to be made out of time.

  • Lost in translation

    14 May 2012

    The first hint came when Slaughter and May’s US friend Davis Polk raided Freshfields to set up an English-law capital markets practice in London.

  • Move On Up: Pannone

    14-May-2012

    For a firm that is widely recognised as a good employer, the partner turnover at this Manchester outfit is surprisingly high

  • Moves: 14 May 2012

    14-May-2012

    Simon Holmes has become head of the EU, competition and regulatory practice at SJ Berwin. His promotion from a similar position in the London practice follows Stephen Kon’s appointment to senior partner.

  • Number crunching: Brazilian IPOs

    14-May-2012

    In 2007-08, the Brazilian stock exchange (Bovespa) was one of the highest performing of its kind in the world, with 64 companies choosing to list there in 2007 alone, according to data from Thomson Reuters.

  • Old dogs, new tricks? Why BLP corporate is hiring City veterans

    14-May-2012

    Berwin Leighton Paisner has hired two magic circle veterans in a bid to realise its corporate ambitions. Will the strategy pay off?

  • Only some trespassers prosecuted

    14 May 2012

    A new law on squatters fails to address the problems facing commercial landlords

  • Pitch battle

    14-May-2012

    International law firms are having to fight tooth and nail for the right to practise in India

  • Regulation weight

    14 May 2012

    Why don’t top US firms have in-house City regulatory funds practices?

  • Squash courts

    14 May 2012

    London courts are trying to avoid a pre-Olympics hearings squeeze

  • Step change

    14 May 2012

    It’s promotion season for UK law firms, but what sort of training have the class of 2012 had to help them to partnership?

  • The Lawyer Management: Cripps Harries Hall

    14-May-2012

    ?Adrian Jennings is head of finance and facilities at Cripps Harries Hall. His previous roles have included assistant director of finance at Denton Wilde Sapte (now SNR Denton) and group accountant at Markel Insurance. He trained at Grant Thornton.

  • Time to tackle UK Bribery Act

    14 May 2012

    Businesses can no longer afford to close their eyes to the full implications of the UK Bribery Act

  • Tulkinghorn: Post-it office

    14 May 2012

    At the bar, the years can go by in the blink of an eye, especially if you’re a clerk running around after the trade unionist’s silk of choice, John Hendy QC.

  • Work Life Quiz: Richard Tyson, 3PB

    14-May-2012