14 October 2013
Change is essential, and for firms to offer the same service in the same old way is selling Scotland short
After years of resisting a London base, Boies Schiller & Flexner is taking the leap. What changed?
The arrival of specialist international firms has added another dynamic to the fast-changing Australian legal market
Two Chinese firms are being sued in a blazing forestry deal row but the country’s whole legal profession is about to feel the heat.
Good old British household names dominated the deals listings in September, with Ribena and Royal Mail leading the iconic pack. By Natalie Stanton
One of the big human interest stories last week was the news that Paul Hastings financial litigation partner Thomas O’Riordan had lied on his CV and had been suspended from practice by the Bar Standards Board. O’Riordan even got the front-page splash in the London Evening Standard, something the ...
The proliferation of digital documents and the changing litigation landscape make efficient document management more important than ever
Freshfields corporate partner and former London head Tim Jones is leaving the firm to join England Rugby 2015 as general counsel.
Those chic Parisian boutiques keep making bread, but international firms are finding the French market has passed its best
Scottish model of the independent law firm has a lot going for it in the modern world
As French firms leak talent to boutiques, Parisian powerhouse gets a makeover
Real estate deals in Scotland are up but there are complex motives behind the sales and leases
Do a Ted Burke and go in-house at a private equity house, but pin down those perks
There are concerns that Scottish planning policy could put the brake on development and economic growth
DB Schenker Arbitration
Jan Dalgleish, HR director
Under GC Simon Dowler the legal team at software house Misys is expected to be as business-focused as anyone else in the company
Move of the week
Real estate continues to be the key money spinner for Nabarro, which has always been known for its work in the UK property market, (although) last year results were up across the firm. Google’s ...
Women can now practise law in Saudi Arabia, but barriers to Western firms remain
Technology is taking over in the courts and the early indications are that professionals are seeing the benefits
Hang onto your CEOs: quality law firm execs are a highly poachable commodity
With banking, personal injury and M&A all down, law firm mergers are in the bracing Scottish air