15 July 2013
Offshore employment regulations are in for a shake-up, so make sure your employer clients are up to speed
Barclays is on the brink of a big change in the way it uses outside advisers
Linklaters led the charge in June, becoming worldwide M&A top dog by advising on deals such as Vodafone’s multibillion-euro Kabel takeover. By Natalie Stanton
Excluding lawyers from the divorce process is a false economy that will only pile on the agony
Deferred prosecution arrangement guidance hands responsibility for de-bugging over to the courts
Unless you’re stuck in the office with a pile of documents, this weekend will be a good one. So with the sunny weather in mind, check out our reports on the best holiday destinations, cunningly disguised as analyses of the local legal market. Don’t forget your hat.
E-disclosure is slowly gaining acceptance, but how big a difference will civil litigation reforms make?
How close can you get without actually merging? Ask FFW and OC
New entrants plus a mix of up and downsizing equals an active legal market in Europe’s strongest jurisdiction
It’s been a roller coaster few years for the banking market – “up and down,” says Anouska Tamony at JLegal. However, as the markets begin to settle recruiters predict there will be a sustained uptick in jobs in the sector.
Lorraine Kilborn, head of talent, learning and development
Consolidation pushes up revenues among the UK’s top firms, with DWF the leading beneficiary
No arbitration centre in the Rolls Building: Singapore picks up work
Brown Rudnick has added Tom Epps as a white-collar crime partner.
Writing about brands is like wrestling an oiled octopus; it seems to require a grounding simultaneously in psychology, economics, art and textual analysis.
Linklaters’ LLP accounts since 2006/07 illustrate the flattening impact of the post-crash years on the magic circle firm’s financials. The firm recently announced its 2012/13 global turnover figure of £1.195bn – still 7 per cent off its 2008/09 peak of £1.296bn.
The perceived clash of rights does not really stand up, as the law cannot protect subjective content
Branding is top concern for private practice law firms but what do the clients think?
Murder trial broadcast highlights the unseen role played by TV in-house lawyers
From a blank screen to being in hundreds of thousands of homes in a year, YouView is a catch-up TV phenomenon, as proud legal boss Toni Vitale is keen to emphasise