15 July 2013

The Lawyer

  • A rich new vein of complexity

    15-Jul-2013

    Offshore employment regulations are in for a shake-up, so make sure your employer clients are up to speed

  • Change in the air for Barclays panel

    15-Jul-2013

    Barclays is on the brink of a big change in the way it uses outside advisers

  • Deals round-up, June: Good call

    15-Jul-2013

    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  

  • Divorce cut is the deepest

    15-Jul-2013

    Excluding lawyers from the divorce process is a false economy that will only pile on the agony

  • DPAs – just sort them out please

    15-Jul-2013

    Deferred prosecution arrangement guidance hands responsibility for de-bugging over to the courts

  • Dreaming of azure skies

    15-Jul-2013

    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: open questions

    15-Jul-2013

    E-disclosure is slowly gaining acceptance, but how big a difference will civil litigation reforms make?

  • FFW and OC: near as dammit to a merger

    15-Jul-2013

     How close can you get without actually merging? Ask FFW and OC

  • Germany: All-aktion

    15-Jul-2013

    New entrants plus a mix of up and downsizing equals an active legal market in Europe’s strongest jurisdiction

  • Job Watch: Banking & finance

    15-Jul-2013

    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. 

  • Lawyer Management: Eversheds

    15-Jul-2013

    Lorraine Kilborn, head of talent, learning and development

  • Mergers drive growth

    15-Jul-2013

    Consolidation pushes up revenues among the UK’s top firms, with DWF the leading beneficiary

  • MoJ oversight costs London dear

    15-Jul-2013

    No arbitration centre in the Rolls Building: Singapore picks up work

  • Moves 15 July

    15-Jul-2013

    Brown Rudnick has added Tom Epps as a white-collar crime partner.

  • Myth of the client calculated decision

    15-Jul-2013

    Writing about brands is like wrestling an oiled octopus; it seems to require a grounding simultaneously in psychology, economics, art and textual analysis.

  • Number crunching: Linklaters

    15-Jul-2013

    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.

  • Religion vs sex: sex wins again

    15-Jul-2013

    The perceived clash of rights does not really stand up, as the law cannot protect subjective content

  • The age of marketing

    15-Jul-2013

    Branding is top concern for private practice law firms but what do the clients think?

  • Thinking inside the box

    15-Jul-2013

    Murder trial broadcast highlights the unseen role played by TV in-house lawyers

  • Work Life Quiz: Timothy Brennan QC, Devereux Chambers

    15-Jul-2013

     

  • YouView head of legal: Vitale statistics

    15-Jul-2013

    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