15 October 2012

The Lawyer

  • Barnet and Harrow head of legal practice: Share option

    15 October 2012

    Barnet and Harrow councils have merged their legal teams, and keeping things on track is head of legal Jessica Farmer

  • Dangers lurk in new contracts

    15-Oct-2012

    How George Osborne’s employee-owner contracts could reduce workers’ engagement with businesses

  • Featured Case: Contracts

    15-Oct-2012

    Agreements; Aluminium; Intimidation; Oil companies; Profits; Russia; Shares Berezovsky v Abramovich. [2012] EWHC 2463 (Comm). Gloster, J. 31 August 2012

  • Fighting chance

    15-Oct-2012

    With client-friendly funding arrangements making their mark, the litigation world is going through a busy and transformational period

  • Good offices

    15 October 2012

    Making the most of your office space is a management priority these days, as exclusive new data in the UK 200 reveals

  • IBA Conference: Bar talk

    15-Oct-2012

    Thousands of lawyers descended on Dublin last week for the annual International Bar Association conference. Of course, The Lawyer was there too, to bring you the inside knowledge

  • Job Watch: Immigration

    15-Oct-2012

    Immigration is a topic that dominates both political debate and news coverage, but what have the changes to immigration law in the UK meant for immigration lawyers?

  • Judgment Call: 15 October 2012

    15 October 2012

    Land Rover v Revenue and Customs Commissioners. [2012] UKFTT 562 (TC). Christopher Jenkins; Judge Kevin Poole. 06 September 2012

  • Let's get ready to grumble

    15-Oct-2012

    Partners may not like it, but new banking rules will affect their borrowings

  • Moves: 15 October 2012

    15-Oct-2012

    Morrison & Foerster has boosted its Tokyo practice with a number of finance hires from the Toyko office of US firm Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom.

  • Northern lights

    15-Oct-2012

    Scandinavian firms are showing the way and making the most of their jurisdictions’ relatively benign macroeconomic environment

  • Offshore litigation boom is no bubble

    15-Oct-2012

    There are good reasons why jurisdictions such as Jersey are seeing more disputes coming before the courts

  • Shadow of the bounty hunter

    15 October 2012

    Million-dollar rewards for whistleblowers could see them approach the authorities before their companies

  • Sitting on defence

    15-Oct-2012

    Whatever happened to the BAE-EADS deal, the lawyers were going to be okay

  • Slogging on

    15-Oct-2012

    The time of your life? It’s not likely to be at work

  • Support in a storm

    15-Oct-2012

    Eversheds boss Bryan Hughes talks about leadership in a global downturn

  • Tequila sunrise

    15 October 2012

    Mexico is becoming a land of opportunity and lawyers from all over the world are looking at ways to get a piece of the action

  • The new measure of success

    15 October 2012

    Do you know how much money your property generates? Or, to be more precise, how much revenue per square foot of your firm’s real estate your fee-earners are churning out?

  • The rights stuff in oil islands now

    15-Oct-2012

    Energy companies should consider the SPV route in light of the China-Japan island rights disputes

  • Work Life Quiz: Raj Koria, Halebury

    15-Oct-2012