16 July 2012
Firms are worried about rivals outflanking them by finding new ways to exploit the ABS regime
IBC hopes back-room staff will finally gain recognition after ‘culture change’
Mishcon de Reya’s three-year plan, spearheaded by managing partner Kevin Gold, has paid off big-time. Now it’s gearing up for its next big challenge.
Apple IP challenge shows our court system is willing and able to achieve speedy results
If Europe rejects anti-counterfeit agreement there is little chance of it gaining wider acceptance
More options for female lawyers in Saudi, but gender gap persists
Like moving around at the drop of a hat? Get a job at Clyde & Co
The growing importance of public international law and global human rights practices were examined at The Lawyer’s latest roundtable discussion
Proposed changes to the Takeover Code could see the Takeover Panel expand its jurisdiction
In this age of increased cross-border litigation the landscape of data protection is changing, and new legislation is on the EU launch pad
?Competition is always a popular choice, but does supply match demand right now in the legal market?
Under the Energy Act 2004 Sch.8 Pt 4, the principal employer under an occupational pension scheme was obliged to ensure that it offered membership in a new scheme it had purchased on the basis of benefits no less favourable than those enjoyed under the previous scheme.
Professional services firms spend a considerable amount of time trying to differentiate themselves from each other but brand management in the legal market is still in its infancy. How do clients perceive law firm brands?
Brian Chadwick rejected the conventional path and chose instead to work for a nascent gaming company, which was a good move
If you’d asked your average lawyer in your average ?firm about Mishcon de Reya 10 years ago the response would have been based on two impressions.
Law firm interviews just go on and on, these days
Fox Williams has strengthened its financial and professional services and regulatory practices with a double partner hire.
A few UK200 firms – such as DWF – have managed to grow in the downturn. A few, such as Berwin Leighton Paisner, have come back stronger than ever after a wobble. Nabarro fits into neither category.
Ogier triumphed in this year’s Lawyer Awards offshore firm category, but what set it apart from its peers?
Several IPOs and significant acquisitions kept the offshore sector busy in the second quarter of 2012, although few transactions were extremely high in value
Offshore litigation is thriving as the fallout from the financial crisis and court innovations whip up a perfect storm
E-disclosure is a key but transforming tool in modern litigation, argue litigators
Tulkinghorn has discovered that a Taylor Wessing tweeter found himself in extremely hot water at the Supreme Court during the recent New Cap Reinsurance Corp & Rubin & Lan v Eurofinance SA & & AE Grant trial.
There’s a mixed outlook for career prospects in law as firms report retention rates up, but graduate vacancies down