17 September 2012

The Lawyer

  • 40,000 fans and I know the truth

    17-Sep-2012

    In the North Stand at Hillsborough, I was among those who saw the disaster unfold - but our story still remains unheard, says Daniel Bennett, barrister, Doughty Street Chambers

  • Adversity challenger

    17 September 2012

    Nobody fights harder in tough civil action cases than Jocelyn Cockburn, a trait that saw her crowned The Lawyer’s Partner of the Year 2012

  • Alexia Willetts IP counsel: IP-flyer

    17 September 2012

    Alexia Willetts, West Brom fan and IP counsel at FIFA, has gone from Birmingham trademark trainee attorney to key player for the world’s biggest sporting events

  • Cell division

    17-Sep-2012

    Mobile phone giants square up for a big scrap over 4G technology

  • Climate change

    17-Sep-2012

    Australia’s mid-tier is going through a period of evolution as the country’s larger outfits merge with international players

  • Commercial line

    17-Sep-2012

    Turkey’s newly relaxed commercial laws make it much easier for foreign firms to set up there, despite teething troubles with its implementation legislation

  • Costs-effective

    17-Sep-2012

    Although lawyers have been the big winners in mammoth commercial court cases in recent years, costs are falling proportionally

  • EU and US eye privacy in parallel

    17-Sep-2012

    The idea that the EU takes a harder line on privacy and data protection than its US cousins is a myth, says Mary Ellen Callahan, partner, Jenner & Block

  • Families of the 96 dead vindicated

    17-Sep-2012

    The truth may be out, but the passage of time is likely to stand in the way of prosecutions and new inquests, says Julian Knowles QC, Matrix Chambers

  • Featured case: Banking and finance

    17-Sep-2012

  • Freshfields' sporting bet

    17-Sep-2012

    Marathon Olympics gives Freshfields chance to sprint ahead

  • Global paths

    17-Sep-2012

    London is the bright spot in Gide Loyrette Nouel’s international downturn

  • Job Watch: Regulatory and compliance

    17 September 2012

    ?Regulatory and compliance is a hot topic, but how have recent changes affected the legal market?

  • Judgment call: 17 September 2012

    17-Sep-2012

    The Court of Appeal upheld a determination by Ofcom in respect of a dispute referred by a number of communications providers concerning the charges levied by BT for partial private circuits. BT’s argument, that in assessing its compliance with a costs-orientation condition, its pricing and costs for both the trunk and terminating segments of the circuits had to be aggregated undermined the object of the regulatory regime.

  • Market value

    17-Sep-2012

    World stock markets brace for a flurry of major flotations

  • Moves: 17 September 2012

    17 September 2012

    The top moves this week

  • Number crunching: Eversheds

    17-Sep-2012

    Ten years ago Eversheds, not long after it had come together as a unified partnership with a single profit centre, was the UK’s seventh largest law firm by turnover. In 2011-12 it is the eleventh.

  • Righting the wrongs of Hillsborough

    17 September 2012

    Last week’s devastating revelations in the Hillsborough Independent Panel report look likely to initiate a wave of new investigations – civil and criminal – related to the tragic events.

  • Rome must embrace the barbarian

    17 September 2012

    Selling off Italy’s palaces to foreign and private investors is the only way to protect its cultural heritage, says Alberto Saravalle, managing partner at Bonelli Erede Pappalardo

  • The Lawyer Management: Express Solicitors

    17 September 2012

    Luiza Da Costa joined Manchester-based firm Express Solicitors as a recruitment and training manager in February this year, the first of 40 new members of staff amid a £3m expansion plan. She joined from William James Recruitment where she specialised in areas of personal injury, clinical negligence, industrial disease and law costs.

  • Who pays?

    17-Sep-2012

    A judge rules that an LLP member is not responsible for indemnity insurance premiums

  • Work Life Quiz: Robert Weekes, Squire Sanders

    17 September 2012