19 November 2012

The Lawyer

  • Damage limitation required

    19-Nov-2012

    Despite Obama’s victory, US financial services sector may yet avoid death by over-regulation

  • Friends reunite at Twitter

    19-Nov-2012

    Google exodus as legal talent heads for microblogging supersite

  • Greggs GC: Rolls of honour

    19-Nov-2012

    When Jonathan Jowett took the GC job at Greggs he expected a bit of stability. He soon found himself organising anti-pasty tax demonstrations

  • Guernsey: image is everything

    19-Nov-2012

    Guernsey bids for global lead as it prepares to pass image rights legislation

  • IPO blimey

    19-Nov-2012

    Many firms are having their worst time for a decade in Hong Kong, due to a precipitous fall in IPO work

  • Irreconcilable differences

    19-Nov-2012

    Deep-seated disparities caused FFW-Osborne Clarke merger talks to fail

  • Job Watch: Commercial real sstate

    19-Nov-2012

    Real estate has taken a serious hit in recent years, but with signs that things are starting to pick, what does this mean for the legal market?

  • Labour and relations

    19-Nov-2012

    Maternity leave change will revolutionise the workplace

  • Last-mover advantage

    19-Nov-2012

    Going your own way can pay off big time - just ask The Lawyer’s European Firm of the Year, Noerr

  • Moves: 19 November 2012

    19-Nov-2012

    Davis Polk & Wardwell has continued its English-law hiring spree by snaring a corporate partner from Herbert Smith Freehills.

  • Onwards and upwards

    19-Nov-2012

    Herbies says merger is a boost for litigation, contrary to market murmurings

  • Opinion: Welby must ditch the evangelism

    19-Nov-2012

    The new Archbishop of Canterbury should represent everyone, including the bankers he has castigated

  • Outside interest

    19-Nov-2012

    Beyond Beijing and Shanghai, other Chinese cities are powerful too - and growing faster than the international star venues

  • Sleazy come, sleazy go

    19-Nov-2012

    Bulgaria is fighting hard to emerge from the long shadow of corruption

  • Structural decline

    19-Nov-2012

    Structured finance could be heading for the scrapheap at elite firms

  • The Lawyer Management: Just Costs

    19-Nov-2012

    Mark Beaumont is head of business development for the London office of Just Costs Solicitors. He is the initial point of contact for business across southern England having joined the firm’s City base in early 2009 from his own company, ExecSearch.

  • Who will rid us of the zombie firms?

    19-Nov-2012

    Since the summer of 2011 there have been 19 mergers involving major UK firms. Not all have been visionary: our lengthy study of the most recent deals examined some of the more questionable dynamics (The Lawyer, 29 October).

  • Work Life Quiz: Steve Ryan, SA Law

    19-Nov-2012