2 July 2012
Employers on the move must review their Tupe position as part of the due diligence process
Since associate general counsel Adrienne Seaman arrived at CME Group, conflicts and new regulation have forced massive changes
Deferred prosecution agreements should not be allowed to undermine the rights of individuals
The Government is considering drastic measures in an attempt to sort out the SLHT’s financial woes
Lawyers and underwriters are getting battle-ready for the new ATE arena as Jackson LJ’s litigation reforms approach
As the EU’s second poorest member, Romania has been hit hard by the downturn. Can the agriculture and energy sectors save the day?
The past year in Luxembourg has seen splits and new arrivals in an environment of changing regulation
The lure of private client work has always been strong, but how is this area of law holding up in the current economic climate?
Here are two firms solving their problems by mergers. Herbert Smith’s full financial integration with Freehills will bring about the sort of culture change advocated by Allen Hanen in Project Blue Sky (The Lawyer, 5 January); and King & Wood Mallesons, which won International Firm of the Year at The Lawyer Awards last week, primarily for its extraordinarily imaginative vision.
Slow but steady has been the way for this London-based firm as its clear career structure sees trainees progress through the ranks
Norton Rose has appointed Peter Young as a capital markets partner after he left Vinson & Elkins, where he was also a partner.
Details confused but principle clear in Hogan Lovells’ new partner pay system
Is your firm cool enough to get on Russian bank RenCap’s legal roster?
With Marcus Agius gone, heads are beginning to roll as the LIBOR scandal engulfing the City gathers pace.
If Olympic selection committees want to avoid appeals, their various policies need to be brought together
Law firm brands are built over years, so when a merger comes along brands are more often than not among the most contentious of issues.
One Essex Court and 39 Essex Street target Singapore
King & Wood Mallesons’ pioneering pan-Asia vision cannot be denied. But the task in front of the combined firm is immense