20 February 2012
Chinese legal profession’s progress not in question, but the extent of it remains subject to debate
Our roundup of the biggest deals so far of 2012 points to healthy activity.
Growth was the theme for 2011, with many offshore firms investing in people and expanding into new practice areas and locations
Dismissal rules set for shake-up, while the Government moots tribunal fees
As vice-president of legal at Ancestry.co.uk Ruth Daniels has to keep her eye on privacy and digitisation issues while avoiding international incidents
Juries follow fraud cases closely, contrary to popular opinion
Headhunter launches action for non-payment of recruitment fees
First LawVest got investment from DLA Piper. Now it’s aiming for cradle-to-grave legal services - and it’s got 12 silks to sign up
IT is a rapidly growing industry and the demand for IT lawyers is on the rise.
A UK employment tribunal had jurisdiction to hear the unfair dismissal claim of a UK citizen, resident in the UK, who had been employed by a company based
So DLA Piper’s investment in soon-to-be ABS LawVest isn’t as much of a random punt as many first thought. As we reveal today, LawVest is launching with a bang.
When DLA Piper announced its stake in soon-to-be-ABS LawVest, the market was agog.
Singapore is an increasingly attractive proposition for international firms
Court interpreters row raises spectre of miscarriages of justice
Last week’s Move On Up focused on Hogan Lovells and its general partner growth over the past six years.
The all-singing, all-dancing Norton Rose global network has held up well in international corporate work, especially since mergers in Australia, Canada and South Africa gave it access to key energy and resources markets.
1 - Appleby, Group chairman: Peter Bubenzer, Managing partner: Michael O’Connell
Right result in disputes over IP rights in voice messages
’Golden skirt’ board quotas are not a panacea for business gender inequalities
Never let it be said that the dudes at Slaughter and May don’t know how to show you a good time.
Fiona Robb, a former management consultant at KPMG, was previously chief operating officer at patent and trademark attorney firm Boult Wade Tennant and before that head of operations at Norton Rose.
Solicitor puts Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal’s powers under the spotlight in CoA