21 May 2012

The Lawyer

  • A fine romance

    21 May 2012

    …with no kisses (or bust-ups) as Salans and SNR Denton stall on getting hitched

  • Arriving at Gate ECJ: more pain

    21 May 2012

    The ECJ is about to ramp up the pressure on air carriers, opening the door to more compensation claims

  • Bar chart

    21 May 2012

    This year’s The Lawyer Awards Barrister of the Year shortlist is a picture of variety, with contestants ranging from media stars to shy, retiring clever-clogs.

  • Bear freshener

    21 May 2012

    Russian lawyers scent a rosier future as transparency and stability top the political agenda

  • Building a career

    20-May-2012

    Stand up, you lawyers who would rather be brickies - we know you’re out there

  • Case of the Week: Product liability

    20-May-2012

  • CC’s fast-track exit strategy

    21 May 2012

    As firms look to slim their equity, Clifford Chance is poised to catch up its rivals, or even overtake them

  • Chinese territorial disputes

    21 May 2012

    Hong Kong and Singapore are shaping up to woo China arbitrations away from London

  • Clearing up the public interest

    21 May 2012

    DPP?guidelines on when a journalist can use the public interest defence should help cases stay out of court

  • Clouded issues

    21 May 2012

    IT services are all about the cloud these days, but what’s the attraction and what are the legal risks?

  • Double fudge

    21 May 2012

    Farrers continues with ’compromise’ senior partner solution

  • Heading skills

    21 May 2012

    As football clubs become more businesslike, in-house lawyers have become more important. Man City’s legal head reveals how his turbulent year has culminated in victory

  • Judgment Call 21 May 2012

    21 May 2012

    An offer that did not specify a period of not less than 21 days, or any period, in compliance with Civil Procedure Rule r.36.2(2)(c) was not a Part 36 offer.

  • Living Head of legal: Social iSociety

    20-May-2012

    Daily deals website LivingSocial is growing fast, and choosing the right team of lawyers to help it develop is a vital part of legal chief Rob Miller’s job

  • Making tough love

    21 May 2012

    DLA Piper develops brisk management style to help it through growing pains

  • Moves: 20 May 2012

    20-May-2012

    Devika Khanna has joined Clyde & Co as a partner in its international arbitration team.

  • Number crunching: Hong Kong IPOs

    20-May-2012

    The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) has been the world’s largest bourse by deal volume for the past three years.

  • Patent wars promote innovation

    21 May 2012

    High-profile disputes emphasise the importance of IT companies developing novel solutions

  • Speak up, ladies

    21 May 2012

    Is it surprising that Alison Eddy, Irwin Mitchell’s highly rated clinical negligence head and newly anointed London managing partner, is the first woman to hold a regional managing partner role at the firm? Probably not.

  • Tulkinghorn: Oh my bengoshi!

    21 May 2012

    Casually dressed lawyers in Japan, that paragon of formality? Surely not.