23 April 2012

The Lawyer

  • Bench press

    23 April 2012

    Barrister fast-tracked to top European post

  • Bust-ups and backlogs

    23 April 2012

    London’s generous divorce payouts are driving a jurisdiction race among the super-rich

  • Case of the week: Employment

    23 April 2012

    Iteshi v General Council of the Bar. Unreported. Employment Appeal Tribunal [EAT]. Lady Smith; L Tinsley; R Chapman.

  • Chaos theories

    23 April 2012

    Continent’s firms try to find a way through the economic turmoil

  • DAKS GC: Style counsel

    23-Apr-2012

    Geoff Chan, general counsel at the DAKS Simpson clothing group, combines guarding the company’s British heritage with acting as a ’cultural ambassador’

  • High price of cheap justice

    23 April 2012

    Cost pressures are prompting judges to tie up cases on the facts, leading to ’tea party justice’

  • Job Watch: Funds

    23-Apr-2012

    With many firms looking to boost their funds practices, there is plenty of demand for lawyers with funds expertise.

  • Judgment Call: 23 April 2012

    23 April 2012

    (1) Enercon GmbH and (2) Wobben Properties GmbH v Enercon (India) Ltd (2012) EWHC 689 (Comm). Commercial Court (QBD (Comm)). Eder J.

  • Know way to run a law firm

    23 April 2012

    New leverage indicator provides a more complete understanding of firms’ human capital

  • Move On Up: Brabners Chaffe Street

    23-Apr-2012

    Associates at the North West firm have not had much to shout about in the past five years, with laterals and tie-ups limiting opportunities

  • Moves: 23 April 2012

    23-Apr-2012

    After six years in the corporate law team at Trowers & Hamlins, five as a partner, James Lyons has joined Ashfords.

  • Olé grail

    23 April 2012

    The most persistent assumptions around the law’s new world are rooted in a depressingly monoglot belief that Anglo-Saxon firms will be the only beneficiaries of the globalised market. Clearly, their heft and reach put them in pole position to win work from multinational clients.

  • Red all over

    23 April 2012

    Chinese lawyers relieved as Communist Party boss is arrested

  • The land of May-believe

    23 April 2012

    Research shows ECHR is not as obstructive as politicians make out

  • The Lawyer Management: Harper Macleod

    23-Apr-2012

    Martin Darroch, a chartered accountant and former finance director at Harper Macleod, has been the firm’s CEO since 2006. He is based at the firm’s head office in Glasgow and has responsibility for strategy, with a focus on financial and operating ­performance.

  • Tulkinghorn: Enforcer to be reckoned with

    23 April 2012

    Tulkinghorn has always aspired to have a title or nickname that accurately reflects his standing and reputation.

  • Unsettling settlements

    23 April 2012

    If the Supreme Court upholds Rubin, it will turn London into ’disputes central’, but UK businesses risk being exposed to fresh uncertainties.

  • What the clients think: BLP, the Moscow merger and its Russian evolution

    23-Apr-2012

    It took a brave firm to have a crack at Russia during the downturn. And as our exclusive poll of Russian in-house lawyers shows, BLP’s gamble is starting to pay off

  • Winners in the tax credit game

    23 April 2012

    When approved, the games tax credit will be a welcome boost for one of the UK’s most vibrant industries

  • Work Life Quiz: Christopher Gibson QC, Outer Temple Chambers

    23-Apr-2012

  • World service

    23-Apr-2012

    Anglo-Saxon firms may not want to practise Swiss law, but with WTO work and changing tax regulations they would be foolish to stay away