23 January 2012
Costa Concordia incident is a stark illustration of the importance of tort law
New EU data protection legislation is likely to hit businesses hard
With the one-stop shop increasingly de rigueur and cross-border alliances looking like yesterday’s model, is it time for Willkie Farr and Dickson Minto to consign their tie-up to the scrapheap?
The battle to claw back monies from ex-equity partners has put creditors and former fixed-share partners at loggerheads.
What will happen to personal injury claims in the Coalition’s war on ’compensation culture’?
As trainees and newly qualified associates alike face increasingly stiff competition in the City, there are many good reasons for young lawyers to look further west.
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Even without the Cobbetts tie-up, DWF has been on a growth spurt. Will it last?
Four mergers in two years mean a tough integration job, but Norton Rose has found the perfect solution: a speed-dating style session to help get the head of a key practice group to know his or her team.
Earlier this month Addleshaw Goddard announced that managing partner Paul Devitt would continue for a second term in the role. Devitt breezed back into office in an uncontested election, even though the firm has had a tough downturn.
Ashurst is set to lose heavyweight City projects partner John Inglis to US firm Shearman & Sterling’s energy and resources practice.
I yield to no one in my delight that Nabarro has secured another alliance member, in the shape of Spanish firm Roca Junyent.
Efficiency is the watchword for Treasury Solicitor Paul Jenkins, as he and his team keep their government clients on the legal straight and narrow
Seldon age discrimination case could prove Supreme acid test for compulsory retirement
Siddhartha Mankad joined technology and digital media firm Kemp Little as its first chief operating officer (COO) last summer. Mankad joined as a fixed-share partner and a member of Kemp Little’s management board.
Consolidation is continuing in the Baltic states as firms respond to businesses’ requirements for a one-stop shop service across the region
With clashes predicted relating to the Lisbon Treaty, heightened regulation and banks calling in debt, litigators will be rolling up their sleeves in 2012
With 15,000 pre-trial documents totalling 200,000 pages, the battle of the Russian oligarchs was the ideal testing ground for the latest case-management technology