23 January 2012

The Lawyer

  • Adverse conditions

    23 January 2012

    Costa Concordia incident is a stark illustration of the importance of tort law

  • Case of the week: Employment

    23 January 2012

  • Data overload

    23 January 2012

    New EU data protection legislation is likely to hit businesses hard

  • Focus: A Farr fetched alliance

    23 January 2012

    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?

  • Halliwells: picking at the carcass

    23 January 2012

    The battle to claw back monies from ex-equity partners has put creditors and former fixed-share partners at loggerheads.

  • HM Procurator General and Treasury Solicitor: Politically correct

    23-Jan-2012

    Efficiency is the watchword for Treasury Solicitor Paul Jenkins, as he and his team keep their government clients on the legal straight and narrow

  • Insult to injury

    23 January 2012

    What will happen to personal injury claims in the Coalition’s war on ’compensation culture’?

  • Job Watch: South West/Bristol

    23-Jan-2012

    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.

  • Judgment call: 23 January 2012

    23 January 2012

    Bezier Acquisitions Ltd, Re (2011) EWHC 3299, 6 January 2012. Chancery Division, Companies Court. Norris, J.

  • Move On Up: DWF

    23-Jan-2012

    Even without the Cobbetts tie-up, DWF has been on a growth spurt. Will it last?

  • Norton Rose's merger anatomy

    26-Jan-2012

    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.

  • Number crunching: Addleshaw Goddard

    23 January 2012

    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.

  • On the move

    23 January 2012

    Ashurst is set to lose heavyweight City projects partner John Inglis to US firm Shearman & Sterling’s energy and resources practice.

  • Outgrowing your friends

    23 January 2012

    I yield to no one in my delight that Nabarro has secured another alliance member, in the shape of Spanish firm Roca Junyent.

  • Retired and emotional

    23 January 2012

    Seldon age discrimination case could prove Supreme acid test for compulsory retirement

  • The Hot100 Party 2012

    23 January 2012

  • The Lawyer Management: Kemp Little

    23-Jan-2012

    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.

  • Three into one

    23 January 2012

    Consolidation is continuing in the Baltic states as firms respond to businesses’ requirements for a one-stop shop service across the region

  • Thriving in adversity

    23 January 2012

    With clashes predicted relating to the Lisbon Treaty, heightened regulation and banks calling in debt, litigators will be rolling up their sleeves in 2012

  • Well-documented: court cloud system gets fans on Berezovsky

    23 January 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

  • Work Life Q­­uiz: Naylah Hamour, Howard Kennedy

    23-Jan-2012