23 July 2012

The Lawyer

  • Beyond oil

    23 July 2012

    The Eurovision Song Contest was Azerbaijan’s chance to show it can shine for things other than energy supplies

  • Build your sustainable advantage

    23 July 2012

    Law is not that different from other business services, so get in shape for the tough new world

  • Congo says yes we can with Ohada

    23 July 2012

    Doing business in the Congo will be easier now the country has embraced the pan-African Ohada code

  • Cuatrecasas, the €35bn bailout and the E1 fee

    23-Jul-2012

    Cuatrecasas’ decision to take on Spain’s ?financing business for just €1 has been branded ridiculous by its competitors, but times are tough and there may be some canny thinking behind the measly deal

  • Emailvision GC: Private view

    23 July 2012

    Manoj Paul, GC at cloud computing specialist Emailvision, is keeping a close eye on evolving data privacy law around the world

  • Fee kick

    23 July 2012

    Turmoil and turbulence – words that pretty much sum up the Spanish economy right now.

  • Help on the road to compliance

    23 July 2012

    A deputy compliance officer can be a valuable asset in the drive to toe the line on SRA requirements

  • Investing for success

    23 July 2012

    Top law firms know it is vital to invest in IT but are divided on what systems will best help them combat new competition

  • Investors must have guidance

    23 July 2012

    ‘Non-sophisticated’ bank customers are being deterred from seeking firms’ advice on mis-selling issues

  • Job Watch: Environmental law

    23-Jul-2012

    ?As the UK tries to become greener, environmental law is in vogue, but what are the job opportunities in the sector like?

  • Judgment Call

    23-Jul-2012

    ArbitrationLatvian Shipping Co v Russian People’s Insurance Co (ROSNO). [2012] EWHC 1412 (Comm). Field J. 1 June 2012 The court had jurisdiction under CPR r.3.1(7) or its inherent jurisdiction to set aside an order granting leave to appeal against an arbitration award on points of law under the Arbitration Act 1996 s.69.Judgment accordinglyFor the claimant Latvian Shipping Stone Chambers’ Philip Riches; Clyde ...

  • Marketing forces

    23-Jul-2012

    The tide is turning on the bar’s reliance on solicitors for referrals

  • Move On Up: Faegre Baker Daniels

    23 July 2012

    After a couple of mergers the London office’s retention has wavered but it been reinforcing numbers with lateral hires, particularly in corporate, employment and real estate

  • Moves: 23 July 2012

    23 July 2012

    Taylor Wessing has brought on partner Alix Prentice to its financial services regulatory team.

  • Number crunching: Bird & Bird

    23 July 2012

    Bird & Bird’s continued international expansion has laid the foundations for another year of increased global turnover.

  • Olympian effort

    23-Jul-2012

    With London 2012 just days away, Katy Dowell examines the legal wranglings needed to get some athletes to the starting line

  • Out of Africa

    23 July 2012

    SNR Denton’s Africa practice co-chair has been seconded to Dubai to help beef up the firm’s presence in the Middle East

  • Riyadh-mission ticket

    23 July 2012

    International law firms in Saudi Arabia are turning their attention to home-grown female lawyers in a bid to gain access to new clients

  • Shakespeares' merger play, Part V

    23 July 2012

    Shakespeares continues on its path to Midlands domination with its fifth merger in two years, but can it give Wragge & Co a run for its money?

  • Small-frying tonight

    23 July 2012

    Single-partner law firms are suffering as lenders withdraw support

  • Sweater shops

    23 July 2012

    Interpreting ‘casual’ - as in casual dress policies at law firms - is a minefield

  • The Lawyer Management: Taylor Vinters

    23-Jul-2012

    Steve Sumner is director of IT at Taylor Vinters. He joined the firm in 1995 having previously worked for legal systems supplier Miles33 and companies including IBM and Avis Rent-a-Car.

  • United effort

    23 July 2012

    As the UAE tries to increase its influence in the international community, foreign companies and law firms are waiting for promised legislation that could make it easier for them to do business there

  • What’s that in real money?

    23-Jul-2012

    Currency conversion rate change sows seeds of discontent among UAE staffers

  • Work Life Quiz: Jan Mugerwa, Olephant Solicitors

    23-Jul-2012