24 June 2013
Michael Hornstein has joined DLA Piper’s corporate and finance practice as a partner in the Washington DC office.
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Simon Thomas joins Addleshaw Goddard.
Addleshaw Goddard story reveals chasm between modernisers and conservatives
After-the-event insurance has been a popular way of protecting claimants against a loss in litigation but its future is now in question
Croatia is about to enter the EU, but the path to integration may not be smooth for the Balkan states
Politicians must back calls to criminalise reckless bankers by resourcing regulators and prosecutors
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), HowardKennedyFSI and Mayer Brown have advised on New York-based Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation’s purchase of London’s Old Spitalfields Market for £105m, in a deal referred to as the UK capital’s largest retail investment this year.
US Supreme Court muddies the test tube waters with compromise decision on gene patenting
East African law firms are benefiting from a boom in natural resources such as oil and gas in the region
The spectacular collapse of the Irish property market dragged the whole economy down with it, but real estate is now back, spearheading a revival
Lawyers should brace themselves for a court clampdown on non-compliance with procedure rules
A sea change in global economic power promises to shrink the mid-tier UK market
Move of the week Mills
A focus on training pays off for Nationwide GC Liz Kelly, as high-quality lawyers stay on board to help her guide the building society forward
The economic fundamentals have not been kind to Northern Ireland and local law firms have had to look further afield for the big wins
Who are the top private equity lawyers rated by clients and lawyers, and what are the secrets of their mysterious art? The Lawyer can reveal all
HBOS whistleblower Paul Moore welcomes new rules to protect his peers and tells The Lawyer that in-house counsel must drive corporate transparency
New rules seek to hone legislation covering whistleblowers and the rights of employees to hold political beliefs
Caroline Black, head of marketing
Leading lawyers outline the challenges faced in managing and controlling risk in the wake of globalisation and ever more intrusive regulation
Elite UK firms receive cold shoulder in New York, but Washington DC is on the rise
Weil Gotshal & Manges is laying off more than 150 lawyers and staff from in one of the biggest cost-cutting exercises in years to hit an American law firm.
One of our most-read stories on last week on TheLawyer.com was a defiantly geeky report on Addleshaw Goddard mapping 46 primary legal processes.