25 June 2012

The Lawyer

  • Case of the week: Employment

    25 June 2012

  • Clearyed for take-off

    25 June 2012

    Boss O’Leary hopes rare sighting of his wallet will help Ryanair takeover bid fly

  • Corp competency

    25 June 2012

    Corporate may be stuck in the global doldrums but the teams up for this year’s The Lawyer Awards remained admirably calm in the face of adversity.

  • Finance hotshots

    25 June 2012

    The entrants for The Lawyer Award’s Banking and Finance Team of the Year stand out for their creativity during the crunch

  • Getting into the spiritual of things

    25 June 2012

    Justice must be fought for, Dalai Lama tells lawyers

  • Give Greece a chance

    25 June 2012

    The state can still rebuild if creditors give it breathing space, but lawyers must prepare to cope with chaos

  • Hungary’s pangs

    25 June 2012

    As the government takes companies back into state ownership and introduces a series of ’crisis taxes’, a lack of foreign investment is hitting law firms

  • Judgment call: 25 June 2012

    25 June 2012

    The court considered, as an obiter point, whether the principles in Bolkiah v KPMG (1999) 2 A.C. 222 applied with equal force to a former employed or in-house litigator as they did to a former independent litigator. Judicial opinion was divided, but tentatively inclined towards a view that Bolkiah should not be so extended.

  • Last of the dog days

    25-Jun-2012

    Lennox the pit bull to meet his maker as Defra plans further clampdown

  • Moves: 25 June 2012

    25-Jun-2012

    Al Jazeera’s chief legal officer Osama Abu-Dehays has joined Bird & Bird’s international media and sports sector group as a partner.

  • Scot-shots aim high

    25-Jun-2012

    New Dundas management team: we’ll simplify and expand the firm

  • Stars in the darkness

    25 June 2012

    These are curious days of light and shade.

  • The in-house candidates for The Lawyer Awards 2012

    25-Jun-2012

    The increasing influence of the in-house sector is reflected in the quality of the shortlist for this year’s gong at The Lawyer Awards. So could general counsel teach private practitioners a thing or two?

  • The Lawyer Awards 2012: Mishcon de Reya, Brick Court scoop top prizes

    27-Jun-2012

    Mishcon de Reya scooped the top prize at last night’s The Lawyer Awards when it was crowned Law Firm of the Year.

  • The Lawyer Management: Michelmores

    25-Jun-2012

    Colette Stevens is HR director at Michelmores. She studied Maths at the University of Bath, then began a career as a chartered accountant before making the move to HR. She joined Michelmores from Deloitte in 2007 and is the firm’s first-ever female board member.

  • Troll hunting made easy

    25 June 2012

    The Defamation Bill seeks to simplify the process of unmasking abusive internet trolls

  • Tulkinghorn: Essex ploys

    25 June 2012

    When members of Essex Court Chambers decided to invest in an annexe in Singapore in 2009, it was seen as a surprise move. While the set is home to some top-notch arbitration specialists, opening an office is a brave move for those at the bar.

  • What’s yours is mine?

    25 June 2012

    Judges are being more cautious when sharing out divorcing couples’ non-matrimonial assets

  • Who will boss the bosses?

    25 June 2012

    Executive pay is in the firing line yet again, but this time it’s the shareholders calling the shots