25 June 2012
Boss O’Leary hopes rare sighting of his wallet will help Ryanair takeover bid fly
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.
The entrants for The Lawyer Award’s Banking and Finance Team of the Year stand out for their creativity during the crunch
Justice must be fought for, Dalai Lama tells lawyers
The state can still rebuild if creditors give it breathing space, but lawyers must prepare to cope with chaos
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
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.
Lennox the pit bull to meet his maker as Defra plans further clampdown
Al Jazeera’s chief legal officer Osama Abu-Dehays has joined Bird & Bird’s international media and sports sector group as a partner.
New Dundas management team: we’ll simplify and expand the firm
These are curious days of light and shade.
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?
Mishcon de Reya scooped the top prize at last night’s The Lawyer Awards when it was crowned Law Firm of the Year.
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.
The Defamation Bill seeks to simplify the process of unmasking abusive internet trolls
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.
Judges are being more cautious when sharing out divorcing couples’ non-matrimonial assets
Executive pay is in the firing line yet again, but this time it’s the shareholders calling the shots