26 March 2012

The Lawyer

  • Antitrust regime at crossroads

    26 March 2012

    Merged competition authority must keep the best and eliminate the worst elements of the present system

  • Band of gold

    25-Mar-2012

    International firms are fighting to make friends with China’s red circle elite in the hope of cracking Hong Kong’s lucrative IPO market

  • BBC Worldwide GC: Thinking outside the box

    25-Mar-2012

    Television is a lot more than what appears on the screen. BBC Worldwide general counsel Martyn Freeman has a lot to keep up with

  • Case of the week: Civil procedure

    26 March 2012

    AB v Ministry of Defence (2012) UKSC 9. Supreme Court. Lord Phillips LCJ; Lord Walker JSC; Lady Hale JSC; Lord Wilson JSC; Lord Mance JSC; Lord Kerr JSC; Lord Brown JSC. 14 March 2012

  • CC to plug funds practice gap

    26 March 2012

    Magic circle firm aims to boost partner count as associate ranks thin

  • Class actions go Dutch

    26 March 2012

    After the US barred certain mass securities cases, the Netherlands’ liberal attitude to jurisdiction is making it the hot destination for claims, says Joanne Harris

  • Down and out in Cannes

    26 March 2012

    Howard Kennedy left hotel-free at Mipim as trip organiser goes bust

  • Groups dynamic

    26 March 2012

    On 8 March, in front of a sell-out California crowd, five rock groups made up of legal professionals from around the world took to the stage as Law Rocks! made its debut in West Hollywood.

  • Job Watch: Telecommunications

    25-Mar-2012

    With the ongoing rise of the mobile telecoms market, this fast-paced sector is an exciting place to work right now. But are there many opportunities for lawyers?

  • Judgment call: 26 March 2012

    26 March 2012

    The term ’workforce’ in the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 reg.7(2) did not include limited companies.

  • Making a stand on extradition

    26 March 2012

    The Home Secretary has a chance to stand up to the US in the Gary McKinnon case. Will she be brave?

  • Midnight mini-boom

    26 March 2012

    Stamp duty hike has private client lawyers in a wine-bar whirl

  • Motherhood is no bar

    26 March 2012

    Women make the cut in this year’s QC round

  • Move On Up: Burness

    25-Mar-2012

    At a firm where promotions have been scarce, a new staff-focused HR policy should shake things up

  • Moves: 26 March 2012

    25-Mar-2012

    US firm Goldberg Segalla is to launch in London next month after hiring reinsurance heavyweight Clive O’Connell.

  • Ni hao, it’s off to work we go

    26 March 2012

    How often do you text your clients or key contacts just to say hi? Not often is my guess. But then I’d also guess that, even now, the majority of lawyers reading this haven’t done much business in China.

  • Number crunching: Skadden

    25-Mar-2012

    Data on US firms advising a UK target has highlighted the marked trend towards lower deal volumes since the zenith of 2007, with the occasional higher value matter thrown in.

  • Quality Counts

    25-Mar-2012

    Becoming a QC is a major step in a barrister’s career. Eight of the new crop share their application nightmares and their plans for the future

  • Reynolds’ triumphant return

    26 March 2012

    Paper trials shift balance of power to publishers as Supreme Court backs fair comment

  • The Lawyer Management: Mishcon de Reya

    25-Mar-2012

    Elliot Moss, director of business development

  • UK deficit – can Govt budge it?

    26 March 2012

    The Chancellor’s Budget held few surprises, retaining its central plank of continued austerity

  • War, peace, right and wrong

    26 March 2012

    With Iran in the spotlight, expect plenty of legal rows about pre-emptive military action

  • Willing and stable

    26 March 2012

    Austria has weathered the economic storm well, with energy, restructuring and compliance work taking the place of big-ticket transactions

  • Work Life Quiz: Matthew O’Regan, Burges Salmon

    25-Mar-2012