26 November 2012
Ashurst has announced a 6 per cent like-for-like drop in revenues for the first half of the 2012/13 financial year, with total half-year billings standing at £145m.
Banks are being short-changed when it comes to their interests by a system that favours lowest fees
EU commissioner’s revised 40% female ‘target’ for boardrooms throws up questions of qualification balance
Reforming judicial review procedures will not lead to a better system but will punish those who need it most
Recent religious belief versus discrimination cases show a softening towards the rights of those with strong faith
Jones Day plans to open in Amsterdam, but is there room in the market for another US firm in the Netherlands?
Dundas & Wilson has had a torrid few years. What can the new management do to turn the firm around?
Sub One Ltd (t/a Subway) v Revenue and Customs Commissioners.  UKUT 34 (TCC). Arnold J. 3 October 2012
The southern African region is developing quickly and its vast promise is attracting a flock of foreign law firms
German gargantu-firm Hengeler Mueller still trails the field in diversity stakes
US moves forward on Magnitsky case, with Canada next. When will the UK act?
Lawyers gathered in London last week to hear why Luxembourg offers such big potential for investors. In association with Wildgen
Offshore continues to be a busy area, but what are the job prospects there like at the moment?
Insolvency: The ‘Dicey rule’, arising from the operation of common law and the Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1933, applied to foreign judgments in avoidance proceedings in insolvency.
Norton Rose has hired Allen & Overy (A&O) IP litigation partner Huw Evans as a partner.
The Houston lift-off for Norton Rose Fulbright will create a huge firm on paper, but some worry about the effect on transatlantic referrals
After Farrers’ media scandal pain, RPC regroups for a fresh assault on web work
Lawyers have become a docile lot. The corporatisation of law firms and the increasingly regimented nature of partnership has produced ranks of professionals who tend to do what they’re told.
The widely criticised Legal Education and Training Review is in its final stages. Opinion is divided on whether it will achieve its objectives
E-disclosure is here to stay and gathering pace, so lawyers need to get up to speed to help their clients through the new electronic battleground. In association with
After an early career shock a strong sense of decency now drives Richard Harris, group head of legal at recruiter Robert Walters, as he reshapes his team
As firms’ focus moves to Dubai, Simmons says Abu Dhabi base is secure
Gregory Shields is CEO of personal injury and conveyancing firm Forster Dean. He has spent his whole legal career at the Liverpool-based organisation, training as a solicitor there before leading a management buyout in 2007.
Investigations and regulations have become a core part of what in-housers have to deal with. In association with Grant Thornton