27 June 2011
Schemes of arrangement look set to remain popular in smoothing the path of restructurings, report Christian Pilkington and Kevin Heverin
Despite witnessing the real drama of the courtroom, sole practitioner criminal barrister Emily Culverhouse satisfies her love of amateur dramatics by advising on - and even acting in - some top TV dramas.
The market is capable of scaling the Wall of Debt, says Clive Wells
A recent judgment in Germany ups the heat on banks to be upfront with advice on the specifics of derivatives investments. By Roland Hoffmann-Theinert and Wilko Rozman
Eversheds and Simmons & Simmons have both dismissed plans to open offices in Northern Ireland following talks with development agency Invest Northern Ireland (NI).
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer London corporate head Mark Rawlinson is set to replace Tim Jones as head of the firm’s London office.
There are many routes to success for assistant solicitors as they take ever more prominent roles, says James Swift
Hungary’s governing coalition is baring its fangs and lawyers believe its bold reforms will encourage investment in the longer term.
With its strong private client base and real estate team Hunters is at home in Lincoln’s Inn.
Linklaters and Herbert Smith successfully fought UBS and British Land’s battle against an attempt to grant listed status to the Broadgate Estate, which threatened to scupper the bank’s plans for a move to the City site.
Combined turnovers reshape global legal market as City heavyweight rubs shoulders with the transatlantic elite
Mills & Reeve has advised technology company Ubisense Group on its oversubscribed Aim listing after winning the client last year in a competitive tender against City rivals.
Norton Rose scooped the top prize at last week’s The Lawyer Awards 2011 when it was crowned Law Firm of the Year.
Norwegian oil company Statoil has revamped its in-house team, appointing SEB Enskilda CEO Hans Henrik Klouman as overall legal head.
Munich IT partner Wolfgang Büchneris to leave Hogan Lovells to join Jones Day, together with counsel Undine von Diemar.
On 6 June International Energy Agency (IEA) executive director Nobuo Tanaka unveiled a special report examining the potential for a future ’Golden Age of Gas’.
Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker is the latest international firm to eye South Korea as a prime location for a future office opening and further expansion into the Asian market.
World events have more than a passing interest for Emanuel Maurice, general counsel at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, as they can directly affect his workload.
SJ Berwin and Nabarro snatched roles on Invesco Real Estate’s acquisition of Stephenson Harwood’s offices.
Today The Lawyer Transatlantic Elite, our annual exclusive analysis of the leading international firms’ strategies, is published.
Travers Smith has been hired to advise on the liquidation of a small mortgage lender that has become the first British bank to be wound up for more than two years.
Tulkinghorn is known to enjoy the odd gentle ride out in the sticks on his trusty velocipede, but thanks to Linklaters, one of his scribes recently found herself in a fight for survival on a 100km bike race around the Surrey hills.
The gap between associate salaries at the top UK and US firms is widening, with junior associates at UK firms being hit hardest by the recession.
If you weren’t a lawyer what would you have been? Rich.