27 May 2013
Bonelli has finally ditched its individual ethos to embrace institutional thinking
Will it be third time lucky at Sullivans?
Sweeping legislative change is providing the bulk of the work for lawyers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia
Travers Smith discrimination case shows why employers will continue to lose talented new mums
Is SJB bulking up for a US partner with the KWM deal or is the pull of non-funds muscle enough? And what of the illustrious name?
Protecting the identity of arrested people is fair and reasonable, given the harm exposure can do
With financial pressures across the board, in-house counsel are having to take a firm stance on costs
Transport for London legal director Andrea Clarke’s remit has extended to take in new in-house and policing tasks - all while ensuring that the city keeps on moving
You only have to take a walk around London to see that there is a significant amount of construction work going on right now, even if the Government has not entirely embraced an FDR-style attempt to build its way out of recession. For lawyers in the sector, all this activity translates into a healthy level of jobs on offer.
Settlements with HMRC should be fully documented to guard against the chance of judicial reviews
This week’s legal market moves.
News last week that the number of training contracts has contracted by a whopping 10.5 per cent in the past year is a sure sign the trainee recruitment model needs to be urgently reassessed.
Katie Tantum’s discrimination claim against Travers Smith highlights that such cases at top City firms are rare, but it is even rarer for accused firms to fight back
This year’s Lawyer Awards employment entries show just how wide-ranging this sector is
Scott Burns, managing partner
As internet users become smarter proving trademark infringement in adword cases will be harder
Never has the gap between rich and poor been so stark - among lawyers, that is. NQ salaries can differ by as much as 368 per cent, it seems.
A merger between SJ Berwin and King & Wood Mallesons could create a serious global player - or major integration problems.
A merged Withers and Speechly Bircham would have scaled The Lawyer’s UK 200 with a turnover of about £170m, and created one of the world’s largest specialist private client teams. So what went wrong?