28 May 2012
Should they have stayed or were they within their rights to go? The hasty exits of top Dewey partners prior to the firm’s dissolution hardly looks like the honourable path
Deferred prosecution agreements, common in the US, could soon be a feature of UK litigation
Age discrimination, the decisions in Seddon and Tiffin and the employment ramifications of firms becoming ABSs are the hot issues for the peer panel
Rejig your firm’s pension scheme to ensure survival and gain structural benefits
The 4 Pump Court silks testing the water in Hong Kong could signal a new era of change at the bar
Specialist lawyers reject Beecroft ’sack on sight’ report, branding it unbalanced
New rules governing China’s arbitration body should open it up to international parties
They save companies millions while setting sector precedents, but who will walk away with The Lawyer’s Competition/Regulatory Team of the Year Award? Sam Chadderton examines the shortlist
From securitisations to shipping, compared with the rest of the EU Malta is making the most of its rude health by attracting increasing international work
Offshore is always a popular area, and never more so than in the current legal climate.
A judgment creditor’s charging order did not have priority over an earlier unregistered equitable interest in the property as the charging order had not been made for valuable consideration.
Statistics show Korean legal spend is booming. So why are UK firms missing out?
?The top associates are lining up for recognition at The Lawyer Awards 2012. We name the rising stars in the legal firmament
The Beecroft report is not a dynamic list of recommendations to steer UK businesses to increased efficiency
Taylor Wessing has added Neale Downes to its global finance team as a partner in Dubai.
Among emerging markets the BRICs, and latterly the CIVETS (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa), tend to take centre stage.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has not raided a single property in the past financial year, according to statistics obtained by Pinsent Masons.
Failed Innovator One claimants steeled for indemnity costs claim by Collyer Bristow
Jacqueline Moreton has a wide-ranging role as head of legal and business affairs at FremantleMedia, the company behind blockbusters such as The X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent and The Apprentice
Basil Bagunaid joined Howard Kennedy as an office clerk in 1989 and became facilities director in 2001. He previously worked at Royal Mail and was an insurance clerk at CT Bowring, having graduated in business studies from City of London Polytechnic.
The arrival of QualitySolicitors on TV screens across the country has divided the profession, with some scoffing at the firm’s attempt to reach out to the consumer audience.
Private eyes should be regulated, partners tell Commons committee
When it comes to law firm dating, a GSOH is most definitely required.