28 May 2012

The Lawyer

  • A matter of principals

    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

  • Adding to the legal armoury

    28 May 2012

    Deferred prosecution agreements, common in the US, could soon be a feature of UK litigation

  • Age of reason

    28 May 2012

    Age discrimination, the decisions in Seddon and Tiffin and the employment ramifications of firms becoming ABSs are the hot issues for the peer panel

  • Avoid a pensions meltdown

    28 May 2012

    Rejig your firm’s pension scheme to ensure survival and gain structural benefits

  • Bar and wide

    28-May-2012

    The 4 Pump Court silks testing the water in Hong Kong could signal a new era of change at the bar

  • Bee in ear for Beecroft

    28 May 2012

    Specialist lawyers reject Beecroft ’sack on sight’ report, branding it unbalanced

  • Case of the week: Employment

    28 May 2012

  • Chinese arbitration goes global

    28 May 2012

    New rules governing China’s arbitration body should open it up to international parties

  • Competitive edge

    28 May 2012

    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

  • Fremantle head of legal and business affairs: MediaTelly scope

    28-May-2012

    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

  • Job Watch: Offshore

    28-May-2012

    Offshore is always a popular area, and never more so than in the current legal climate.

  • Judgment call 28th May 2012

    28 May 2012

    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.

  • Korean paean: are UK firms missing the boat?

    28-May-2012

    Statistics show Korean legal spend is booming. So why are UK firms missing out?

  • Malta: Cruise control

    28-May-2012

    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

  • Move On Up: Bright sparks

    28-May-2012

    ?The top associates are lining up for recognition at The Lawyer Awards 2012. We name the rising stars in the legal firmament

  • Move on, nothing to see here

    28 May 2012

    The Beecroft report is not a dynamic list of recommendations to steer UK businesses to increased efficiency

  • M­­oves: 28 May 2012

    28-May-2012

    Taylor Wessing has added Neale Downes to its global finance team as a partner in Dubai.

  • Number crunching: Mongolia

    28 May 2012

    Among emerging markets the BRICs, and latterly the CIVETS (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa), tend to take centre stage.

  • Pinsents FOI request reveals dramatic drop in SFO raids

    28-May-2012

    The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has not raided a single property in the past financial year, according to statistics obtained by Pinsent Masons.

  • Taking offence

    28 May 2012

    Failed Innovator One claimants steeled for indemnity costs claim by Collyer Bristow

  • The Lawyer Management: Howard Kennedy

    28-May-2012

    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.

  • Tulkinghorn: Reggae for business

    28 May 2012

    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.

  • Watching the detectives

    28-May-2012

    Private eyes should be regulated, partners tell Commons committee

  • Wind and Smoke

    28 May 2012

    When it comes to law firm dating, a GSOH is most definitely required.

  • Work Life Quiz: Roy Botterill, Shakespeares

    28-May-2012