29 July 2013
Partner (banking and finance)
Keeping cutting-edge Channel 4 TV shows on the rails calls for some radical action by its in-house lawyers. No wonder they are award-winners
Closed procedures may not be ideal, but in some circumstances they can result in fairer outcomes
DLA Piper in Manchester reshuffle as partner exodus continues
As the legal aid cuts bite, immigration firms need to be more commercially minded to make the transition into privately funded work
As the legal profession watches Semple Fraser call in the administrators and Dundas & Wilson reports a slump in net profit it is hardly surprising that the rumour mill is abuzz with talk of the Scottish market’s demise.
Adam Soames, head of clients and markets
Former Herbert Smith Freehills partner Kevin Lloyd has joined Debevoise & Plimpton as a partner.
Europhile Osborne Clarke gets busy in the City of Love, but dreams of New York
Parabis has unveiled its first round of promotions since merging with Greenwoods in May.
The collapse of several insurers won’t worry the smart set, but it is likely to be a problem for smaller law firms
Squeezed SRA thinks twice about intervening when firms face bankruptcy
A public directory of beneficial ownership would be an attack on the freedom of privacy to achieve nothing
If better end-of-life care depends on more funding, expect only a higher number of claims against the NHS
After the Arab Spring Dubai and Abu Dhabi are booming again, with infrastructure and energy work drawing in international law firms
Protecting IP on the web is about to get even trickier, but luckily a new system is available to help
Expanded equity at HowardKennedyFsi gives false reading on PEP-meter