3 Dec 2012
It is widely held that regional Administrative Courts have promoted access to justice and lawyers outside London have geared up to meet the challenge
An ever-changing taxation environment and a booming resources sector mean life is never dull for Clovis Torres, GC and head of tax at Brazilian super-miner Vale
The argument that currency fluctuations affect revenue figures is pretty thin
The Lawyer’s latest Top 50 litigation firms list shows that business for dispute specialists is roaring along while new in-depth detail reveals the winning strategies
Deferred prosecution agreements offer companies speed and finality, but they are tough penalties too
Mediation talks between ex-Halliwells partners and liquidators are adjourned
JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov  EWCA Civ 1411. Maurice Kay LJ; Rix LJ; Toulson LJ. 6 November 2012
Children are still being harmed in schools and legislation means we are not doing enough to protect them
Tension grows as lawyers call for Jackson reform details to avoid last-minute rush
Euro 2012 was a boost for troubled Ukraine but its benefits are unlikely to be felt in the longer term. However, prospects are emerging elsewhere
As changes to primary, secondary and tertiary education continue to provoke debate in the country, how are they affecting the demand for legal specialists in the sector?
When called on to interpret an exclusion or indemnity clause the court’s function was to interpret the contract in the context in which it was made. The principles derived from Canada Steamship Lines Ltd v King, the  AC 192,  CLY 610 should be regarded as no more than guidelines.
Opening in Washington DC suits some Linklaters partners surprisingly well
Macfarlanes has made a rare lateral partner hire by re-recruiting Speechly Bircham international tax and wealth structuring head Charles Gothard.
Coming soon: a big bust-up between the Government and lawyers following David Cameron’s crowd-pleasing call for a clampdown on judicial reviews
John Banister, chief executive officer
UBS faces a third FSA investigation in four years, this time for Libor. A record-breaking fine could be coming its way…
It’s here: this week we’re publishing a preview of our exclusive annual report on global litigation, where we reveal the top 50 firms in the world by revenue.
The row between HP and Autonomy shows why lawyers should look closely at sale and purchase agreements