3 Dec 2012

The Lawyer

  • Access all areas

    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

  • Cash and carry-on

    3-Dec-2012

    The argument that currency fluctuations affect revenue figures is pretty thin

  • Charge of the lit brigade

    3-Dec-2012

    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

  • DPAs are no cosy option

    3-Dec-2012

    Deferred prosecution agreements offer companies speed and finality, but they are tough penalties too

  • Dramatic pause

    3-Dec-2012

    Mediation talks between ex-Halliwells partners and liquidators are adjourned

  • Featured case: Civil procedure

    5-Dec-2012

    JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov [2012] EWCA Civ 1411. Maurice Kay LJ; Rix LJ; Toulson LJ. 6 November 2012

  • Freedom law leaves kids at risk

    3-Dec-2012

    Children are still being harmed in schools and legislation means we are not doing enough to protect them

  • Give us a clue Jackson

    3-Dec-2012

    Tension grows as lawyers call for Jackson reform details to avoid last-minute rush

  • Goal difference

    3-Dec-2012

    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

  • Job Watch: Education

    3-Dec-2012

    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?

  • Judgment Call: December 3 2012

    3-Dec-2012

    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 [1952] AC 192, [1952] CLY 610 should be regarded as no more than guidelines.

  • Local links

    3-Dec-2012

    Opening in Washington DC suits some Linklaters partners surprisingly well

  • Moves: 3 December 2012

    3-Dec-2012

    Macfarlanes has made a rare lateral partner hire by re-recruiting Speechly Bircham international tax and wealth structuring head Charles Gothard.

  • Review to a kill

    3-Dec-2012

    Coming soon: a big bust-up between the Government and lawyers following David Cameron’s crowd-pleasing call for a clampdown on judicial reviews

  • The Lawyer Management: Wiggin

    3-Dec-2012

    John Banister, chief executive officer

  • Third time unlucky for UBS

    3-Dec-2012

    UBS faces a third FSA investigation in four years, this time for Libor. A record-breaking fine could be coming its way…

  • US litigators need London weight

    3-Dec-2012

    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.

  • Vale GC: BRIC builder

    3-Dec-2012

    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

  • When small print’s not charming

    3-Dec-2012

    The row between HP and Autonomy shows why lawyers should look closely at sale and purchase agreements

  • Work Life Quiz: Jayne Schnider, Irwin Mitchell

    3-Dec-2012