Firm is playing catch-up in the international arena
If the oil companies are found to have fixed prices, it won’t prove to be a rich seam for civil claimants
Solicitors should always use regulated costs lawyers or they could end up paying a high price for mistakes
The top ranks of UK firms are teeming with new faces. The Lawyer asks what their plans are for taking up the baton?
The ‘Chinese walls’ technique is still widely used at top firms, especially on private equity deals. Did the great M&S conflict debacle of 2004 really change anything?
As head of legal, Jeremy Cross is guiding eco-energy specialist Anesco through its growing pains - and it is growing fast
In recent years intellectual property (IP) specialists have become more prominent, both in private practice and in-house, as technology giants go head to head over valuable patents. That said, in certain circles IP law continues to be regarded as something of a niche area, attracting a mix of lawyers with commercial nous, boffins and those who might want a life less governed by the dictatorship of the M&A all-nighter.
Malta does not want to be tarred with the same brush as Cyprus and is defending its credentials as an international business centre
Legal education market shrinks again as NCLT stops taking on LPC, GDL students
This week’s legal market moves.
With some companies seeing fines as a fee for law breaking, is it time to pursue the individuals?
Actions for breach of confidence that aim to protect trade secrets need to prove a dishonest intent
Wealth management work is booming as individuals and families from around the world seek UK legal advice on structuring their affairs
Firms falling for big-billing promises at the interview stage could suffer like Dewey
No tie-up: Linklaters knows Canada is a different kettle of fish from SA and Oz