3 September 2012

The Lawyer

  • An alternative route

    3-Sep-2012

    With internationalisation firmly entrenched in the legal market, firms that want to guard their independence are turning to networks

  • Beauty and the beast of regulation

    3 September 2012

    The cosmetic surgery industry should strive now for self-regulation before a DoH review reaches its conclusion

  • California dreaming

    3-Sep-2012

    LG misses out on US presence as one-time merger prospect FFW opens in Palo Alto

  • Case of the week: Arbitration

    3-Sep-2012

    A decision under the Arbitration Act 1996 s.18(3) appointing a sole arbitrator on the basis that, pursuant to s.15(3) of the Act, there had been no agreement as to the number of arbitrators was caught by the restriction on appeals in s.18(5). Application refused

  • Charge of the satellite brigade

    3-Sep-2012

    Proposals put forward by Lord Justice Jackson to reform civil litigation funding and reduce costs have backfired before they’ve even been implemented with the Association of British Insurers (ABI) gearing up for a court battle over the plans.

  • Fee thinking

    3-Sep-2012

    Better billing is key to winning work from Aussie in-housers

  • Fighting fraud is a just cause

    3-Sep-2012

    Unpicking fraudsters’ complex methods requires significant but necessary Government resources

  • Gree senior legal counsel: Sunner breeze

    3 September 2012

    Nav Sunner, senior legal counsel at rising social gaming star Gree, says he is lucky to be able to pursue a career in an industry he finds both challenging and fun

  • Irwin Mitchell, Parabis green lights may shift ABS logjam

    3 September 2012

    Twenty-two down, 167 to go - the ABS revolution is coming, but with more of a rumble than a big bang

  • Job Watch: Singapore

    3-Sep-2012

    Singapore is opening its doors to international firms, but what are the trends in the market right now?

  • Judgment Call September 3rd 2012

    3 September 2012

  • Move On Up: Dundas & Wilson

    3-Sep-2012

    London has been the focus for Dundas & Wilson in its recruitment and promotions over the past few years.

  • Moves: 3 September 2012

    3 September 2012

    Russell Holden, has joined Taylor Wessing’s capital markets team as a partner from Nabarro, where he was a partner in the corporate group.

  • Next!

    3 September 2012

    Call for wider efficiency drive as Olympics-related cases speed to resolution

  • No country for old practices

    3 September 2012

    Partners may have to get used to taking a lower share of profits as firms feel the funding squeeze

  • Sun City

    3-Sep-2012

    Our list of the summer’s big deals shows how London law firms kept busy with work from Asia as well as more familiar sources

  • The Euro files

    3-Sep-2012

    Independent law firms from across Europe will gather at the Hotel Hermitage in Monte Carlo next month to discover which will become The Lawyer’s European Law Firm of the Year

  • The great Aussie merger mystery

    3 September 2012

    In the past three years eight UK firms have launched Down Under, but only a couple have done it through full equity mergers. Read on to find out why

  • The Lawyer Management: Hogan Lovells

    3 September 2012

    Serena Simmons has been chief marketing officer alongside US-based counterpart Jolene Overbeck since Lovells combined with Hogan & Hartson in 2010. Prior to joining Lovells in 2006, Simmons was head of business development in the sectors of finance and capital markets at Clifford Chance.

  • Third-party time

    3-Sep-2012

    More and more people are piling into the UK’s litigation funding market – but could the shadow of cost liability turn them off?

  • Too broad a brush to get the green light

    3 September 2012

    An application to trademark the term ‘social enterprise’ has sent shivers through the sector, but fear not

  • War and peace

    3-Sep-2012

    Angola and Mozambique, both once riven by civil war, are now rich in natural resources and growing fast, but they still face big challenges. Lawyers are key to their reconstruction

  • We've got Asia covered

    3-Sep-2012

    Linking up with an Australian firm is very much à la mode in the international legal community but, as this week’s cover story explores, it is a challenging task to achieve full financial integration with local firms – and all to secure a launchpad for the Asia Pacific region.

  • Work Life Quiz: Denise Nurse, Halebury

    3 September 2012