30 July 2012

The Lawyer

  • Analysis of Singapore market data: Sing it loud

    30-Jul-2012

    The Singapore government is opening the door to international firms and developing the lion city as a centre of arbitration

  • Ashurst reverse secondments pay off

    30-Jul-2012

    Secondment scheme pays off for Ashurst

  • Barclays, SNR Denton and the panel game

    30-Jul-2012

    So how close is SNR Denton to Barclays?

  • Before the stampede

    30-Jul-2012

    Law firms are not yet piling in to soaraway Canada, but it’s only a matter of time

  • BLP targets A&O talent

    30 July 2012

    BLP turns its partner poaching sights on A&O

  • Category imperative

    30 July 2012

    Brand positioning is relative, and it’s complex. Take The Lawyer UK 200 Annual Report - the most extensive and detailed study of law firm finances available. When we pore over the financials and interview managing partners and finance directors, the variety of law firm structures proliferates year-on-year. That makes categorisation increasingly vexed.

  • Dewey employees seek reimbursement

    30-Jul-2012

    Former Dewey staffers’ long and winding road to notice period payments

  • DLA Piper gets £30m cash injection from all-equity move

    30-Jul-2012

    DLA Piper International was boosted by a £30m cash injection after it converted to an all-equity partnership structure while capital contribution demands fell by 15 per cent as a result of the switch.

  • G4S and farming out today

    30 July 2012

    Outsourcing has taken a hit with the G4S debacle, but it can work if it is thought out properly

  • Hold very tight please, claimants

    30 July 2012

    Award of exemplary damages in Cardiff Bus case raises the stakes for claimants in damages actions

  • Job Watch: Sports law

    30 July 2012

    With Olympics fever hitting London, there’s no shortage of interest in sports, but what are the prospects for lawyers in this sector?

  • Judgment Call

    30-Jul-2012

    Thomas Roe

  • Local nous will power the future

    30 July 2012

    Merging international firms must find a model that suits their clients rather than their management

  • Moves: 30 July 2012

    30 July 2012

    ?Employment silk Suzanne McKie QC has left Devereux Chambers to move to Littleton Chambers.

  • NHS MC: Drug test

    30-Jul-2012

    The knock-on effect of NHS reforms has shaken the pharma industry, forcing Roche managing counsel Funke Abimbola to hit the ground running

  • One track mind

    30 July 2012

    Is CMS one firm or a collection of different practices across Europe? With a US offensive looming, this matters

  • PII pressure drop

    30-Jul-2012

    The ARP is on its way out and law firms are becoming more commercial, which should make renewals less fretful

  • The great banking swindle

    30 July 2012

    Check out the riggers and riders as firms line up for work on the fallout from recent banking scandals. By Sam Chadderton

  • The Lawyer Management: Clifford Chance

    30 July 2012

    ?Lynette Williams is global head of client and sector development for Clifford Chance’s corporate practice. Formerly head of business development at Herbert Smith, she has been with the firm for almost 18 months and has dual responsibility for business development in the global corporate practice and sector development across nine of the firm’s 12 industry sectors.

  • The long arm of the Bribery Act

    30 July 2012

    Lawyers must take care to establish the status of clients when advising on the UK Bribery Act, says Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Patrick Doris

  • Tulkinghorn: Crèche course in funding ratios

    30 July 2012

    Tulkinghorn is well aware of the public’s interest in the TV programme Dragons’ Den and said den’s inhabitants, but even he was somewhat moved by the sight of a new-born babe clearly enthralled by the words of wisdom emanating from former Dragon James Caan in a recent issue of The Lawyer.

  • Work Life Quiz: Tony Hadden, Brodies

    30 July 2012