30 May 2011
Addleshaw Goddard is working with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) over alleged discrepancies in the expenses and disbursements of a former partner.
Malta’s influence belies its size as EU membership has helped the island extend its expertise in a number of sectors. Joanne Harris looks at how the exclusively indigenous legal profession is reaping the rewards
Cyprus’s largest firm, Andreas Neocleous & Co, is setting out its stall to become a more international outfit by unveiling plans to open in Beijing.
Ashurst, Herbert Smith and White & Case have scored top roles advising on the financing of Abu Dhabi’s $1.5bn (£920m) Shuweihat 3 Independent Power Plant (IPP) project.
With litigation arising from team moves on the rise, Paul Goulding QC and Diya Sen Gupta look at how cases in this area are not providing a definitive path to judgment
Daniel Stilitz QC explains why the FSA’s new Remuneration Code for the financial services sector is likely to lead to a glut of litigation
Broseta has two beginnings. It was founded in 1975 by celebrated Spanish law professor and politician Manuel Broseta.
CMS Cameron McKenna real estate disputes head Caroline DeLaney has quit after withdrawing a sexual discrimination claim against the firm.
Employers faced with the selection quandary during redundancy programmes have been given a helpful steer by a recent EAT decision. By Rachel Dineley
Sports specialist Couchmans has won a role alongside Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Linklaters advising on bids to acquire bookmaker the Horserace Totalisator Board (the Tote).
EMW and Eversheds have both landed roles on Jardine Motors Group’s acquisition of car dealership Wayside Group.
The restating of sector guidelines on retail structured products is politically well-timed, says Catrin Griffiths
Shocking financials have blighted SNR Denton’s first year as a combined entity. Chief executive Matthew Jones explains his plan for turning the firm’s fortunes around
Four local authorities in the West of England have pooled together to appoint 12 law firms and 20 barristers’ chambers to a series of shared legal panels.
SRA warns BLG, Gateley and Hill Dickinson of £500k liability
Even by Parisian standards, the latest departures from Herbert Smith, with three litigators upping sticks for Allen & Overy (A&O), are eye-catching.
An increasing number of top 20 law firms are rolling out opportunities for first-year undergraduates in a further bid to attract the best talent.
Graham Arthur, director of legal at UK Anti-Doping, leads a team looking to level the playing field for Britain’s sportsmen and women. Joanne Harris reports
Moving into new offices can be a boon to a firm in a lot of different ways.
Earlier this month the Orwell Prize 2011 was awarded to the late Lord Bingham’s book, The Rule of Law.
North East powerhouse Crutes has further buttressed its growing corporate reputation with the capture of David Crone (pictured) as a partner.
SJ Berwin has shown a strong recovery following its aborted merger with Proskauer Rose, posting a 5 per cent increase in income and a 40 per cent rise in average profit per equity partner (PEP).
Slaughter and May and Travers Smith have taken leading roles in Umeco’s sale of its supply chain business to a private equity buyer.
SNR Denton has transferred London-based Africa specialist Paul Bugingo to Dubai as it aims to give its Africa practice a Middle East-Africa rather than London-Africa focus.
Court 10 at the Royal Courts of Justice has had more visitors than usual in the past month as the press fights back against what it perceives as encroaching privacy laws.
A letter in the post last week proclaimed the 10th anniversary of Leeds firm Michael Lewin.
What was your worst experience as a trainee? Turning up to my first completion meeting as an M&A trainee wearing a grey suit jacket and blue suit trousers. The meeting lasted all day, all night and most of the following day.