4 Mar 2013
Employment tribunal reforms are unlikely to achieve their objectives, but the state should do well out of them
US energy law specialist Bracewell & Giuliani’s desire for a pole position in UK shale is fuelling a boost of its City operations
FTSE 100 property giant warms to more formal way of instructing firms
The Mid Staffordshire Inquiry’s call for a duty of candour will have far-reaching effects on the NHS and clinical negligence - if it is ever implemented
Statutory test for rights of light will not make dispute outcomes any more predictable than they are now
Can Mayer Brown stem the flow of staff after disappointing results?
As GC at visual effects company The Mill, Jamie Smith combines his two interests - law and computer science
Lord Sumption’s assertion that to be the best, lawyers should not study law, is gaining acceptance among law firms
This month DLA Piper’s UK country head Andrew Darwin will begin his new role as Australia managing partner, a position he is expecting to occupy for two years.
Singapore firms poised to feel the competitive heat as foreign outfits eye the South East Asia market
After 25 years Bristol-born Osborne Clarke calls London office home
Clifford Chance again tops the global project finance rankings by deal value. It’s been a pretty rotten time for the sector, but events such as the Arab Spring are giving things a push
SRA tells LSB what it thinks of being criticised over plodding ABS process
John Raimbach is the director of finance at Goodman Derrick. He was previously the business and finance manager for international capital markets at Allen & Overy and, before that, chief finance officer at Baker & McKenzie
International firms taking a local Saudi partner is a common routine but is it always the best move for both parties?
Silk appointments slipped to an all time low last week with just 84 being appointed in the 2012/13 round. The 183 applicants are required to fill in a tough 70-page application pack, no mean feat. The Lawyer quizzes five successful applicants on why they chose to become silk and who helped them become a top notch lawyer worthy of the title.
The right to parental leave is being extended and lawyers must ensure their clients are up to speed