4 November 2013
If Berwin Leighton Paisner is to halt the stream of senior partner departures, it needs to make up its mind about its true focus and channel resources accordingly. By Kate Beioley
As Clydes makes its China move, free trade zones clear way for deeper law firm links
Self-reporting is the key to navigating the anti-bribery legislation being implemented in Brazil
Being sent to London on secondment is a prized opportunity for associates in European firms
With a focus on internationalisation and a determination to forge bonds with clients, European firms are finding their City bases increasingly important
Garrigues results show another fall, but not as great as in recent years
Financial incentives should be introduced for whistleblowers if we really want to encourage them
It is no secret that sports deals pay handsomely. Gareth Bale’s record-busting transfer, clocking in at £85.3m, proved that this summer and handed an appetising mandate to high-profile Berwin Leighton Paisner sports litigator Graham Shear. Earlier this month Jones Day ...
DLA Piper, HSF and DWF benefit from consolidation, while Freshfields’ global view makes it leader of the RPP pack, with a cool £4.5m. By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart
Withers has recruited partner Julie Teal to the firm’s London real estate group. Teal is a construction law specialist and joins the firm from construction practice Fenwick Elliott
Clifford Chance’s finance operation is a complex beast, divided into two groups with some overlap. On the one hand there is the global financial group which includes lending and acquisition finance, derivatives, financial regulatory advice, insolvency and restructuring, real estate finance, project finance and asset finance. This group is headed by Mark Campbell.
Privatisations and real estate offer optimism, as Portugal sets off on the long, hard road to recovery
OC gives private client practice a kick up the cut-glass as ‘traditional’ team hits the road
Remember the depths of the economic gloom back in 2009, when barely a week went by without a law firm announcing big redundancies?
Shell legal director Peter Rees is switching litigation control away from external counsel to a unified global team of in-housers
After safeguarding the Royal cakes and receiving death threats over the price of Space Raiders crisps, nothing much fazes United Biscuits’ Simon Rose anymore
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Proposed newspaper charter is open to political manipulation and may not gain wide acceptance
US merger signals fast-grow diet: are Dentons’ eyes too big for its tummy?
European courts are divided over the rights of parents of surrogate babies to take paid leave