5 August 2013
China link could give SJ Berwin the friendly leg-up it needs
Judicial appointments system must be overhauled to boost the legitimacy of decision-making
Canada’s legal market continues to consolidate as the stalling global commodities supercycle slows work
New ‘pay-to-play’ rule will do little to ease the pressure on the Employment Tribunal system
Never mind the secrecy demands of the rich and famous, keep the barriers to open justice high
Feathers fly as regulator is accused of getting itself into a mess over interventions
General counsel Carol Hui and her small team are guiding Heathrow through turbulent times
The move of Salans’ former UK head of international arbitration George Burn from Dentons to Vinson & Elkins this month seems to be part of a larger pattern – US firms bulking up their arbitration practices.
Peter Chater has been head of resourcing at Herbert Smith Freehills since October 2008, when he joined from credit rating agency Fitch. Prior to that he worked at recruiter Hudson and in the HR team at Goldman Sachs. Chater studied politics in Warwick and, on graduating, spent a year as a police officer in the West Midlands before moving to London.
Brodies has added DLA Piper partner Neil Burgess to its corporate team.
The city-state is working hard to become a global wealth management hub, and law firms are gearing up for a prosperous new world
What just happened? At the risk of sounding hyperbolic, the $1bn merger of SJ Berwin (SJB) and King & Wood Mallesons (
Is there now any difference between trade mark infringement and passing off?