5 August 2013

The Lawyer

  • Berwin rings in year of the billion-dollar BFF

    5-Aug-2013

    China link could give SJ Berwin the friendly leg-up it needs

  • Boys’ club justice is second rate

    5-Aug-2013

    Judicial appointments system must be overhauled to boost the legitimacy of decision-making

  • Canada: Braking news

    5-Aug-2013

    Canada’s legal market continues to consolidate as the stalling global commodities supercycle slows work

  • Claims tide unlikely to turn

    5-Aug-2013

    New ‘pay-to-play’ rule  will do little to ease  the pressure on the Employment Tribunal system

  • Don’t bow to celebrity Big Brothers

    5-Aug-2013

    Never mind the secrecy demands of the rich and famous, keep the barriers to open justice high

  • Heathrow GC: Jet Set

    5-Aug-2013

    General counsel Carol Hui and her small team are guiding Heathrow through turbulent times

  • Industry cop in the dock

    5-Aug-2013

    Feathers fly as regulator is accused of getting itself into a mess over interventions

  • Job Watch: International arbitration

    5-Aug-2013

    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. 

  • Lawyer Management: Herbert Smith Freehills

    5-Aug-2013

    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. 

  • Moves 5 August

    5-Aug-2013

    Brodies has added DLA Piper partner Neil Burgess to its corporate team.

  • Singapore: Cash course

    5-Aug-2013

    The city-state is working hard to become a global wealth management hub, and law firms are gearing up for a prosperous new world

  • SJB merger may spark domino effect

    5-Aug-2013

    What just happened? At the risk of sounding hyperbolic, the $1bn merger of SJ Berwin (SJB) and King & Wood Mallesons (

  • Trade marks and sparks

    5-Aug-2013

     Is there now any difference between trade mark infringement  and passing off?

  • Work Life Quiz: Eamon Devlin, MJ Hudson

    5-Aug-2013