5 Nov 2012

The Lawyer

  • Buying in bulk

    5-Nov-2012

    Laterals fad sweeps bar as chambers add numbers to fend off consolidation

  • Donald Trump – handle with care

    5-Nov-2012

    Renewables work-loving Dundas advises wind farm-hating billionaire. Awkward

  • Dutch and go

    5-Nov-2012

    Netherlands lawyers give new businesses a boost

  • Eurovision

    5-Nov-2012

    Monte Carlo was the location for The Lawyer’s annual European Awards and Conference. Here are the highlights

  • Featured case: Civil procedure

    5-Nov-2012

    Simmons v Castle. First interested party: Association of British Insurers; second interested party: Association of Personal Injury Lawyers; third interested party: Personal Injuries Bar Association. [2012] EWCA Civ 1288. Lord Judge LCJ; Lord Neuberger (MR); Maurice Kay LJ. 10 October 2012

  • Go-ahead for ‘cheat’s charter’

    5-Nov-2012

    CoA sells claimant spouses short by insisting company law principles apply to family cases

  • Islam Channel GC: Faith value

    5-Nov-2012

    Determination and religious inspiration are central to the remarkable story of Tinu Adeshile, Muslim convert and GC at the Islam Channel

  • Job Watch: Private Equity

    5-Nov-2012

    Private equity had a tough time during the recession, but has it started to creep out of the doldrums?

  • Judgment Call: 5 November 2012

    5-Nov-2012

    On an application under CPR r.39.2 for witnesses to give evidence in private, the judge had to consider whether there was a risk of reprisals against the witnesses such as to justify a derogation from the principle of open justice.

  • Local firms can thrive in Malaysia

    5-Nov-2012

    Malaysian firms can gain from a liberalised market if they change their mindset and learn from newcomers

  • LPO provider NewGalexy opens Scotland base with government grant

    5-Nov-2012

    Outsourcing business NewGalexy is launching Scotland’s first ever Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) centre today (5 November), just months after the Scottish government’s economic wing pushed ahead with plans seeking to entice firms to open low costs bases in the country.

  • Moves: 5 November 2012

    5-Nov-2012

    Nick Stainthorpe has left Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he was a senior associate, and joined Reed Smith in London as a partner in the structured finance group.

  • Mr Merger's legacy in the balance

    5-Nov-2012

    The tectonic plates of the global legal market shifted an inch or two last week when the replacement of one of the world’s most iconic law firm leaders was confirmed.

  • Offshore deals and cases Q3 2012

    5-Nov-2012

    The past quarter has been busy for the offshore sector as firms have looked to capitalise on globalisation, while workflow has remained high

  • Offshore: Fiduciaries - Split the difference

    5-Nov-2012

    Offshore law firms have long supplemented their legal offerings with fiduciary business, but will that model last?

  • Offshore: Isle of Man - Go Man, go

    5-Nov-2012

    Business is booming in the Isle of Man, a small jurisdiction that thinks big

  • Prepare for the shiny new Italy

    5-Nov-2012

    New anti-bribery laws are about to force both public and private companies to clean up their acts

  • Public crawl

    5-Nov-2012

    Slimmer pickings for firms on public sector rosters

  • The Lawyer Management: Hogan Lovells

    5-Nov-2012

    Hogan Lovells: Clare Harris, associate director of legal resourcing at Hogan Lovells

  • The real estate top 10

    5-Nov-2012

    Foreign investment in prime London real estate and UK companies’ willingness to embrace alternative assets is keeping law firm property teams afloat. James Swift reports

  • Time to get a grip on lit funding

    5-Nov-2012

    Third-party funders must accept statutory regulation to protect the integrity of the justice system

  • Work Life Quiz: Steven Martin, Antony Hodari & Co

    5-Nov-2012