7 May 2012

The Lawyer

  • $6m man: can he rebuild it?

    7 May 2012

    Dewey’s Bienenstock might yet warrant his profit share

  • Case of the week: Professional negligence

    7 May 2012

  • Contracts are a fine art

    7 May 2012

    A lap dancer’s unfair dismissal claim could set the stage for other performers to gain employment rights

  • Controlling interest

    7 May 2012

    Information governance is a huge issue for in-house lawyers. Our round table participants discuss the best way to manage e-documents

  • Court sinks pirates’ net profits

    7-May-2012

    A recent ruling forcing ISPs to block an illegal downloading site is not censorship, but a protection of property

  • Harbottle scotches Murdoch’s claims

    7-May-2012

    Phone-hacking select committee slams News Corp for blaming everyone but itself

  • I did it my way

    7 May 2012

    Like all US presidents before him, President Barack Obama was subject to a deluge of scrutiny as politicians and pundits alike tried to assess his first 100 days in office three years ago. It is not a purely Rooseveltian idea: les cent jours concept originated in France during Napoleonic times.

  • Job Watch: IT, UK and abroad

    7-May-2012

    IT is a booming area and although there are numerous opportunities in London, there are also plenty of reasons to look abroad, according to James Franklin, a manager at recruitment consultancy Robert Walters.

  • Judgment call: 7 May 2012

    7 May 2012

    The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) made a reference to the European Court of Justice as to whether, in order to claim the benefit of the derogation from the requirement of continuity of service under Directive 2003/88 art.17(3)(c), the requirement for continuity of service had to be made out separately as regards each right under the directive from which derogation is made.

  • Lloyd of London general counsel: Chaos theory

    7-May-2012

    It’s not the economic crisis that is most troubling Lloyd’s of London general counsel Sean McGovern, it’s getting to grips with the host of new insurance regulation

  • Local heroes

    7 May 2012

    In the increasingly international and competitive Hong Kong legal market, independent firms continue to enjoy success

  • Move On Up: Thomas Eggar

    7-May-2012

    South East firm Thomas Eggar has a multi-tiered structure for all staff, providing a steady path up the career ladder for lawyers.

  • Moves: 7 May 2012

    7-May-2012

    Payne Hicks Beach has brought in Robert Brodrick as a partner to strengthen the firm’s private client department.

  • New faces

    7 May 2012

    Does top UK firms’ strategy of shipping out associates for NQs hold water?

  • News International names WorldPay lawyer as new GC

    4-May-2012

    Media giant News International has appointed Paul Chinnery as its new general counsel.

  • Number crunching: Tech IPOs

    7-May-2012

    Last week the much-anticipated initial public offering (IPO) of social networking behemoth Facebook inched a little closer, when it won approval from US government regulators to distribute its S-1 public offering prospectus and hit the road.

  • Regulate, don’t promulgate

    7 May 2012

    The legal sector and not victims will benefit most as the UK seeks to boost the number of antitrust claims

  • Senior - wouldn’t wanna be ya

    7-May-2012

    Last week, following Rohan Weerasinghe’s surprise exit, Creighton Condon had power thrust upon him as he took over as Shearman’s senior partner.

  • Settling up

    7 May 2012

    Arbitration is on course to become the default option for international disputes

  • Slowly but surely

    7 May 2012

    Dundas won’t make any knee-jerk reactions to managing partner’s resignation

  • Tailor made

    7 May 2012

    Austria’s ENWC is the perfect fit for Taylor Wessing’s Eastern European ambitions

  • The dragon’s teeth

    7-May-2012

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  • The drive to dismiss whiplash

    7 May 2012

    Genuine whiplash claims must not be left by the wayside in ministers’ crusade against cheats

  • The Lawyer Awards: the shortlist

    7-May-2012

    Having sifted the hundreds of entries we received for this year’s The Lawyer Awards, we can now reveal the shortlist. With more entries than ever before, The Lawyer editorial team and our excellent judging panel had their work cut out whittling down each category. Hours of painstaking research has gone into compiling the shortlist, with our judges imparting the expert knowledge gained over years working in their fields. The standard of entries this year was exceptional - those making ...

  • The Lawyer Management: Pannone

    7-May-2012

    A former partner in chartered accountancy firm Wylie & Bisset, Muir joined ­Pannone in April 2011 from construction consultancy Davis Langdon, where he was global finance director.

  • Tulkinghorn: Young at (Brave) heart

    7 May 2012

    John Young is co-chair of Hogan Lovells. Or was. Last month saw legendary party lover Young’s swan song.

  • Work Life Quiz: Liz Wyatt, Anthony Collins

    7-May-2012