7 May 2012
Dewey’s Bienenstock might yet warrant his profit share
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
A lap dancer’s unfair dismissal claim could set the stage for other performers to gain employment rights
Information governance is a huge issue for in-house lawyers. Our round table participants discuss the best way to manage e-documents
A recent ruling forcing ISPs to block an illegal downloading site is not censorship, but a protection of property
Phone-hacking select committee slams News Corp for blaming everyone but itself
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.
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.
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.
In the increasingly international and competitive Hong Kong legal market, independent firms continue to enjoy success
South East firm Thomas Eggar has a multi-tiered structure for all staff, providing a steady path up the career ladder for lawyers.
Payne Hicks Beach has brought in Robert Brodrick as a partner to strengthen the firm’s private client department.
Does top UK firms’ strategy of shipping out associates for NQs hold water?
Media giant News International has appointed Paul Chinnery as its new general counsel.
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.
The legal sector and not victims will benefit most as the UK seeks to boost the number of antitrust claims
Last week, following Rohan Weerasinghe’s surprise exit, Creighton Condon had power thrust upon him as he took over as Shearman’s senior partner.
Arbitration is on course to become the default option for international disputes
Dundas won’t make any knee-jerk reactions to managing partner’s resignation
Austria’s ENWC is the perfect fit for Taylor Wessing’s Eastern European ambitions
The first Chinese-Western law firm merger has forced rivals to examine their international strategies
Genuine whiplash claims must not be left by the wayside in ministers’ crusade against cheats
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 ...
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.
John Young is co-chair of Hogan Lovells. Or was. Last month saw legendary party lover Young’s swan song.