8 October 2012

The Lawyer

  • Big deals

    8-Oct-2012

    Buoyed up by mega-deals, the Swiss M&A market seems to be in good shape

  • Buy and buy

    8-Oct-2012

    ome firms are shopping for others like there’s no tomorrow

  • CASE OF THE WEEK: Employment

    8-Oct-2012

  • Feel the power of the client

    8-Oct-2012

    It’s time for buyers of legal services to flex their muscles and demand higher quality at lower prices

  • Hiding the truth is not media’s job

    8-Oct-2012

    To listen to former Schillings partner Gideon Benaim, you might be forgiven for thinking that every member of the media is enrolled among the forces of Lucifer.

  • In the zone

    8-Oct-2012

    Austria’s links with the surrounding region are growing ever-more important for law firms

  • Job Watch: Travel and Tourism

    8-Oct-2012

    The words travel and tourism conjure up an image of sun, sea and sand, but, as recruiters note, legal jobs in this sector are not quite as glam as you might think.

  • Judgment Call: 8 October

    8-Oct-2012

    Legal profession: Zeckler v Assigned Risk Pool Manager Capita Commercial Services Ltd. Unreported. Nicholas Strauss QC. 5 September 2012

  • Kelway GC: Tech msgr

    8-Oct-2012

    Tim Ross, GC at trendy and fast-growing IT supplier Kelway, says legal life is getting interesting as the company expands abroad

  • Moves: 8 October 2012

    8-Oct-2012

  • Olswang continues technology push with BLP hire

    8-Oct-2012

    Olswang has hired an outsourcing and IT expert from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), the firm’s fourth technology appointment in the past six months.

  • Plafond de verre

    8-Oct-2012

    The glass ceiling is still in place in the French legal profession as, although there are far more young women than men involved, they are not making partner

  • Private lives, public interest

    8-Oct-2012

    In his first interview since the Giggs injunction, media lawyer Gideon Benaim argues for a statutory clampdown on the press

  • Quick change

    8-Oct-2012

    Herbert Smith Freehills’ controversial rebrand was done in just four months

  • Special relationships

    8-Oct-2012

    Why UK banks are appointing more US firms to their rosters

  • Squat comes around...

    8-Oct-2012

    New law gives homeowners the edge in battle against squatters, but legal challenges are likely

  • SRA regime must be changed

    8-Oct-2012

    There’s a disconnect between the strategic and operational arms of the SRA and it’s leading to unfairness

  • The Lawyer Management: Linder Myers

    8-Oct-2012

    Chris Hawley is the finance director of Manchester-headquartered firm Linder Myers. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 1996 and spent the next 13 years in various finance, operational and training roles. He has previously worked at Kemp Little and Hogan Lovells.

  • Tough on whistleblowers

    8-Oct-2012

    Pay attention to the drafting of that members’ agreement, so no members are seen as subordinate

  • Value proposition

    8-Oct-2012

    Case valuation revolution could benefit barristers

  • Work Life Quiz: Colin Wynter QC, Devereux Chambers

    8-Oct-2012