8 October 2012
Buoyed up by mega-deals, the Swiss M&A market seems to be in good shape
ome firms are shopping for others like there’s no tomorrow
It’s time for buyers of legal services to flex their muscles and demand higher quality at lower prices
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.
Austria’s links with the surrounding region are growing ever-more important for law firms
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.
Legal profession: Zeckler v Assigned Risk Pool Manager Capita Commercial Services Ltd. Unreported. Nicholas Strauss QC. 5 September 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.
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
In his first interview since the Giggs injunction, media lawyer Gideon Benaim argues for a statutory clampdown on the press
Herbert Smith Freehills’ controversial rebrand was done in just four months
Why UK banks are appointing more US firms to their rosters
New law gives homeowners the edge in battle against squatters, but legal challenges are likely
There’s a disconnect between the strategic and operational arms of the SRA and it’s leading to unfairness
Tim Ross, GC at trendy and fast-growing IT supplier Kelway, says legal life is getting interesting as the company expands abroad
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.
Pay attention to the drafting of that members’ agreement, so no members are seen as subordinate
Case valuation revolution could benefit barristers