9 April 2012

The Lawyer

  • American booty

    9 April 2012

    Do associates still cleave to the stereotype of US firms, or is their American dream about more than busloads of cash? Our survey reveals some surprising findings

  • American idols

    9 April 2012

    So what first attracted you to that incredibly well-paying job at a US firm?

  • AXA Asia GC: The end game

    9-Apr-2012

    Asia regional general counsel Johnny Cheung hopes his ambition to see a deal through to conclusion will stand him in good stead for AXA’s life insurance JV with ICBC

  • Baker Mac's the life

    10-Apr-2012

    Between 15 and 29 March this year, The Lawyer got around 600 associates to give their opinions on US firms.

  • Defamation

    9 April 2012

    ? Cairns v Modi. Unreported. Queen’s Bench Division (QBD). Bean J. 26 March 2012

  • Divorce: the blame game

    9 April 2012

    No-fault divorces would help maintain the mediation-based approach lawyers have developed

  • Get toughed

    9 April 2012

    SRA cracks down on rogue lawyers, but bans its panel from defending them

  • Giving in a material world

    9-Apr-2012

    Tax incentives for charity donations are essential and the chancellor should encourage them

  • Go figure

    9 April 2012

    Research for The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the top 100 European law firms finally came to an end last week as the last few questionnaire responses trickled in from firms around the Continent and, as ever, the exercise brought with it a fair amount of frustration.

  • Goodnight, ladies…

    9 April 2012

    Three female barristers quit 3 Serjeants’ Inn

  • In through the out door

    9-Apr-2012

    Shearman influence spreads as lawyer becomes GC at client Citigroup

  • Into the tangled web

    9 April 2012

    Pinterest shows why online companies should seek advice in all the jurisdictions in which they operate

  • Judgment call: 9 April 2012

    9-Apr-2012

    The European Convention on Human Rights 1950 art.10 had no application to a case involving a journalist’s application to the Charity Commission for the disclosure of information concerning an inquiry it had conducted, and the Freedom of Information Act 2000 s.32(2) did not have to be read down to give effect to it.

  • Moves: 9 April 2012

    9-Apr-2012

    ?Thomas Eggar partners have elected litigation head Victoria Brackett as the firm’s first-ever female managing partner, while also revamping its overall management function.

  • Pay-off lines

    9 April 2012

    Everyone needs a pension, but the issues surrounding the development of pensions legislation are varied and complex

  • So far, so what?

    9 April 2012

    LSB interim report inconclusive on impact of LSA

  • The Lawyer Management: Morgan Cole

    9-Apr-2012

    Jeff Wright, partner responsible for information and technology

  • Time to cut the silken thread

    9 April 2012

    The QC system should be done away with, and the legal services market brought into the 21st century