9 July 2012
Off-the-record war of words breaks out over failed LG-FFW merger talks
Norton Rose claims it is still committed to kingdom as lawyers quit
Evidence against the bank is so strong that its lawyers’ main task will be damage limitation
Along with A&O, firm leads the way in magic circle turnover rises
Solicitors must keep a close eye on budgets or they risk falling foul of the new costs management regime
The legal profession remains unrepresentative of wider society despite there being a business case for change, reveals an InterLaw survey.
The Government’s crowd-pleasing legal stance on immigration is creating fresh challenges for law firms
Dragons’ Den star James Caan plans to stir up major change in the legal world. How? By sticking to proper business principles
Becoming legal boss at the world’s biggest aluminium producer and dealing with plants in far-flung locations was a change and a challenge for Igor Makarov
SJ Berwin has boosted its finance team in London after hiring a partner from Herbert Smith. Chris Fanner joins as a partner, having held the same position at Herbert Smith. Fanner specialises in leveraged buy-outs and infrastructure finance, and counts investment banks, private equity funds and corporate borrowers among his clients. He joined Herbert Smith as a partner in 2005.
Chambers see their own regulator as a block on the road to ABS
Germany has become the favoured destination for lawsuit tourists seeking an injunction. But could Microsoft’s decision to move its distribution centre from Germany to the Netherlands signal a worrying trend?
Stop the clocks: it’s time for Clifford Chance to say it’s going to crack America again.
The collapse of Lehman Brothers in September 2008 has propelled insolvency law into the frontline
One Wednesday morning in late June many, many of Tulkinghorn’s scribes were nursing sore heads after a night on the West End tiles. The reason? The greatest, most glittering annual night in the legal calendar – The Lawyer Awards.
Businesses require advice on Turkey’s new commercial code, and some will need longer term support
Insurers win partial victory in war on fraudulent claims, but they must pick their battles with care