Lawyer 2B looks at the varied forms of apprenticeships in the legal market, and asks whether they are really the answer to the future of legal education.
The gargantuan BT Sport-Uefa football deal was all the work of each side’s in-housers – private practice take note
Cyprus is on a tough road to recovery but Russian money is still flowing in, cementing the strong relationship between the two countries
The effects of recent changes to civil litigation are only just beginning to be felt, but barristers in the regions have several reasons to be cheerful
The government’s tougher stance on corruption has triggered investigations into multinationals’ practices and spurred a market for compliance advice
Speechly Bircham must look back to 2009/10 with an air of nostalgia. Back then the firm pulled off a merger with Campbell Hooper to boost revenue by 37 per cent, to £58.4m. The tie-up also helped the firm’s average profit per equity partner (PEP) to rocket by 29 per cent, from £331,000 to £428,000.
India boasts key advantages over China and with a step-up in foreign investment, lawyers believe the country can overtake its Asian rival
Lawyers have been pivotal in the preparations for the Winter Olympics and the work could go on way beyond the closing ceremony
The debate over Scotland’s future has developed with last week’s guide to independence.
You’re an in-house lawyer outside London. Your usual external law firm is spending less time on you but wants to bill you more.
New research highlights the impact of Government cuts on lawyers entering criminal practice
Tax investigations lawyers have the skills to unpick fraud cases - just ask Al Capone
The Young divorce case raises serious questions for big money family battles
Wragge & Co senior partner Quentin Poole has always considered Lawrence Graham (LG) an undervalued stock
South African firm ENSafrica is merging with Mauritian firm De Comarmond & Koenig (DCKM), as it continues its expansion across Africa.
Bond Pearce’s final year before its merger with Dickinson Dees saw turnover rise to £51.8m - £1.5m more than first reported, newly-released LLP accounts have shown.
This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
SJ Berwin senior partner Stephen Kon has spoken about how the client shift from West to East has propelled his firm to combine with Asia Pacific giant King & Wood Mallesons - which goes live today (1 November).
Transport is a sector that offers a wealth of opportunities both for legal roles and puns, with government cash setting in train high-profile schemes and getting projects motoring.
Of all the transactional sectors projects and energy has been one of the most resilient throughout the recession.
Few topics get tabloid blood racing like immigration, but are heart rates running quite so high among lawyers practising in this area?
The North West region has seen significant growth in recent years after taking a bruising during the recession. But pressure on costs is driving an increase in in-house and non-qualified fee-earner roles.