Recent unwanted attention on Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in light of the Djibouti falsified evidence case will do nothing for the firm’s hard-won reputation in the world of anti-corruption and combating fraud.
To what extent is the traditional resourcing model of law firms under fire? We track the inexorable change.
Proponents of reforms to judicial review claim they will deter ‘frivolous’ cases but the legal profession is worried about the effect on access to justice.
The pressure on in-house lawyers in the financial services sector is growing as banks face up to new challenges such as greater regulatory scrutiny.
An influx of global firms and a rush of indie spin-offs has created an overcrowded legal market in Poland – and fees are suffering.
Strong financial performances in London, stellar mergers and an army of major hires – the market looks good for US firms. So what do their leaders say?
Merger was all the rage in the perilous insurance sector back in 2011. Has a united DAC Beachcroft worked for the better, and what will be on the new management team’s agenda?
Just eight women hold senior management roles in the UK’s top 50 firms despite females dominating the profession at entry level. How can that gulf be closed and what career steps will make the top more reachable? We asked today’s leaders.
UK firms might lead those in the US when it comes to change, but it’s coming to everyone, like it or not.
Prophets of change in the legal industry seem doomed to disappointment. Over the past two decades law firms have not torn up their structures; rather, change has been cultural
The commoditisation of artificial intelligence means many areas of the lawyer’s trade are at risk – including the ‘creative’ element.
Higher fees are likely to drive litigants away from the court and into alternative means of resolving disputes.
Disentangling meaningful tax policy changes from the rhetoric of a pre-election Budget is a mercifully infrequent pastime, says Skadden tax counsel Alex Jupp.
Jeremy Clarkson’s ‘fracas’ in a row over food does not necessarily point to automatic dismissal.
Will other firms follow Dentons and Dacheng into merger?
DLA Piper has finally found a foothold in Canada after agreeing to merge with local firm Davis.
Midlands firms Shakespeares and SGH Martineau have announced they are in merger talks with the aim of creating a new top-50 firm with revenues of over £75m and 150 partners.
The Lawyer’s new Southeast Asia Elite report contains the most detailed research available on the local firms that are leading the way in the 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region.
The Lawyer’s new Doing business in the Arab world report provides key insight into MENA’s legal market from those who have first-hand experience in the region, including both international and domestic law firms and in-house counsel... Read more
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German firm Noerr has announced another strong year with turnover rising by 7 per cent to €197.2m (£145.2m) for 2014, up from €184.5m the previous year.
Former senior partner at Israel’s Herzog Fox & Neeman is running to become PM in country’s elections