The world’s leading litigation and investigations practices are responding to the challenge set by globally co-ordinated and ultra-aggressive regulators.
North Africa is swiftly becoming a hub for investment into the rest of the continent.
Cyprus is still in recession, but it looks as though Russia’s favourite island will revive more quickly than was thought likely.
Internationalisation of South Africa’s legal market is continuing apace as firms seek to exploit opportunities throughout the region
The Ukraine crisis has raised questions over which rule of law to follow, but the flight of international investors is giving local firms an advantage.
The second The Lawyer and BLP roundtable event allows GCs to identify what advice would have been particularly useful during the first few years of their in-house career GC2B is an initiative from The Lawyer and Berwin Leighton Paisner
Too focused on the top line; a haphazard international strategy; no strategic direction. How will the firm answer its critics?
We finish 2014 with our analysis of the global litigation and investigations market – the Global Litigation Top 50.
Let your most awful clients go and bug someone else – they cost you far more than they’re worth.
What are the challenges facing incoming managing partners?
A lot of things unite in-house lawyers. Overwork is one; lack of resources is another.
Technological innovations and clients’ collaborative business practices are infiltrating law, giving independent local outfits a boost
The growing conflagration over the investigation by world football governing body FIFA into the awarding of hosting rights for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups increasingly looks like a textbook case of how not to conduct an ethics probe.
DMH Stallard has swallowed up Guildford-headquartered firm AWB Partnership in a merger deal that will be completed in 1 January 2015.
Private client firms Hunters and May May & Merrimans have announced they are merging in April next year, creating a firm with 120 staff.
Australian firm HWL Ebsworth is bulking up its Adelaide offering with the addition of six-partner insurance and litigation firm Lawson Smith Lawyers.
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
An exhaustive analysis of the UK market including every firm in the top 200 ranked, analysed and benchmarked, UK chambers ranked by turnover, revenue per barrister and which international firms are most active in the UK.
Behind the Law
The life sciences sector is generating millions of pounds of revenue for lawyers despite the worldwide decline in healthcare budgets and stringent regulation worldwide. With regulators closing in and costs climbing higher – is the bubble set to burst?
The Lawyer Management
Weightmans has reported a rise in revenue of 3 per cent at the half-year point, bringing turnover for the first six months of 2014/15 to £42m.
The Lawyer Eats
Nicky Richmond finds a bit of Christmas spirit at a pop-up restaurant on the top floor at Selfridges.