Freshfields is taking on corporate America as part of a wider mission – to become a leading player not in the magic circle but in the ‘international elite’
The rise of the Turkish aviation sector reflects a wider trend of prosperity
The Information Commissioner’s Office has intensified its focus on lawyers with respect to data breaches, and mandatory breach notification is on the way
Slow growth in the eurozone along with crises in the Middle East and Ukraine are beginning to be a drag on Norway’s richest sector – energy
Magic circle player splashes out as it aims for the New York corporate heights
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Italian M&A activity has hit a rough patch, forcing law firms to look for alternative sources of revenue
Following the record-setting IPO of Alibaba, Jack Ma is now a global business icon.
The self-belief of Freshfields managing partner and corporate head is remarkable.
The revelation by Tesco that it had overstated its trading profits by £250m wiped £2bn off its market value in one day.
Like a python after swallowing an antelope, Akin Gump London may want to rest a while.
The Scottish electorate has voted ‘no’ to independence. However, the ‘no’ vote certainly doesn’t mean no constitutional change for Scotland, not least because of the UK government’s (and the Labour Party’s) pledge to further devolve power to Scotland.
At 6.10am this morning, when the Kingdom of Fife declared its result in the Scottish independence referendum and made a Yes win mathematically impossible, the debate on British constitutional reform was silenced
BLM has announced it is to merge with Belfast firm Campbell Fitzpatrick Solicitors (CFS) on 30 November, adding eight partners and another 13 lawyers to its roster.
Slater & Gordon is in the final stages of a deal to acquire Cardiff-based trade union firm Leo Abse & Cohen, The Lawyer can reveal.
Edinburgh-headquartered Blackadders has agreed to take over Perth-based Condies, growing its practice to approximately 220 lawyers and six offices in the country from next week.
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Alibaba landed on the New York Stock Exchange with an almighty thump last Friday (19 September), becoming the largest initial public offering (IPO) of all time.
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Manchester-based Express Solicitors reported a 21 per cent increase in fee income over the last 12 months, with end of year figures increasing from £7.2m in 2012/13 to a record £8.7m in 2013/14.