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The Hot 100 2015: The bar

26-Jan-2015

Laying the groundwork for an Ebola vaccine, throwing a lifeline to British manufacturing and holding Government to account for exceeded pollution limits – some of the inspirational stunts pulled off by this year’s A-listers. 

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The Hot 100 2015: In-house

26-Jan-2015

In association with Fox Rodney, Saunderson House and Thomson Reuters

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The Hot 100 2015: Family and private client

26-Jan-2015

Julian Ribet, Levison Meltzer Pigott

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The Hot 100 2015: Leaders

26-Jan-2015

In association with Fox Rodney, Saunderson House and Thomson Reuters

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The Hot 100 2015: Energy, real estate and infrastructure

26-Jan-2015

In association with Fox Rodney, Saunderson House and Thomson Reuters

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The Hot 100 2015: IP/IT

26-Jan-2015

In association with Fox Rodney, Saunderson House and Thomson Reuters

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The Hot 100 2015: Litigation

26-Jan-2015

In association with Fox Rodney, Saunderson House and Thomson Reuters

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Leadership: Developing effective executive committees

29-Jan-2015

Law firms have always relied on technically brilliant lawyers to help build their reputation. In the future this may well not be sufficient.

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In-housers to the fore in our Hot 100

26-Jan-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

Welcome to one of our most-awaited issues of the year, in which we unveil our Hot 100 lawyers for 2015.

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After the easy fixes, what next for diversity?

26-Jan-2015 | By David Isaac

Law is in the vanguard of change when it comes to promoting diversity in the workplace, but much remains to be done in the office and beyond.

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​Thinking of becoming a freelance lawyer? Five things to consider

23-Jan-2015

Top tips for lawyers looking at going freelance.

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Why the Cooley effect is one to watch

19-Jan-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

It took a while, but it was worth it. Cooley’s launch in London had been awaited for over a year, but it didn’t diminish the impact. Indeed, The Lawyer’s revelation ten days ago that the firm was opening in the UK with 19 partners dominated our most-read stories list.

Tim Bratton

New year is a time for small steps rather than giant leaps

19-Jan-2015

The key to new year’s resolutions is to rein in your ambitions in the first place.

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CMS paid £2.3m to prepare Dundas for takeover, LLP accounts show

30-Jan-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

CMS Cameron McKenna paid £2.3m to Dundas & Wilson prior to taking the firm over, with the cash being used to cover the cost of a pre-deal restructuring.

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Almost half of all non-merged UK firms would consider a tie-up over the next two years

27-Jan-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

As many as 95 per cent of managing partners expect their firms to merge within the next decade, and 45 per cent of firms that have not secured a merger in the past five years would consider a tie-up before 2017, new research has revealed.

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Slater & Gordon in talks to acquire Quindell operating division

23-Jan-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Slater & Gordon is in negotiations to buy an operating division of Aim-listed legal services provider Quindell, understood to be its legal services arm.

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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.

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Behind the Law

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India's largest firm Amarchand splits as brothers battle over equity stake

27-Jan-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

When Indian firm Amarchand Mangaldas Suresh A Shroff & Co splits in two on 1 April this year it will bring an end to the history of one of India’s oldest and best-known law firms.

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DLA Piper International revenue and headcount fell in 2013/14, accounts show

30-Jan-2015 | By Joanne Harris

DLA Piper International - the firm’s operations outside the US - saw a 2 per cent drop in revenue in 2013/14, the firm’s LLP accounts have shown.

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Notebook

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Firms on course for a strong 2014/15

8-Dec-2014 | By Joanne Harris

With six months of the present financial year down, the signs are that the legal sector is in line for a solid 2014/15.

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The Lawyer Eats

Maze, Mayfair

30-Jan-2015

Nicky Richmond gets lost in the tasteless sushi and scary prices at Maze in Mayfair.

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