Setting up in Saudi Arabia requires picking through complex regulation. Here’s what you need to know
A more confident economy is raising expectations among Portugal’s lawyers, who had turned their gaze overseas
Clients are more willing to bring claims against professional service providers but the risk to defendants is not as dramatic as it might seem
Successful QC applicants are at a three-year high. Encouraging stuff for the next silk round?
Hong Kong IPO activity is hotting up again, but UK legal stalwarts are looking over their shoulders as US rivals make up ground fast
‘Exotic’ investors and opportunities for legal work beyond M&A feature in The Lawyer’s high-level roundtable debate on south-east Europe
It is now two years since the collapse of mammoth firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. But the next chapter in the story of its dramatic spiral into crisis is about to emerge in lurid technicolour following a High Court trial last week.
Why has Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) decided to walk away from the Singapore qualifying foreign law practice (QFLP) scheme?
Can international law firm regulation keep up with the seismic legal market changes? It won’t be easy.
No longer an old boys’ club, PJ Kirby QC asks what it means to be a 21st century silk
Last week Paris firm August & Debouzy quit its six-year alliance with Nabarro, which leaves the London firm rather stranded in France.
Barrister Marcus Elliott makes some timely suggestions to the Ministry of Justice
Last month PwC Legal got an ABS licence, which will allow it to own its legal arm at last.
Turkey’s new internet regulations are being seen as draconian.
Dundas & Wilson has promised nine partners guaranteed remuneration of £280,000 ahead of its proposed merger with CMS Cameron McKenna, the Lawyer understands.
With constant merger talks and two empty floors in its building, Davenport Lyons can’t shake the appearance of a firm that is desperate to be bought. Here’s why.
Midlands-based HCB Solicitors has pulled out of talks to rescue Linder Myers as administration still looms for the ailing Manchester-based practice.
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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).
Behind the Law
Shanghai’s ground-breaking Pilot Free Trade Zone could mark the beginning of the long-awaited liberalisation of China’s legal services sector.
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Benelux firm Stibbe has announced a 7 per cent increase in turnover for the 2013 year, with revenue rising from €127m in 2012 to €136m (£113.8m).