The big five remain and Jersey still dominates, but the arrival of Viberts makes waves in BVI.
Offshore firms are thriving despite sustained media and political attacks on their domiciles’ reputation. Meanwhile, Asia’s significance is rising.
An explosion in investor interest has international firms lining up for a share of the African market, but legal systems are straining to keep pace with change.
As the UK contract lawyers market goes into overdrive, the CEO of A&O’s flexible resourcing arm is staying ahead of the curve – watch out world.
As 93 newly-appointed QCs celebrate this week, we talk to seven of the successful applicants to find out what has driven them to go for silk.
From the best friends model to global membership networks, referral relationships are helping independent firms to punch above their weight against internationals in an increasingly cross-border legal world.
Technology M&A is leading the way in Israel as foreign companies clamour to invest, but will a regulator’s U-turn put the brakes on growth?
Clifford Chance’s top of equity pay lags behind its peers yet partners have so far resisted change. They may not for much longer.
Mergers in the legal world are not rare and they may yet become commonplace.
This week’s feature on Royal Mail offers a master class in cultural change.
Western misconceptions about opportunities for female professionals in the UAE persist.
Next week one of the biggest legal market events of the year will roll into London. It should be good – it’s been 800 years in the making.
The UK needs a light touch, regulatory regime focused on virtual currency exchanges.
Northern cities will need more than token devolved power to become an economic powerhouse
Aim-listed ABS Quindell has extended the exclusivity period relating to Slater & Gordon’s potential acquisition of its professional services division to 31 March 2015.
Slater & Gordon has confirmed it is merging with Welsh firms Leo Abse & Cohen and Walker Smith Way in the latest in a string of acquisitions.
The merger between Locke Lord and Edwards Wildman Palmer is less than a month old, but chair Jerry Clements’ term at the top has already stood the test of time.
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
Behind the Law
Richard Susskind revealed his view of the future at the Global Law Summit this week. For many, it’s not pretty.
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US firm Paul Hastings has posted a 6.3 per cent increase in revenue in its year-end financial results for 2014, growing from $941m to $1bn (£649m).
BLP’s Lisa Mayhew joins a select few women running law firms.