underground

Job watch: Transport

2-Dec-2013 | By Kate Beioley

Transport is a sector that offers a wealth of opportunities both for legal roles and puns, with government cash setting in train high-profile schemes and getting projects motoring.

Construction

Job watch - Projects

25-Nov-2013 | By Kate Beioley

Of all the transactional sectors projects and energy has been one of the most resilient throughout the recession. 

Immigration

Job Watch: Immigration

18-Nov-2013

Few topics get tabloid blood racing like immigration, but are heart rates running quite so high among lawyers practising in this area? 

Manchester

Job watch: The North West

11-Nov-2013 | By Kate Beioley

The North West region has seen significant growth in recent years after taking a bruising during the recession. But pressure on costs is driving an increase in in-house and non-qualified fee-earner roles.

football

Job watch: Media, entertainment and sport

4-Nov-2013 | By Kate Beioley

It is no secret that sports deals pay handsomely. Gareth Bale’s record-busting transfer, clocking in at £85.3m, proved that this summer and handed an appetising mandate to high-profile Berwin Leighton Paisner sports litigator Graham Shear. Earlier this month Jones Day ...

Opinion

Cat Griffiths index

Akin means business in the City

22-Sep-2014

Like a python after swallowing an antelope, Akin Gump London may want to rest a while.

Louisa Knox

Shepherd and Wedderburn: now the referendum votes are in, we need some joined-up thinking on tax

19-Sep-2014

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.

christine oneill brodies

Brodies: achieving rapid consensus on wider UK constitutional reform is 'optimistic'

19-Sep-2014

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

Catriona Munro

Maclay Murray & Spens: Will London's economic and cultural power be rebalanced across the UK?

19-Sep-2014

Scotland has decided. Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom and the strengthening of devolution for Scotland within the union is the way forward.

Rod MacLeod opinion

Tods Murray: The legacy of the referendum will cast a long shadow

19-Sep-2014

Lawyers south of Hadrian’s Wall may well be forgiven for waking up this morning and wondering what all of the fuss was about as Scotland rejected Alex Salmond’s vision for independence, voting yesterday to stick with the union of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Freshfields bids for US M&A home run

22-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Magic circle player splashes out as it aims for the New York corporate heights

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Akin springs 22 Bingham partners

22-Sep-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

London restructuring team’s mass exit may speed $2bn mega-merger talks 

trainee

ULaw strikes back after CC snub

8-Sep-2014 | By Richard Simmons

Clifford Chance becomes the latest firm to drop ULaw for BPP as its LPC provider

Belfast

Bakers’ service with an emerald smile

1-Sep-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Baker & McKenzie follows Belfast services trail but takes integration to a new level

Sanderson

Private equity: keep out

1-Sep-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Can City firms close the door on line of PE staff heading out for US practices?

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