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

Money

Basel III: A double whammy for law firms?

15-Sep-2014

Is the “law of unintended consequences” about to hit the legal market with another challenge when the Basel III banking reforms start to take effect in January 2015?

Cat Griffiths index

Avoiding panel game pigeonholes

15-Sep-2014

This week we publish our review of the reviews, which tallies the firms that have won places on the panels of 2014. There’s a pattern emerging.

food

Bob Bob Ricard, Soho

12-Sep-2014

I see we’ve failed at the first hurdle then, said the managing director, who sidled up to the table as we finished our main course, using the very words I’d used on Twitter just a short while earlier.

Mike Turner

The triangulation of tech

12-Sep-2014

Singapore is making its mark on the global tech industry

ind2

Scotland’s firms hold their nerve

8-Sep-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

With just over a week to go until Scotland decides whether to maintain a 300-year-old union or branch out on its own again, its law firms are feeling the effects of referendum fever. And not necessarily in a good way.

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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?

trainees

Trainees: to have and to hold

1-Sep-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Three of the five top UK firms ramp up their trainee retention rates

gaza

Lawyers tough it out in a troubled world

4-Aug-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Stoic lawyers who keep the wheels of business turning in conflict zones

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