Meet the star firms of the next decade

12-Oct-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Today sees the launch of a brand new investigation, focusing on the 100 firms in a £1.308bn market.

Thomas de la Mare

New Competition Act does not deliver – yet


The CRA 2015 giveth and the 2015 CAT rules taketh away with a transitional regime that hampers collective redress and benefits cartels.

Chris Wray

TfL's Uber-tight proposals risk hurting London's tech rep


Uber’s battle with TfL shows how mobile tech is challenging the current regulations for taxi travel in London.

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Firebrands are a firm’s best friend

5-Oct-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

And there goes another Scottish independent. McClure Naismith’s decision to call in the administrators in August was the third sad ending of its kind, following Semple Fraser in 2013 and Tods Murray, bought by Shepherd & Wedderburn in 2014.


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Think about your dream neighbourhood restaurant. It would have a chef-owner who actually cooks in the kitchen. It would be around the corner, so that you could stagger home, if and when necessary.

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A&O enjoys fleeting moment as second-largest magic circle firm

6-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

After years of chasing its rivals, Allen & Overy (A&O) has displaced Linklaters as – for the time being – as the second-largest magic circle firm. 


Cash: saviour of the universe

29-Jun-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Widespread generous pay hikes for NQs, but US firms focus on rewarding trainees.


Herbert Smith Freehills' worldwide efficiency drive

22-Jun-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has joined the small but growing number of firms appointing legal project managers to take control of client work and fee allocation.

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Lock-ins guarantee Gateley loyalty

15-Jun-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Gateley bigshots see personal wealth soar on flotation, but face penalties for early exit .

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Taxis are coming to a summit near you – the Business Leadership Summit

8-Jun-2015 | By Matt Byrne

From 15 June the streets of Central London will be graced by a number of Business Leadership-branded taxis aimed at raising the profile of the September event.

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