Networks are becoming more enterprising and bold in their pursuit of key in-house counsel – the ‘white whales’. Should indies take the plunge with them?
A fight to take the UK to task for breaching air pollution limits has reached Europe’s highest court, but such action could be harder to achieve in future
Can City firms close the door on line of PE staff heading out for US practices?
Three of the five top UK firms ramp up their trainee retention rates
Jackson, legal aid cuts and pressure on fees have put the bar on course for a fractured future where commercial stars race ahead and others hit a dead end
A&O is the first magic circle firm to tiptoe into Canada but despite the strong economy, there is good reason why local players are not expecting a stampede
Entries for this year’s Lawyer Awards Funds Team of the Year saw innovative structures and many firsts for good causes
Israel’s conflict with Hamas-controlled Gaza is escalating. Is this a place where lawyers can still do international business?
Navigating the renewals maze for PII has only got harder. We provide a guide to the sector’s underwriters while brokers advise on the best line of action
Behind the Law
What springs to mind when you think of Slaughter and May? We’ll hazard a guess that it’s a firm steeped in tradition - whether that’s due its long-term specialism as a corporate powerhouse, its strict lockstep structure, or its black tie and braces image.
Making the move from the bar to a law firm can be a culture shock.
Targeted use of digital media is essential for effective law firm marketing.
The reaction to Bernie Ecclestone’s German settlement ignored the mechanics of the law.
Male lawyers should consider embarking on a new parental journey.
High marketing salaries don’t mean the world has gone mad.
Bonuses for business services staff are hardly simple.