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.
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?
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.
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.
Loss of PE star Oliver Felsenstein must surely force firm’s hand over lockstep reform.
While deal numbers were up last year, their value rocketed – and this time it’s not the US firms taking the lion’s share.
Tough international competition means that diversification is the watchword in the Turkish legal market.
Behind the Law
Richard Susskind revealed his view of the future at the Global Law Summit this week. For many, it’s not pretty.
BLP’s Lisa Mayhew joins a select few women running law firms.
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