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Leeds: Ridings of the storm

21-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Leeds has taken a harder knock from the slump than its regional peers, with firm headcounts falling behind Manchester. But rejuvenation plans are brewing

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Special report: Offshore - The Cayman Islands

21-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

The Cayman Islands dominates the offshore world, but can it maintain its leading position? 

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Offshore: Deals and cases Q2 2014

21-Jul-2014

The latest offshore deals comprise a few firsts, including a groundbreaking hybrid mutual in Bermuda and the largest ever catastrophe bond issuance

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Charles Russell Speechlys management: the joys of a clean sheet

17-Jul-2014

What images fill your mind when you hear the names Speechly Bircham and Charles Russell?

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Leeds resurgence equals rich pickings for some

14-Jul-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

The Leeds market has transformed over recent years, with new entrants and expansionist stalwarts generating demand at all levels.

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Promo nation: national firms' investment priorities revealed

14-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

UK firms have focused this year’s partner promotions on home, but which cities and practice areas dominate investment?

UniKent

Special report: Immigration – Public interest

14-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

The University of Kent’s well-publicised landmark work for an asylum-seeker could lay the foundations for a shift in thinking in immigration cases

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Special report: Luxembourg – Money plus

14-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

As Fiat, Apple and Starbucks earn the Duchy a rap on the knuckles for its tax rules, will the government’s efforts to diversify the economy take firmer root?

John Raimbach

Peer panel: Financial management – Automation vs culture 

14-Jul-2014

Active financial management is vital, but with firms looking more closely at the process of debt and fee collection, the personal touch still counts

Behind the Law

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2013/14 financials: the results are in

21-Jul-2014

Keep up to date with all the latest figures coming in from The Lawyer UK200 with our revenue table for 2013/14.

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Measure of success for Charles Russell Speechlys

21-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

How to tell if the Charles Russell Speechlys combination will work out

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Opinion

Lord Neuberger

Could the Jackson reforms be in jeopardy?

25-Jul-2014

Could the Jackson reforms hinder the right to a fair trial? Lord Neuberger warned it could this week. Neil Rose explores the case that could have ramifications for all litigators

Robert Crossingham

Wonga-style fake letters means headaches for in-house lawyers

25-Jul-2014

After Wonga and others were caught sending fake legal letters, what are the professional risk implications for in-house lawyers of using pseudo-solicitors to chase debts?

Sophie Khan

CV-blind policies are just one step in right direction

25-Jul-2014

Lawyers from diverse backgrounds are an untapped resource but more needs to be done to achieve equal footing.

Patricia Gannon

The in-house lawyers' view from the Balkans

22-Jul-2014

Earlier this year South East European firm Karanovic & Nikolic carried out a survey of in-house counsel in its region.

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Outflanked in this War of the Roses

21-Jul-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

A few weeks ago I asked why Leeds seemed to have fallen off the pace compared to other regional cities’ legal offerings.

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Charlie Geffen: PEP should be an outcome not an objective

21-Jul-2014

Partner remuneration should contribute to a positive culture and transparent business practices, not be fixated on PEP 

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