WILL women

The five associates taking law firm gender balance into their own hands

20-Oct-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Tired of firms’ talk of commitment to the partnership gender balance while seeing scant evidence of change, five female lawyers have launched Women in Law London (WILL) to empower women to take the initiative themselves

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Young guns go for it at Kirland

20-Oct-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Next generation set to take lead at Kirkland & Ellis as White exits for Fried Frank 

Panel

Briefing live: Romania

20-Oct-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Panellists at The Lawyer’s recent Romania briefing heard much to encourage them to get involved in the country In association with Popovici Nitu & Asociatii

IT

Peer panel: IT – Oil the wheels of commerce with data

20-Oct-2014

Information is key in M&A negotiations but the amount of data available is rocketing as a result of social media. Our expert panel give their advice In association with HP

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Special report: Finland – Triumph in adversity

20-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Finland’s economy might be struggling but firms are thriving from a stream of acquisitions, restructures and start-ups emerging in Nokia’s wake

Gib crumbles

Marrache: A hard time on the Rock

13-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Gibraltar’s Marrache case has been staggeringly expensive and bitterly disruptive, embroiling government and financial authorities in the scandal. Will the jurisdiction emerge stronger as a result?

Money

Banking and finance: The advice squad

13-Oct-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

IPOs are booming again, sending law firms jostling for mandates, but this time there’s a new role for banks that are independently advising the issuers. Step forward Lazard and Rothschild

Switz

Switzerland: Peaked performance?

13-Oct-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

An innovative labour market and sophisticated business sector make Switzerland inviting to investors, but developments could diminish its appeal

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Special report: Austria – Out of the darkness

6-Oct-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Regulators are ramping up the pressure in the aftermath of recession, leaving firms to compete for compliance and restructuring work

Behind the Law

Tim Roberts, Parabis

Parabis's Tim Roberts: "We're still lawyers really"

17-Oct-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Until recently Tim Roberts resided very much in the shadows at Parabis, quietly masterminding the systems and processes that have created the volume powerhouse that the firm is today.

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Do no-fault expulsions mean the death of partnership?

13-Oct-2014

Much has been written recently about the “death of partnership”.

Money

Are there bad actors hiding in your client’s private placement?

13-Oct-2014

Citibank Global Markets Inc was recently saved, by the skin of its teeth, from being permanently barred from acting as a placement agent.

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Sir Nigel Knowles: No means Yes to UK-wide prosperity

13-Oct-2014

If we see devolved government in the UK following the Scottish referendum it is likely to benefit businesses in all areas

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Rock opera set up for dramatic finale

13-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Despite the best efforts of the legal and wider business community, the term ‘offshore’ generally still has pretty negative connotations among the general public.

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Why India should open up its legal market

7-Oct-2014

Justice Minister Shailesh Vara MP on why now is the right time for the Indian legal market to finally open up.

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