Leeds has taken a harder knock from the slump than its regional peers, with firm headcounts falling behind Manchester. But rejuvenation plans are brewing
The Cayman Islands dominates the offshore world, but can it maintain its leading position?
The latest offshore deals comprise a few firsts, including a groundbreaking hybrid mutual in Bermuda and the largest ever catastrophe bond issuance
What images fill your mind when you hear the names Speechly Bircham and Charles Russell?
The Leeds market has transformed over recent years, with new entrants and expansionist stalwarts generating demand at all levels.
UK firms have focused this year’s partner promotions on home, but which cities and practice areas dominate investment?
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
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?
Active financial management is vital, but with firms looking more closely at the process of debt and fee collection, the personal touch still counts
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
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?
Lawyers from diverse backgrounds are an untapped resource but more needs to be done to achieve equal footing.
Earlier this year South East European firm Karanovic & Nikolic carried out a survey of in-house counsel in its region.
A few weeks ago I asked why Leeds seemed to have fallen off the pace compared to other regional cities’ legal offerings.
Partner remuneration should contribute to a positive culture and transparent business practices, not be fixated on PEP