GC2B participants

Passing on the baton to the next generation of GCs

20-Apr-2015

An initiative from The Lawyer and Berwin Leighton Paisner

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Switzerland – Shaken then spurred

20-Apr-2015

Tax evasion allegations and the uncapping of the Swiss franc have kept the country in the headlines recently, but it’s all good for lawyers.

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Risk management – Secrets and clients

20-Apr-2015

Banking and finance clients are in the crosshairs of the cyber criminals, and they are relying on law firms to keep their data safe.

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Ukraine – Toughing it out

20-Apr-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Be strong and think fast are the rules if you want to succeed in this troubled region. The shortlisted firms for our European awards show the way.

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Tony Angel: “The legal profession is about to go through a quite phenomenal change”

13-Apr-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Brought in to guide DLA Piper through a major strategic shake-up, Tony Angel was never going to win everyone’s favour, but what do the facts say about his legacy?

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Pensions – Don’t take pot luck

13-Apr-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

April’s pensions reforms give UK pensioners wider choice but employers face greater responsibility over schemes. Firms must be ready with the right advice.

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Knowledge management: I, lawbot

6-Apr-2015

The march of the machines is making this an exciting time for the world of knowledge management – but are law firms keeping up?

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Africa Elite executive summary: firm profiles

30-Mar-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

Our essential guide to the top legal outfits south of the Sahara advising on private equity 

Behind the Law

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Bakers’ Milton Cheng on why FenXun JV is just the beginning

21-Apr-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Baker & McKenzie China, Vietnam and Korea office managing partner Milton Cheng believes the change in law has sparked interest in PRC law from other international firms.

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Legal stars shape content of new event

20-Apr-2015 | By Matt Byrne

High-profile board to guide content of law firm leadership summit 

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A call for a change in the law to support cyclists

22-Apr-2015

The Green Party has called for legislation aimed at protecting pedestrians and cyclists. Is now the right time?

Matt Byrne

Learn from Gibson Dunn: get your crisis control plan in place

20-Apr-2015 | By Matt Byrne

When Gibson Dunn & Crutcher reported itself to the SRA last month it was sending a clear message: we’re acting decisively, quickly and we’re on top of this nightmare.

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Resident non-domicile tax status under scrutiny

15-Apr-2015

Labour’s non-dom plans could damage the UK’s status as a great place to move to and do business.

Matt Byrne

Onwards and upwards for DLA Piper?

13-Apr-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Nearly four years after DLA Piper hired Tony Angel, the former Linklaters managing partner is calling it quits.

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Diversity and global unity gives London and law firms the lead

13-Apr-2015 | By Maurice Allen

Britain punches above its weight thanks to its cosmopolitan outlook, and law firms head the trend. But equality closer to home remains our flaw.

Janvi Patel

Women law firm leaders: The PR; the vision; the reality

9-Apr-2015

Gender diversity data suggests it’s time to change the value system.

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