Setting up in Saudi Arabia requires picking through complex regulation. Here’s what you need to know
A more confident economy is raising expectations among Portugal’s lawyers, who had turned their gaze overseas
Clients are more willing to bring claims against professional service providers but the risk to defendants is not as dramatic as it might seem
Successful QC applicants are at a three-year high. Encouraging stuff for the next silk round?
Hong Kong IPO activity is hotting up again, but UK legal stalwarts are looking over their shoulders as US rivals make up ground fast
‘Exotic’ investors and opportunities for legal work beyond M&A feature in The Lawyer’s high-level roundtable debate on south-east Europe
It is now two years since the collapse of mammoth firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. But the next chapter in the story of its dramatic spiral into crisis is about to emerge in lurid technicolour following a High Court trial last week.
Why has Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) decided to walk away from the Singapore qualifying foreign law practice (QFLP) scheme?
After scooping a prize at The Lawyer Awards for the rescue of Northern Rock, the merged Virgin Money in-housers are now on a mission to rewrite the banking best-practice rulebook
Behind the Law
With constant merger talks and two empty floors in its building, Davenport Lyons can’t shake the appearance of a firm that is desperate to be bought. Here’s why.
Can international law firm regulation keep up with the seismic legal market changes? It won’t be easy.
No longer an old boys’ club, PJ Kirby QC asks what it means to be a 21st century silk
Last week Paris firm August & Debouzy quit its six-year alliance with Nabarro, which leaves the London firm rather stranded in France.
Barrister Marcus Elliott makes some timely suggestions to the Ministry of Justice
Last month PwC Legal got an ABS licence, which will allow it to own its legal arm at last.
Turkey’s new internet regulations are being seen as draconian.