Supreme Court president Lord Neuberger’s focus on collegiate working is resulting in fewer dissenting opinions on the bench
As Swiss banks wait for the US authorities’ tax evasion spotlight to fall on them, law firms are drafting in extra staff to cope
The IMF has slashed its 2014 growth forecast for Turkey from 3.5 to 2.3 per cent. Investors are now hoping the aviation and energy markets will provide some comfort
Why well-connected PE partners are worth their weight in gold
Cuts to Legal Aid have seen student projects bridge the gap between the most vulnerable and justice.
Morgan Cole and Blake Lapthorn have finally decided that three’s a crowd and, after months of flirting with Boyes Turner, gone ahead with a traditional two-way merger.
While some US firms had a rougher ride in this year’s survey, the West Coasters have found London a home from home
A new breed of lawyer is smoothing the path for companies entering emerging or unstable jurisdictions
This year’s Budget introduced yet more changes to the way pensions operate. Will this squeeze out the specialist in-housers even more?
Behind the Law
Partner lock-ins normally come at a time of turmoil or change for a firm – following a merger, or to stem a slew of partner departures.
How much dissent is appropriate? In the Supreme Court, which celebrates its five-year anniversary this October, it is a timely question.
Until now ‘international’ has been a bit of a euphemism since historically the firms in our survey have always been American. This year, though, the terminology is correct
BAE Systems’ Tom Burton sets out the position facing the world’s top firms
Bribery Act prosecutions are growing in number
HMRC’s changes to the tax treatment of members could raise serious employment law issues
Zhong Lun’s Robert Lewis gives an insider’s view of Chinese law firm management