Recent unwanted attention on Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in light of the Djibouti falsified evidence case will do nothing for the firm’s hard-won reputation in the world of anti-corruption and combating fraud.
Proponents of reforms to judicial review claim they will deter ‘frivolous’ cases but the legal profession is worried about the effect on access to justice.
An influx of global firms and a rush of indie spin-offs has created an overcrowded legal market in Poland – and fees are suffering.
The pressure on in-house lawyers in the financial services sector is growing as banks face up to new challenges such as greater regulatory scrutiny.
Austrian firms are hanging tough and looking for opportunities in a central European region bounded by a battlefield on its eastern flank.
Early repayment of its bailout and solid M&A interest from foreign investors have brought optimism to Portugal’s lawyers.
UK competition lawyers have a new regulator and new rules to follow when handling mergers. Is it ‘business as usual’ as the old OFT and CC promised?
Clients are getting more demanding about how their legal advisers manage data, meaning that law firms are having to give serious consideration to data security.
The big five remain and Jersey still dominates, but the arrival of Viberts makes waves in BVI.
Former senior partner at Israel’s Herzog Fox & Neeman is running to become PM in country’s elections
UK firms might lead those in the US when it comes to change, but it’s coming to everyone, like it or not.
Prophets of change in the legal industry seem doomed to disappointment. Over the past two decades law firms have not torn up their structures; rather, change has been cultural
The commoditisation of artificial intelligence means many areas of the lawyer’s trade are at risk – including the ‘creative’ element.
Higher fees are likely to drive litigants away from the court and into alternative means of resolving disputes.
Disentangling meaningful tax policy changes from the rhetoric of a pre-election Budget is a mercifully infrequent pastime, says Skadden tax counsel Alex Jupp.
Jeremy Clarkson’s ‘fracas’ in a row over food does not necessarily point to automatic dismissal.