Leeds: Ridings of the storm

21-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Leeds has taken a harder knock from the slump than its regional peers, with firm headcounts falling behind Manchester. But rejuvenation plans are brewing


Special report: Offshore - The Cayman Islands

21-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

The Cayman Islands dominates the offshore world, but can it maintain its leading position? 


Offshore: Deals and cases Q2 2014


The latest offshore deals comprise a few firsts, including a groundbreaking hybrid mutual in Bermuda and the largest ever catastrophe bond issuance


Charles Russell Speechlys management: the joys of a clean sheet


What images fill your mind when you hear the names Speechly Bircham and Charles Russell?


Leeds resurgence equals rich pickings for some

14-Jul-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

The Leeds market has transformed over recent years, with new entrants and expansionist stalwarts generating demand at all levels.


Promo nation: national firms' investment priorities revealed

14-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

UK firms have focused this year’s partner promotions on home, but which cities and practice areas dominate investment?


Special report: Immigration – Public interest

14-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

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


Special report: Luxembourg – Money plus

14-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

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?

John Raimbach

Peer panel: Financial management – Automation vs culture 


Active financial management is vital, but with firms looking more closely at the process of debt and fee collection, the personal touch still counts

Behind the Law


2013/14 financials: the results are in


Keep up to date with all the latest figures coming in from The Lawyer UK200 with our revenue table for 2013/14.

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Measure of success for Charles Russell Speechlys

21-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

How to tell if the Charles Russell Speechlys combination will work out

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Lord Neuberger

Could the Jackson reforms be in jeopardy?


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

Robert Crossingham

Wonga-style fake letters means headaches for in-house lawyers


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?

Sophie Khan

CV-blind policies are just one step in right direction


Lawyers from diverse backgrounds are an untapped resource but more needs to be done to achieve equal footing.

Patricia Gannon

The in-house lawyers' view from the Balkans


Earlier this year South East European firm Karanovic & Nikolic carried out a survey of in-house counsel in its region.

Cat Griffiths index

Outflanked in this War of the Roses

21-Jul-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

A few weeks ago I asked why Leeds seemed to have fallen off the pace compared to other regional cities’ legal offerings.


Charlie Geffen: PEP should be an outcome not an objective


Partner remuneration should contribute to a positive culture and transparent business practices, not be fixated on PEP 

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