For the first time, Chinese firms can be ranked by revenue, and one thing is clear, most of the elite Chinese firms have enjoyed stellar growth in the past year. How?
In-house counsel have revealed the firms they most like to work with. Top of their list? Firms that have listened to their needs and come back with refined or remodelled service delivery models. Here’s their wishlist.
Ross Allardice is one of four partners in White & Case’s London office who are helping to build up the firm’s private equity practice.
As an enabler of agile working and a cost-cutting tool, electronic document management has been a success, but many lawyers are still cautious.
This week our top briefings writers are taken from the banking sector, and their posts include trends for mid-market corporate finance, how economists can help with litigation awards, what to do if a dividend is unlawful, and advice for borrowers when their loan is sold.
The Irish legal sector is diversifying outside of its UK and US trade links and is now looking towards Asia and Europe to increase international work
The threat of cyber crime and big law firms’ increasingly global ambitions will shape PII in the next five years.
There’s more than genial tax rates luring technology companies to Ireland.
New UK 200 data shows early signs of momentous change at UK legal offices, as firms seek out real estate strategies that ease the pressure of soaring rents, promote flexible working and attract high-quality staff and clients
Behind the Law
Across the personal injury (PI) claims market firms are feeling the force of the fixed-fee system first brought about by the Jackson reforms. Profit margins are under attack.
We didn’t deliberately co-ordinate the publication of our China Elite report (click here for an executive preview) with George Osborne’s visit to the PRC, but it’s happy timing.
Formal education has its place, but law needs to move with the times and appreciate the benefits that organic learning through technology can bring.
Last night, Lord Sumption, a Justice of the Supreme Court, was trending on Twitter. This, I think, was a first. The furore was linked to an interview given by Lord Sumption to the Evening Standard.
The Financial List should present an opportunity for London to build on its reputation as a pre-eminent global centre for the resolution of large financial disputes.
Lawyers are prone to a sort of exceptionalism that they alone are responsible for the client, but when you look at that service in the round, you have to consider business development, team allocation and, of course, technology.
The UK is the next frontier for banks involved in FX manipulation. What does this mean for the banks, the claimants and their advisers?