Cyprus is on a tough road to recovery but Russian money is still flowing in, cementing the strong relationship between the two countries
Lawyers have been pivotal in the preparations for the Winter Olympics and the work could go on way beyond the closing ceremony
Bulgaria’s lawyers are standing firm amid the political chaos, keeping their focus on steadfast areas such as IP, restructuring and infrastructure
With a focus on internationalisation and a determination to forge bonds with clients, European firms are finding their City bases increasingly important
The government’s tougher stance on corruption has triggered investigations into multinationals’ practices and spurred a market for compliance advice
India boasts key advantages over China and with a step-up in foreign investment, lawyers believe the country can overtake its Asian rival
Two Chinese firms are being sued in a blazing forestry deal row but the country’s whole legal profession is about to feel the heat.
The arrival of specialist international firms has added another dynamic to the fast-changing Australian legal market
The arrival of Texas firm Andrews Kurth in the UK proves how busy the oil and gas market has become. But the sector’s high level of activity has caught the eye of the European Commission
US firms are on a hiring drive to gain clout in London and boost their English law capabilities, and the tactic is paying off
New boss Tom Reid is taking Davis Polk down a path that calls longstanding links into question, including those with Slaughter and May
After the Arab Spring Dubai and Abu Dhabi are booming again, with infrastructure and energy work drawing in international law firms
Civil unrest is holding Bahrain back but lawyers believe that slow transactional work is down to more than the political situation
Speechly Bircham must look back to 2009/10 with an air of nostalgia. Back then the firm pulled off a merger with Campbell Hooper to boost revenue by 37 per cent, to £58.4m. The tie-up also helped the firm’s average profit per equity partner (PEP) to rocket by 29 per cent, from £331,000 to £428,000.
Real estate continues to be the key money spinner for Nabarro, which has always been known for its work in the UK property market, (although) last year results were up across the firm. Google’s ...
Redundancies are sweeping the legal industry as firms of all sizes adjust to a world of permanent price pressure - and partners are no longer secure in ivory towers
A round-up of some of the most prominent corporate and litigation work that has been keeping offshore lawyers busy
Jersey is promoting its links with the UK while shaping a stronger international role
The current commercial interest in Africa is having a knock-on effect in Mauritius as it becomes one of the world’s growing offshore jurisdictions
Jobs keeping offshore lawyers busy in the past quarter have ranged from financings through IPOs and acquisitions to insolvency proceedings
There’s plenty of work in resources-rich Angola and Mozambique but non-domestic lawyers and investors find it hard to get a piece of the action
East African law firms are benefiting from a boom in natural resources such as oil and gas in the region
Firms in north-west Africa’s Morocco and Algeria hubs are seeing a greater influx of international clients into the French-dominated market