Be strong and think fast are the rules if you want to succeed in this troubled region. The shortlisted firms for our European awards show the way.
Tax evasion allegations and the uncapping of the Swiss franc have kept the country in the headlines recently, but it’s all good for lawyers.
Travers’ determination to stay independent was once seen as its Achilles heel. But maybe it was ahead of its time.
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.
Global and local firms are poised to exploit the potential from ASEAN’s new single economic market in our first Elite report into the region’s legal sector
Despite being a top recipient of foreign direct investment, South Korea’s business activity potential is not being realised. Do policymakers have the remedy?
After the first flush of enthusiasm, international firms are reassessing their position in Asia Pacific, while the locals go for growth
A prolonged period of tough trading conditions has forced a rebalancing in the top end of the legal market, while mid-sized players are growing
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.
Strong financial performances in London, stellar mergers and an army of major hires – the market looks good for US firms. So what do their leaders say?
Charlie Geffen has re-emerged as the architect for Gibson Dunn’s English law capability – an ideal role for the committed internationalist. But why Gibson, and how does he really feel about Ashurst’s thwarted US plans?
US firms are growing deep roots in London by hiring and promoting local talent, data from The Lawyer shows. Which firms are growing their own and which are still intent on buying in laterals?
Technology M&A is leading the way in Israel as foreign companies clamour to invest, but will a regulator’s U-turn put the brakes on growth?
The Middle Eastern market is lucrative, but for international firms business nuances are tricky. To guide you through, The Lawyer has researched the region and the legal players to collaborate with. Here’s a taster of our findings
A maturing economy, political stability and innovations such as industry hubs make Dubai and Abu Dhabi inviting – if you can get your feet under the table
An initiative from The Lawyer and Berwin Leighton Paisner
Brought in to guide DLA Piper through a major strategic shake-up, Tony Angel was never going to win everyone’s favour, but what do the facts say about his legacy?
April’s pensions reforms give UK pensioners wider choice but employers face greater responsibility over schemes. Firms must be ready with the right advice.
The big five remain and Jersey still dominates, but the arrival of Viberts makes waves in BVI.
Offshore firms are thriving despite sustained media and political attacks on their domiciles’ reputation. Meanwhile, Asia’s significance is rising.
Offshore players have high hopes of Singapore but for now the work is limited, so increased competition could stymie firms’ growth
Several billion-dollar deals and a number of landmark cases characterised workflows for offshore firms in the third quarter of 2014
Our essential guide to the top legal outfits south of the Sahara advising on private equity
This year’s Africa Elite reveals the domestic firms and international lawyers leading the continent’s rise. As this executive summary shows, private equity is a growing force
An explosion in investor interest has international firms lining up for a share of the African market, but legal systems are straining to keep pace with change.
Internationalisation of South Africa’s legal market is continuing apace as firms seek to exploit opportunities throughout the region