It can be an adventure in bureaucracy but the energy sector in turbulent Turkey offers lucrative and varied opportunities for investors
Everyday legal work is at a halt and the country’s lawyers stand ready to do their bit in the army if the Russians move in
The sale of the ‘good’ assets of crisis-torn Hypo bank is a welcome stimulant for local firms, but the lack of young blood in the profession is a persistent problem
Forget the ‘pain in Spain’ and those deserted villa newsfeeds, say Spanish lawyers – reforms are paying off and investors are showing their faces again
Commitment to Asia as senior partner relocates to Singapore on a permanent basis
In China the proposed merger of Jun He and Zhong Lun is being described as a deal that “has never been done before”.
Slaughters is quietly reshaping its partnership for a post-crunch, Asia-centric era
Shanghai’s ground-breaking Pilot Free Trade Zone could mark the beginning of the long-awaited liberalisation of China’s legal services sector.
While some US firms had a rougher ride in this year’s survey, the West Coasters have found London a home from home
Imagine you’re the general counsel of London-based private equity investor BC Partners. You’re sipping on your coffee, hashing out the details of your imminent £382m investment into UK-based business publishing company Mergermarket.
It is now two years since the collapse of mammoth firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. But the next chapter in the story of its dramatic spiral into crisis is about to emerge in lurid technicolour following a High Court trial last week.
The food and agribusiness industry is booming, with farmland investments offering alternatives to work in the stalled commodities sector
Setting up in Saudi Arabia requires picking through complex regulation. Here’s what you need to know
After the Arab Spring Dubai and Abu Dhabi are booming again, with infrastructure and energy work drawing in international law firms
Morgan Cole and Blake Lapthorn have finally decided that three’s a crowd and, after months of flirting with Boyes Turner, gone ahead with a traditional two-way merger.
Debt can kill a firm but it can also fund ambition. Our first-ever market snapshot shows firms in the UK 200 getting into it in a big way
Facing a barrage of swingeing spending cuts, local government lawyers are adamant they will emerge stronger than ever
They’re getting the mandates, and they’ve got the hiring power. Are US firms elbowing out the magic circle on leveraged finance?
Ogier and Carey Olsen climb the charts due to a new ranking method but Maples and Calder still hits top spot
After the activity lull last year, offshore firms have regrouped and come out fighting with state-of-the-art technology that takes client service to a new level
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
A dynamic new generation of sub-Saharan lawyers is helping to guide the continent towards economic expansion
South Africa’s status as the biggest and most developed legal market in the continent means it is still the destination of choice for foreign tie-ups
Often overshadowed by their bigger and more affluent neighbour South Africa, the southern states of the continent are starting to show their mettle
Despite restrictions on foreign lawyers setting up shop in Mozambique, the region’s historical and linguistic links with Portugal offer a host of international benefits