Too focused on the top line; a haphazard international strategy; no strategic direction. How will the firm answer its critics?
Given the growth in the amount of data businesses create and store, it’s a good point in time to determine how companies and law firms are working with eDiscovery and computer forensics.
UK 200 figures show that Olswang has lagged behind its TMT competitors over time, and it will shortly have to cope with the arrival of Cooley in London. With CEO David Stewart now out the door, does the firm have a plan?
The UK Market Register shows the extent to which US firms, notably Baker & McKenzie, Latham & Watkins and White & Case, are now entrenched in the UK legal market.
Tired of firms’ talk of commitment to the partnership gender balance while seeing scant evidence of change, five female lawyers have launched Women in Law London (WILL) to empower women to take the initiative themselves
IPOs are booming again, sending law firms jostling for mandates, but this time there’s a new role for banks that are independently advising the issuers. Step forward Lazard and Rothschild
The first Lawyer and BLP GC2B roundtable event provides a valuable insight into the realities of becoming a new GC and what it takes to stay the distance
Can City firms close the door on line of PE staff heading out for US practices?
Entries for this year’s Lawyer Awards Funds Team of the Year saw innovative structures and many firsts for good causes
Navigating the renewals maze for PII has only got harder. We provide a guide to the sector’s underwriters while brokers advise on the best line of action
Supreme Court rules even royalty must sign own disclosure statement and weighs in on question of relief from sanctions download subscription
The Supreme Court has for the first time addressed the question of post-Mitchell relief from sanctions in the recent case of HRH Prince Abdulaziz Bin Mishal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud v Apex Global Management Ltd and anor.
Leigh Day and Public Interest Lawyers were the subject of criticism by defence secretary Michael Fallon yesterday (17 December) following the publication of a report into allegations that British forces tortured and executed Iraqi citizens.
Eurostar has delayed its panel review until spring 2015, granting Burges Salmon, CMS Cameron McKenna and Osborne Clarke a four-month reprieve.
September saw the beginning of the end for Bingham McCutchen as its London partners decided to jump ship to Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld.
BLM, Clarke Willmott and Penningtons Manches are among the firms to have been newly appointed to the Housing Associations’ Legal Alliance (HALA) refreshed panel.
The Rolling Stones were in the press recently, after leaked court documents revealed confidential medical information on the band members.
Pompous, paranoid, deluded – just three of the things managing partners definitely are not.
For both SJ Berwin and Ashurst the lure of an Asia deal was irresistible.