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
Litigation is an engine room of firms’ earnings but many clients, keen to keep a grip on the purse-strings, are forcing a reworking of fee arrangements
The hourly rate is fast becoming an anachronism and firms must heed client warnings and foster more flexible solutions, say general counsel
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
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has appointed founding US litigation group partner Adam Siegel as its new US managing partner.
Weil Gotshal & Manges’ London office generated £73m last year, posting a 4.2 per cent growth for 2013.
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy is understood to be considering winding up its Hong Kong law practice, just three years after its launch in 2011.
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This year’s Hospital and Leisure focuses on technology inter-operability issues within hotel franchising, as well as looking at the current economic environment.
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