In Germany’s decentralised legal market, different cities have their own attractions for local and international firms looking to open an office
With a focus on internationalisation and a determination to forge bonds with clients, European firms are finding their City bases increasingly important
New entrants plus a mix of up and downsizing equals an active legal market in Europe’s strongest jurisdiction
Difficulty securing financing has slowed corporate activity but Germany’s Mittelstand sector is helping firms buck the trend
Going your own way can pay off big time - just ask The Lawyer’s European Firm of the Year, Noerr
King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin is to shut down its Berlin operations, as two of its three partners exit to launch their own boutique.
Taylor Wessing’s German managing partner Michael-Florian Ranft is stepping down from the position, just one year into his four-year term.
Sidley Austin has put its Frankfurt office under review after a spate of partner exits left the base with a handful of lawyers and just one partner.
Herbert Smith Freehills partner Rupert Lewis and 4 Stone Buildings have won a major battle in the High Court for Formula One tycoon Bernie Ecclestone.
European Employment Law Update — women on boards: Germany download subscription
The proportion of women on supervisory boards of the 160 companies listed in the German stock exchange currently amounts to only 17.4 per cent.
CCTV monitoring in the workplace in Germany download subscription
There have been some high-profile cases involving the use of CCTV in Germany in recent years.
Setting transactions aside involving the residents of non-EU member states download subscription
Insolvency proceedings were opened in respect of the assets of a German resident; the liquidator then sought to set aside a transaction that had been entered into with a resident of Switzerland.
COMI and bankruptcy tourism in England download subscription
According to Taylor Wessing’s Amy Patterson, the key question that remains is whether the change in COMI is one of substance or mere illusion.
Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence is the global monthly publication from DLA Piper’s sports, media and entertainment group.
Prize promotions across the world download
This handbook is designed to equip clients with a useful tool to assist them with the management of the early development stages of a promotion.
The European employment agenda for 2014 download subscription
For most HR practitioners and in-house counsel, keeping abreast of domestic legal developments can be challenging. For those with a multi-national remit, the task is huge.
International Law at Work — February 2014: looking forward... legislative initiatives of the new German government download subscription
This article sets out some of the employment-related enterprises of the Great Coalition as set out in the coalition treaty.