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
The current commercial interest in Africa is having a knock-on effect in Mauritius as it becomes one of the world’s growing offshore jurisdictions
Jobs keeping offshore lawyers busy in the past quarter have ranged from financings through IPOs and acquisitions to insolvency proceedings
The Offshore Firm of the Year shortlist this year was packed full of firms that have been innovative and brave
Offshore firms are not letting proposed regulatory changes to the legal profession put them off opening offices in the British Virgin Islands
A round-up of some of the most prominent mandates that have been keeping offshore lawyers busy
Maples and Calder has regained the top spot and other firms are expanding - the tide is changing offshore
Profiles of the top 30 offshore firms, ranked by number of partners
The past quarter has been busy for the offshore sector as firms have looked to capitalise on globalisation, while workflow has remained high
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South African firm ENSafrica is merging with Mauritian firm De Comarmond & Koenig (DCKM), as it continues its expansion across Africa.
Offshore firm Collas Crill is relocating two lawyers to London, creating its second office outside the Channel Islands.
Offshore firm Conyers Dill & Pearman has shut its São Paulo office, although the firm is maintaining an on-the-ground presence in Brazil through a representative lawyer.
Asset management boutique MJ Hudson and Jersey firm VerrasLaw have agreed to merge, in a bid to become a global alternative asset law firm.
A public directory of beneficial ownership would be an attack on the freedom of privacy to achieve nothing
In this year’s offshore survey The Lawyer excluded firms’ fiduciary lawyers and partners to get a better reflection of what’s happening with the legal side of their businesses (see story).