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
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
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The liquidators of Bernard L. Madoff feeder fund Fairfield Sentry, represented by British Virgin Islands (BVI) firm Forbes Hare and Macfarlanes, have lost two key points before the Privy Council in an important judgment.
Offshore firm Ogier is piloting a scheme to use paralegal roles as a potential stepping-stone to qualifying as a lawyer.
A quartet of US and offshore firms have taken the lead roles on the dual listing of Russian hypermarket giant Lenta on the London and Moscow Stock Exchanges, creating the world’s largest publicly listed British Virgin Islands (BVI) company.
Offshore firm Harneys is bolstering its Asian presence with a Singapore office, relocating two Hong Kong partners to the jurisdiction to lead the venture.
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).