London

Offshore: Get the London look

28-Apr-2014 | By Joanne Harris

The City’s halfway-house location and diverse market is drawing new offshore players – including litigators

recruitment

Recruitment – offshore’s battle for talent

28-Apr-2014 | By Joanne Harris

A dearth of experienced candidates has opened offshore firms’ eyes to the talent existing beyond the magic circle. But recruits must be ready for a culture shock

Offshore passport

Offshore: Deals and cases Q4 2013 & Q1 2014

28-Apr-2014

A host of billion-dollar plus deals and some chunky litigation have characterised the last six months offshore.

Offshore 2014

The Offshore Top 30, 2014: rankings and analysis

24-Feb-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Ogier and Carey Olsen climb the charts due to a new ranking method but Maples and Calder still hits top spot

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The Offshore Top 30, 2014: The byteback begins

24-Feb-2014 | By Joanne Harris

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

vuw

Offshore: Deals and cases Q3 2013

18-Nov-2013

A round-up of some of the most prominent corporate and litigation work that has been keeping offshore lawyers busy

Jersey

Offshore: Jersey – The ties that bind

18-Nov-2013 | By Joanne Harris

Jersey is promoting its links with the UK while shaping a stronger international role 

MauritiusIndex

Offshore: Mauritius - Sun, sea and tax

22-Jul-2013 | By Joanne Harris

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

Cruise

Offshore: Deals and cases Q2 2013

22-Jul-2013 | By Joanne Harris

Jobs keeping offshore lawyers busy in the past quarter have ranged from financings through IPOs and acquisitions to insolvency proceedings

Maples

Offshore: Awards - Bold Standard

22-Jul-2013 | By Joanne Harris

The Offshore Firm of the Year shortlist this year was packed full of firms that have been innovative and brave

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Offshore News

Gibralter

Gibraltar lawyers jailed over £40m client money scam

9-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Three brothers who ran one of Gibraltar’s largest law firms were jailed last week for fraud, four years after their firm, Marrache & Co, was put into liquidation.

London

Slaughters dominates stock market rankings despite Pinsents playing catch-up

9-Jun-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Slaughter and May continues to advise more stock market clients than any other firm, with 119 currently on its books.

Speechly

Speechly loses IP and corporate recovery heads as merger vote nears

22-May-2014 | By Joanne Harris, Lucy Burton

Speechly Bircham’s head of intellectual property (IP) Alexander Carter-Silk has quit for Brown Rudnick, while its corporate recovery chief Christopher Harlowe has resigned for offshore firm Mourant Ozannes. 

Shanghai

Appleby obtains licence to offer offshore legal advice in Shanghai

28-Apr-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Appleby has become the first offshore firm to obtain a licence from China’s Ministry of Justice that allows it to offer offshore legal services in the country.

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Offshore Opinion

Rolf Lindsay

Stay cool and prosper

29-Jul-2013

A public directory of beneficial ownership would be an attack on the freedom of privacy to achieve nothing

Keeping it simple

1-Mar-2010

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).

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