Given the growth in the amount of data businesses create and store, it’s a good point in time to determine how companies and law firms are working with eDiscovery and computer forensics.
UK 200 figures show that Olswang has lagged behind its TMT competitors over time, and it will shortly have to cope with the arrival of Cooley in London. With CEO David Stewart now out the door, does the firm have a plan?
The UK Market Register shows the extent to which US firms, notably Baker & McKenzie, Latham & Watkins and White & Case, are now entrenched in the UK legal market.
Tired of firms’ talk of commitment to the partnership gender balance while seeing scant evidence of change, five female lawyers have launched Women in Law London (WILL) to empower women to take the initiative themselves
IPOs are booming again, sending law firms jostling for mandates, but this time there’s a new role for banks that are independently advising the issuers. Step forward Lazard and Rothschild
The first Lawyer and BLP GC2B roundtable event provides a valuable insight into the realities of becoming a new GC and what it takes to stay the distance
Can City firms close the door on line of PE staff heading out for US practices?
Entries for this year’s Lawyer Awards Funds Team of the Year saw innovative structures and many firsts for good causes
Navigating the renewals maze for PII has only got harder. We provide a guide to the sector’s underwriters while brokers advise on the best line of action
Leeds has taken a harder knock from the slump than its regional peers, with firm headcounts falling behind Manchester. But rejuvenation plans are brewing
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Royal Mail has finished its first panel review since the company’s £3.3bn IPO in 2013, retaining DAC Beachcroft and CMS Cameron McKenna but dropping Bond Dickinson on an expanded roster.
Watson Farley & Williams has increased revenue by 8 per cent over the first half of the 2014/15 financial year, reaching £56.8m.
The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has named Foot Anstey and Mills & Reeve as its inaugural panel firms, with Freeths and Wright Hassall understood to have been beaten to spots on the roster.
20 Essex Street has hired Holman Fenwick Willan’s (HFW) commercial director James Huckle for a newly-created strategic development director post, marking a continued push towards business development at the bar.
The Rolling Stones were in the press recently, after leaked court documents revealed confidential medical information on the band members.
Pompous, paranoid, deluded – just three of the things managing partners definitely are not.
For both SJ Berwin and Ashurst the lure of an Asia deal was irresistible.