The judging for The Lawyer Awards 2015 in association with Travelers is complete – here is the shortlist.
How law firms can adapt to the expanding international arbitration market.
The impact of ‘principal designer’ rules, parties dig out the housing pledge game, and more projects are underperforming.
Merger activity over the past three years shows a trend for consolidation, but UK 200 data shows not all tie-ups create a better balance sheet.
BLP and Squires lag, but elsewhere female partner promotion stats look healthy.
An initiative from The Lawyer and Berwin Leighton Paisner
Brought in to guide DLA Piper through a major strategic shake-up, Tony Angel was never going to win everyone’s favour, but what do the facts say about his legacy?
April’s pensions reforms give UK pensioners wider choice but employers face greater responsibility over schemes. Firms must be ready with the right advice.
The march of the machines is making this an exciting time for the world of knowledge management – but are law firms keeping up?
Insolvency litigation: directors can’t dodge liability with illegality defence download subscription
The defence of illegality – which prevents a claimant from bringing a claim that arises out of its own illegal acts – can’t be used where the company is claiming against its directors.
Plexus Law has launched its second large scale redundancy consultation in under a year, which is expected to affect the jobs of 80 legal secretaries and support staff and see up to 10 lawyers leaving the firm in May.
Simmons & Simmons has announced a new three-year business plan, giving more prominence to the role of client relationship partner.
The unnamed London law firm advertising for a merger in this week’s issue of The Lawyer (4 May) has taken an unconventional approach in its quest for a tie-up, but is it a canny and progressive plan or an act of folly?
Howes Percival has opened an office in Cambridge focusing on real estate following the appointment of new partner Jonathan Greenhalgh.
What price would one put on the anguish and heartache caused to a father who had been misled for 17 years that his ‘son’ was in fact the child of a secret lover of his wife?
Are firms’ strategies ready for the shake-up that artificial intelligence is set to bring?
The next round of the Legal Harmony choir competition for lawyers kicks off next week - but what are the advantages to setting up a firm choir?