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.
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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?
Strong financial performances in London, stellar mergers and an army of major hires – the market looks good for US firms. So what do their leaders say?
Merger was all the rage in the perilous insurance sector back in 2011. Has a united DAC Beachcroft worked for the better, and what will be on the new management team’s agenda?
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Tories plan to raise the IHT threshold to £1m for married couples and civil partners.
Suspended Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Peter Gray has officially left the firm, The Lawyer understands.
Irwin Mitchell has announced seven partner promotions across its offices in the UK, which will take effect from 1 May 2015.
DLA Piper has announced that 44 lawyers have been promoted to its partnership this year, including nine in the UK and 20 in the US.
The trend for US firms to bring in some of UK firm’s top legal talent is continuing with the news that Kirkland & Ellis has hired the head of Linklaters’ UK competition practice Paula Riedel.
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?
Nearly four years after DLA Piper hired Tony Angel, the former Linklaters managing partner is calling it quits.
Britain punches above its weight thanks to its cosmopolitan outlook, and law firms head the trend. But equality closer to home remains our flaw.