Richard Punt

Punt Peerpoints the way

16-Feb-2015 | By Matt Byrne

As the UK contract lawyers market goes into overdrive, the CEO of A&O’s flexible resourcing arm is staying ahead of the curve – watch out world.

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Clifford Chance: A lockstep out of time

9-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Clifford Chance’s top of equity pay lags behind its peers yet partners have so far resisted change. They may not for much longer.

Gen Y

Recruiting Generation Y

2-Feb-2015 | By Richard Simmons, Becky Waller-Davies

Generation Y law students have distinct career priorities and progressive values. They aren’t seduced by traditional recruitment campaigns, which has prompted a flurry of firm branding overhauls – with varying success.

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Special report: Outsourcing – Out and about

2-Feb-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

More firms than ever are choosing to outsource work out of London to save costs. Outsourcing companies, however, still have a part to play.

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The Hot 100 2015: In-house

26-Jan-2015

In association with Fox Rodney, Saunderson House and Thomson Reuters

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The Hot 100 2015: Family and private client

26-Jan-2015

Julian Ribet, Levison Meltzer Pigott

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The Hot 100 2015: Leaders

26-Jan-2015

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The Hot 100 2015: Energy, real estate and infrastructure

26-Jan-2015

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The Hot 100 2015: IP/IT

26-Jan-2015

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The Hot 100 2015: Litigation

26-Jan-2015

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Breaking news: ‘insolvency carve out’ continues… download subscription

Gateley 27-Feb-2015

It was announced in a written statement of the House of Commons that the exemption was to continue. 

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Law Society

Law Society wins right to appeal against criminal legal aid ruling

27-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

The Court of Appeal (CoA) has granted permission for the Law Society to challenge a recent High Court decision over Government reforms to the criminal legal aid regime.

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Mishcon joins growing number of top 50 firms with ABS licence

27-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Mishcon de Reya has become the latest top 50 firm to gain an ABS licence, some six months after lodging its application with the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (SRA).

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Hogan Lovells secures Court of Appeal victory in 'Putin's banker' case

27-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Hogan Lovells and Erskine Chambers have secured a Court of Appeal (CoA) judgment requiring Russian tycoon Sergei Pugachev to disclose information about discretionary trusts established in New Zealand, setting a precedent in cases involving freezing orders.

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Paul Hastings hits $1bn revenue mark with 6.3 per cent hike at 2014 year-end

27-Feb-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

US firm Paul Hastings has posted a 6.3 per cent increase in revenue in its year-end financial results for 2014, growing from $941m to $1bn (£649m).

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Tina Williams

How to navigate your merger

23-Feb-2015

Mergers in the legal world are not rare and they may yet become commonplace.

Chris Finney

Will the UK begin to regulate Bitcoins in 2015?

10-Feb-2015

The UK needs a light touch, regulatory regime focused on virtual currency exchanges.

Nigel Knowles

Empower the North to galvanise growth

9-Feb-2015 | By Sir Nigel Knowles

Northern cities will need more than token devolved power to become an economic powerhouse

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