Legal order that “guarantees good” must be properly funded, says Boris Johnson.
Loss of PE star Oliver Felsenstein must surely force firm’s hand over lockstep reform.
BLP’s Lisa Mayhew joins a select few women running law firms.
Female lawyers take the lead in demonstrating the benefits of flexible working
With six months of the present financial year down, the signs are that the legal sector is in line for a solid 2014/15.
Firm responds to demand for parallel jurisdiction capability in investment funds work
A diverse range of law firms are now battling for work in the former French bastion
Next generation set to take lead at Kirkland & Ellis as White exits for Fried Frank
Accountant will not form standalone law firm, but build legal into its offering
Supermarket’s lawyers man the tills to rebuild company’s reputation after blunder
US firms indulge in London hiring binge, but Mayer Brown bucks the trend
London restructuring team’s mass exit may speed $2bn mega-merger talks
Magic circle player splashes out as it aims for the New York corporate heights
Despite a growing momentum in favour of alternative and ‘agile’ working models, many firms are still struggling to find a way to fit their working practices around reducing their property costs.
Clients are getting more demanding about how their legal advisers manage data, meaning that law firms are having to give serious consideration to data security.
UK competition lawyers have a new regulator and new rules to follow when handling mergers. Is it ‘business as usual’ as the old OFT and CC promised?
The big five remain and Jersey still dominates, but the arrival of Viberts makes waves in BVI.
Offshore firms are thriving despite sustained media and political attacks on their domiciles’ reputation. Meanwhile, Asia’s significance is rising.
An explosion in investor interest has international firms lining up for a share of the African market, but legal systems are straining to keep pace with change.