Rod MacLeod

Tods Murray: The legacy of the referendum will cast a long shadow


Lawyers south of Hadrian’s Wall may well be forgiven for waking up this morning and wondering what all of the fuss was about as Scotland rejected Alex Salmond’s vision for independence, voting yesterday to stick with the union of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.


Basel III: A double whammy for law firms?


Is the “law of unintended consequences” about to hit the legal market with another challenge when the Basel III banking reforms start to take effect in January 2015?

Cat Griffiths index

Avoiding panel game pigeonholes


This week we publish our review of the reviews, which tallies the firms that have won places on the panels of 2014. There’s a pattern emerging.

Mike Turner

The triangulation of tech


Singapore is making its mark on the global tech industry


Scotland’s firms hold their nerve

8-Sep-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

With just over a week to go until Scotland decides whether to maintain a 300-year-old union or branch out on its own again, its law firms are feeling the effects of referendum fever. And not necessarily in a good way.

Charles Gordon

Goldman case judgment highlights continuing costs issues


Nice try. That’s my reaction to White & Case seeking to get its costs assessed at £1m followed the uncontested judgment in a claim where the firm represented Goldman Sachs.


Switching sides - from the bar to a law firm


Making the move from the bar to a law firm can be a culture shock.

digital world internet

​The measure of marketing – then and now


Targeted use of digital media is essential for effective law firm marketing.