More Shard, less Cheops – the new look of law

4-May-2015 | By Richard Kemp

Are firms’ strategies ready for the shake-up that artificial intelligence is set to bring?

 John Butterfield QC

Panton case highlights 'genuinely important' public interest issues


The decision of the prosecution to offer no evidence against former News of the World journalist Lucy Panton ends a four-year saga she describes as a ‘hellish ordeal’, but wider issues remain.


What makes lawyers sing?


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?

Cat Griffiths index

KWM’s resurgence will be built on real estate

27-Apr-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

Eye-catching defections tend to be from corporate or finance departments, so it was a nice change for us to report last week a notable news story in real estate, a practice area that – outside magic circle firms’ covert downsizing – rarely sees dramatic team moves.

Peter Kalis 2015 index

Women, teamwork and innovation

27-Apr-2015 | By Peter Kalis

Now that more women are adding their skill and insight to the team game of law, the profession stands on the cusp of greatness.


A call for a change in the law to support cyclists


The Green Party has called for legislation aimed at protecting pedestrians and cyclists. Is now the right time?

Matt Byrne

Learn from Gibson Dunn: get your crisis control plan in place

20-Apr-2015 | By Matt Byrne

When Gibson Dunn & Crutcher reported itself to the SRA last month it was sending a clear message: we’re acting decisively, quickly and we’re on top of this nightmare.

Ashley Crossley opinion index

Resident non-domicile tax status under scrutiny


Labour’s non-dom plans could damage the UK’s status as a great place to move to and do business.