Catrin Griffiths

Why this is the year to push the rule of law, not the rule of power

11-Jan-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

This year marks the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, putting the rule of law in the spotlight.

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Why the Cooley effect is one to watch

19-Jan-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

It took a while, but it was worth it. Cooley’s launch in London had been awaited for over a year, but it didn’t diminish the impact. Indeed, The Lawyer’s revelation ten days ago that the firm was opening in the UK with 19 partners dominated our most-read stories list.

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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House husbands, gender imbalance and divorce law

3-Feb-2015

The case of a ‘house husband’ being granted leave to appeal to the Court of Appeal over a financial settlement in divorce proceedings has re-opened the gender argument in family proceedings.