Partner remuneration should contribute to a positive culture and transparent business practices, not be fixated on PEP
With 12 months to go before the Magna Carta’s 800th anniversary, Jonathan Black makes the case for justice.
HMRC’s plans to change the tax treatment for LLP members had a big impact on lawyers.
Bribery Act prosecutions are growing in number
HMRC’s changes to the tax treatment of members could raise serious employment law issues
A Supreme Court has for the first time spelt out the difference between civil and criminal contempt in English and Welsh law
Last week’s Budget introduced a major overhaul of pensions legislation. Sackers’ Zoe Lynch highlights the changes.
A seismic overhaul of employment disputes resolution should be good for clients and lawyers
Barrister Marcus Elliott makes some timely suggestions to the Ministry of Justice
Referral fees are banned. The Bar Council’s new code of conduct explicitly states that barristers must not “pay or receive referral fees”, and additionally “making or receiving payments in order to procure or reward the referral…may also breach public trust.”
What do Slater & Gordon and Tom Cruise have in common? Both make people think of Long Island Ice Teas, according to brand consultancy Intangible Business.
Clifford Chance has cut its practice group representation on its management committee from six to three in a comprehensive overhaul.
Freeths (formerly Freeth Cartwright) is targeting further mergers in a bid to become a £100m business after the integration of Oxford firm Henmans took turnover to £49.9m for the last financial year.
London set 39 Essex Street Chambers is to leave the comfort of the Inns of Court to take up residence in Chancery Lane after adding a 25-strong barrister team from 4 -5 Gray’s Inn Square in 2012.
Leeds has taken a harder knock from the slump than its regional peers, with firm headcounts falling behind Manchester. But rejuvenation plans are brewing
What images fill your mind when you hear the names Speechly Bircham and Charles Russell?
ABSs arrived just two years ago but their impact on the profession is already deep. In a pre-Awards debate, our shortlisters discuss the rough and smooth of the transition
Northern Ireland’s economy has picked up and work levels with it. Lawyers can almost taste the possibilities from much lower corporation tax