Paul Hughes of Cranfield School of Management underlines how in-house lawyers can add value.
A weak rule of law may make the UK less attractive to international investors.
It’s now almost a decade since the legal profession started banging the diversity drum and – guess what? – very little has changed.
For all the glamour and global firepower of the FTSE 100, the FTSE 250 is a bellwether for corporate Britain.
Focus and a realistic outlook are required in an increasingly segmented and comparatively low-growth market.
From October 2015, new rules are making it easier for claimants to bring antitrust claims in the UK.
Research shows that female lawyers have a more ethical approach to business than male lawyers - but does not answer the question of whether this actually matters.
There are driven in-house lawyers and there are driven in-house lawyers. And then there’s Vodafone’s Rosemary Martin.
Today sees the launch of a brand new investigation, focusing on the 100 firms in a £1.308bn market.
The CRA 2015 giveth and the 2015 CAT rules taketh away with a transitional regime that hampers collective redress and benefits cartels.
Different businesses come with their own unique challenges but one issue all general counsel deal with is how to manage the reputational risks associated with their business.
Quinn Emanuel now ranks as the third largest litigation practice in the world in terms of revenue, according to The Lawyer’s Global Litigation Top 50, with disputes bringing in $1.088bn in 2014 – 98 per cent of its total turnover.
ICBC Standard Bank has instructed Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) on plans to enter into the first-ever UK deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
Personal injury heavyweight Slater & Gordon saw its share price drop 52 per cent overnight after the UK Government announced a shake-up in the way road accidents claims are handled.
Britain is heading into a long-awaited period of infrastructure development as the Government pledges funding alongside ongoing foreign investment
Galliford Try is one of the UK’s leading housebuilding and construction groups. Who are the people shaping its strategy, who do they turn to for legal advice and what in-house capabilities does the company have?
Law firms may have been slow to recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce but a select few are now making good progress. Using UK 200 research, we reveal those at the vanguard of inclusivity and the initiatives they employ to rid their ranks of bias.
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