Matt Byrne

Onwards and upwards for DLA Piper?

13-Apr-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Nearly four years after DLA Piper hired Tony Angel, the former Linklaters managing partner is calling it quits.

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Diversity and global unity gives London and law firms the lead

13-Apr-2015 | By Maurice Allen

Britain punches above its weight thanks to its cosmopolitan outlook, and law firms head the trend. But equality closer to home remains our flaw.

Anya Proops

Information law in the ascendant

9-Apr-2015

Two very different judgments confirm what many lawyers have known for years about information law.

Sharon Renouf

PFI has ended, now what next?

9-Apr-2015

Following the Papworth Hospital PFI deal, the last ever, what has PFI achieved and which new financing models are emerging?

Brandon

Industry comment: Mark Brandon, strategy director, Overture

6-Apr-2015

Few lawyers have a ready answer to my favourite question, but they should.

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The machines are coming for your job

23-Mar-2015 | By David Halliwell

The commoditisation of artificial intelligence means many areas of the lawyer’s trade are at risk – including the ‘creative’ element.

Eleni Polycarpou

Court fee hike will drive increase in arbitration

20-Mar-2015

Higher fees are likely to drive litigants away from the court and into alternative means of resolving disputes.

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Budget overview: one for the voters

19-Mar-2015

Disentangling meaningful tax policy changes from the rhetoric of a pre-election Budget is a mercifully infrequent pastime, says Skadden tax counsel Alex Jupp.

Mark Brandon

Brandon: Ethical implications and the rule of law

2-Mar-2015 | By Mark Brandon

The law may traditionally be blind, but today’s firms should carefully consider their ethical stance when choosing which companies to act for.

Tina Williams

How to navigate your merger

23-Feb-2015

Mergers in the legal world are not rare and they may yet become commonplace.

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Weil Gotshal and McDermott advise on Barclay brothers' Claridges sale

24-Apr-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Weil Gotshal & Manges and McDermott Will & Emery have acted on the Barclay brothers’ sale of Claridges, the Berkeley and the Connaught to Qatar-owned Constellation Hotels, ending years of litigation concerning the ownership of the hotels.

Jay Sadanandan

Latham's Sadanandan: London is a bright spot for us

24-Apr-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Latham & Watkins has a new London managing partner in Jay Sadanandan, but like the song, the strategic direction remains the same.

City Gherkin

Exclusive: Launch lawyers for Jenner's London office revealed as litigation trio from Dechert

24-Apr-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Chicago-headquartered Jenner & Block, which last month confirmed its plans to open in London, is hiring three lawyers from Dechert.

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The Lawyer Business Leadership awards judging panel unveiled

23-Apr-2015

The Lawyer’s first ever judging panel for the Business Leadership awards consisting exclusively of senior in-house lawyers has been unveiled today.

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Passing on the baton to the next generation of GCs

20-Apr-2015

An initiative from The Lawyer and Berwin Leighton Paisner

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Tony Angel: “The legal profession is about to go through a quite phenomenal change”

13-Apr-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Brought in to guide DLA Piper through a major strategic shake-up, Tony Angel was never going to win everyone’s favour, but what do the facts say about his legacy?

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Pensions – Don’t take pot luck

13-Apr-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

April’s pensions reforms give UK pensioners wider choice but employers face greater responsibility over schemes. Firms must be ready with the right advice.

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