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.”
Pre nups are big news, but will the Law Commission’s recommendations clarify the law?
Scottish firm Brodies has reported a fourth consecutive year of revenue and profit growth, with turnover up 13.2 per cent to £52.1m and profit up 23 per cent to £23.7m for the 2013/14 financial year.
Shearman & Sterling has lost one of the biggest litigation mandates of the year after business tycoon Robert Tchenguiz swapped the US firm for Stephenson Harwood in his £300m case against the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).
Scottish-headquartered firm Maclay Murray & Spens saw turnover hit £43.3m in the 2013/14 financial year, a rise of 7 per cent on the previous year.
Mafarlanes upped its turnover by 22 per cent in the 2013/14 financial year, from £114.16m to £139.75m.
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
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The big auditors are targeting the legal sector again, and this time the mid-market had better be prepared