Contractual blind spots affect not only general counsel, but whole companies too.
Gateley’s intention to float on AIM, surprised the legal community last week as it is set to become the first law firm listed on a UK market.
Lateral hiring has shed its former stigma and gained popularity, but mistakes are inevitable – particularly when firms from both the US and UK are involved.
The price of oil is not going up any time soon so operators must exploit the situation to create streamlined processes and ditch their ‘two tribes’ mentality.
What price would one put on the anguish and heartache caused to a father who had been misled for 17 years that his ‘son’ was in fact the child of a secret lover of his wife?
Are firms’ strategies ready for the shake-up that artificial intelligence is set to bring?
The next round of the Legal Harmony choir competition for lawyers kicks off next week - but what are the advantages to setting up a firm choir?
Nearly four years after DLA Piper hired Tony Angel, the former Linklaters managing partner is calling it quits.
Britain punches above its weight thanks to its cosmopolitan outlook, and law firms head the trend. But equality closer to home remains our flaw.
Two very different judgments confirm what many lawyers have known for years about information law.
Tesco has appointed Diageo M&A general counsel and ex-Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer lawyer David Berry as its first UK legal director.
Dentons has hired Watson Farley & Williams finance partner Celia Gardiner to build its trade finance practice in London.
Olswang general counsel Simon Callandar is leaving the firm following a series of management changes, The Lawyer can reveal.
Barclays’ former general counsel for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) investment has joined alternative fund management company BlackRock.
This year’s International Top 30 reveals a market in excellent health. As this executive summary of the report shows, taking just revenues alone, these firms’ finances have gone through the roof.
In 10 years the magic circle has significantly expanded its global presence but each firm has followed a different strategy for growth
As hackers grow more sophisticated, a high-profile cyber breach at a firm is a matter of when not if. How can lawyers minimise risk and manage clients’ increasing demands?
The judging for The Lawyer Awards 2015 in association with Travelers is complete – here is the shortlist.