Employment law is one area where there is generally a steady demand for talent, particularly those who have high level experience acting for employers. Recently this has been even more the case due to the increasing number of disputes that have arisen due to the economic climate.
As practice areas go, they don’t get much more emotionally demanding than family law. Unfortunately, it generally does not pay as well as corporate or banking.
The recent move by US firm Bracewell & Giuliani to ramp up recruitment in its London office suggests that the shale gas sector is a particularly hot one in the
Few things characterised the Noughties boom as much as the highly leveraged buyout. The driving force behind many of these multibillion-pound deals was private equity, a sector that consequently became among the most fashionable in the legal market.
As the latest flurry of high street outfits plunging into administration shows, the consumer goods sector has been rocked by the financial crisis. How has this affected demand for legal expertise in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) and retail sectors?