This week we publish our review of the reviews, which tallies the firms that have won places on the panels of 2014. There’s a pattern emerging.
With just over a week to go until Scotland decides whether to maintain a 300-year-old union or branch out on its own again, its law firms are feeling the effects of referendum fever. And not necessarily in a good way.
The bar is changing, but is it moving quickly enough?
Let us praise legal services.
A few weeks ago I asked why Leeds seemed to have fallen off the pace compared to other regional cities’ legal offerings.
These days it’s all about global growth. Right? Not according to our feature today.
Are deals back? You might not think so from reading this week’s feature on public M&A fees
This week we publish the second edition of The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150, the most comprehensive study of the legal market in the region
Any discussion of innovation in private practice must confront two challenges: nurturing culture and managing risk.
More and more City firms are disaggregating in the quest for efficiency.
The accountants are making some lawyers jittery. Some, but not all.
In October 2012 Deloitte decided to tackle the issue of workplace mental health seriously
Our focus this week is on a relationship: we profile the general counsel of Universal Music Richard Constant with his favoured external lawyer, Stephen Kon of KWMSJB, a year after the titanic merger with EMI was given the nod
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has hired Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson head of capital markets Valerie Ford Jacob along with two corporate partners in New York.
Edinburgh-headquartered Blackadders has to take over Perth-based Condies, growing its practice to approximately 220 lawyers and six offices in the country from next week.
DLA Piper’s co-head for its India group Biswajit Chatterjee is to join Squire Patton Boggs in a similar Singapore-based role alongside London partner Dharmendra Nair.
The Society of Conservative Lawyers has published a paper setting out proposals for more devolution to Scotland, England and Wales to establish a “quasi-federal kingdom’ after yesterday’s Scottish ‘no’ vote.
The much anticipated tie-up between Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and Bingham McCutcheon’s London office closes only one chapter of speculation over the fate of the US firm.
Scotland has decided to stay in the United Kingdom, but the Downing Street declaration, in which David Cameron has pledged more devolution across the UK. The questions raised by the independence debate will keep constitutional lawyers busy for years.