Lawyer News Daily
Why would anybody want to be a law firm managing partner? Most people would run screaming from a role that involves trying to reach a consensus from a group of lawyers.
It’s been a long time on the back burner but finally Eversheds has given the green light to its potentially transformative plans to seek a US merger partner.
Creative and aggressive - are these the qualities needed to win a spot on a big bank legal panel? Apparently so, according to JP Morgan Chase.
In-house career progression is a well-known bugbear for lawyers, which is why, as we reveal today, EDF Energy has overhauled its career development structure.
Morgan Lewis & Bockius and Bingham McCutchen’s negotiations have finally concluded. The result has not been a merger, or in fact a takeover, but a vote to admit 227 out of the 307 Bingham partners into its fold.
Squire Patton Boggs and Italian firm Bonelli Erede Pappalardo have advised Italian transmission tower operator Rai Way on its €280m (£222m) IPO this week on the Italian stock exchange.
Hogan Lovells has been appointed by Uber Technologies to conduct an in-depth review of its existing data privacy program following criticism about an Uber executive snooping on a journalist.
Clifford Chance partner Jared Grubb is advising a group of bondholders seeking $2m from Ukrainian bank VAB Bank after it failed to pay out a coupon due to new Ukrainian foreign currency restrictions.
Collyer Bristow has settled its dispute with Scottish football club Rangers for £24m, bringing an end to the long-running litigation over fees the firm was paid following a controversial 2011 takeover.
The rise of big data has created some logistical headaches for lawyers, who are often unversed in the intricacies of computer forensics. A recent survey by The Lawyer Research Service and Grant Thornton underlined this knowledge gap. Get up to speed on the issue by clicking on the links below.