Unilever picks Mayer Brown, Olswang, Slaughters off shelf for panel


Unilever has been shopping for an inaugural legal panel and put Mayer Brown, Slaughter and May, Olswang and Baker & McKenzie in its trolley.

Pannone fallout begins at Slater & Gordon


 Just six months into the long-awaited union of Australian-listed consumer Pac-Man Slater & Gordon and Manchester personal injury stalwart

Squire Patton Boggs forges a new course in Saudi Arabia


The Saudi Arabian legal market, with its strict regulations, is not the easiest place for a Western law firm to do business. After its merger in June, Squire ...

Mishcon moves to full equity alongside ABS application


Mishcon de Reya managing partner Kevin Gold has revealed a series of structural changes, including a conversion to LLP status, bringing all partners into the equity and an ABS application

Withers heads to San Francisco to fulfill West Coast ambitions


Think of technology firms, and it’s probably the likes of Olswang, Osborne Clarke, Taylor Wessing or Bird & Bird that spring to mind

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Skadden brokers historic $16.5bn Bank of America deal with US DoJ

22-Aug-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has brokered a record-breaking $16.6bn (£10bn) settlement with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) for client Bank of America to resolve allegations of fraudulent mortgage handling.


General Motors' legal team under investigation over concealed evidence

22-Aug-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

A decade-long lawsuit against General Motors, involving faulty components, whistleblowers and an investigation by US prosecutors, has reignited with an investigation into the company’s in-house legal team.


Quindell reports H1 turnover of £180m from legal portfolio

22-Aug-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Listed alternative business structure (ABS) Quindell has generated £180m of revenue from legal services at the half-year according to its interim statement to the London Stock Exchange.


DWF drops ULaw as LPC provider in favour of BPP

22-Aug-2014 | By Richard Simmons

DWF has appointed BPP as its new LPC training provider after three years with the University of Law (ULaw).

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A distinctive future for the bar


The bar is changing, but is it moving quickly enough?

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Litigation, litigation, litigation


The Lawyer’s bank of briefings has a wealth of up-to-the-minute information and analysis on legal developments, provided by top law firms across the world. Just check out the recent summaries on litigation, free to download.

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