It’s Yorkshire Day, but not at Addleshaws…


Pin a white rose to your chest and belt out that good old anthem On Ilkla Moor Baht ’at. It’s Yorkshire Day

White & Case grows City private equity post Youle and Bagshaw hire


It was a major coup for White & Case when Linklaters private equity (PE) partners Richard Youle and Ian Bagshaw moved over last year

Clock ticking for training contract hopefuls


As would-be lawyers around the country wrack their brains for an original answer to the ‘why law?’ question, so graduate recruitment teams are preparing to sift through the deluge of thousands of training contract applications that land on their desks every year

It’s a Landmark result for the bar


Brick Court Chambers has been busy re-jigging its clerking team, but according to our research there are plenty more underlying changes rumbling away at the bar

Vodafone reviews relationships with long-term allies


Despite a curiously low-key approach by Vodafone to its recent group and UK panel review, there have been some changes to the roster

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Hill Dickinson negligent in Christian Candy super-yacht sale

1-Aug-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The High Court has upheld a professional negligence claim against Hill Dickinson for helping a client purchase a faulty yacht from property tycoon Christian Candy.

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£477,000? Maybe we’re worth it


When it was reported in The Lawyer on Wednesday that marketing heads in top 60 law firms are paid up to £477,000, the comment boards lit up with fee-earners slamming such an apparent waste of money.


DLA Piper and Fasken advise on $1.65bn Nigerian energy deal

1-Aug-2014 | By Joanne Harris

DLA Piper and Fasken Martineau have advised Nigerian oil company Oando Energy Resources on its $1.65bn (£980m) acquisition of ConocoPhillips’ Nigerian upstream oil and gas business.


ECHR orders Russia to pay €1.9bn in Yukos compensation

1-Aug-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Russia has been ordered to pay €1.9bn (£1.5bn) in compensation to shareholders of Yukos by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), the largest ever award for pecuniary loss.

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Leaders of the pack


The Lawyer’s weekly leadership interview has proved very popular with readers. In our regular slot we find out the stories behind the figures, and what makes law firm managing partners tick.

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