Lawyer News Daily
The world is grieving today over the loss of Nelson Mandela. Chief among those mourners, we suspect, will be legendary advocate Sir Sydney Kentridge QC.
Professional sport – especially football – can more often be frustratingly mundane than great, as anyone who has spent time at an English ground will grudgingly relate.
It’s not clear how Weil Gotshal & Manges feels about author William Boyd but ‘The Ice Cream Wars’ probably isn’t its favourite book.
Legal market anoraks, here is your festive hoorah: Herbert Smith Freehills’ vote on its new remuneration structure is to jingle-bell its way into town before Christmas. God bless us, every one.
Lawyers are supposed to be getting better with numbers – right? Not so, according to exclusive research of senior in-house lawyers conducted as part of The Lawyer’s Global Litigation Top 50 survey, which found lawyers are regularly underestimating litigation costs by as much as 100 per cent.
South African firm ENSafrica is merging with Mauritian firm De Comarmond & Koenig (DCKM), as it continues its expansion across Africa.
Water and sewerage regulator Ofwat is holding interviews this week for its newly created general counsel role.
The former head of legal of The Times, Alastair Brett, has been suspended from practice for six months by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT).
Davis Polk & Wardwell and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have secured lead roles in the $2.5bn (£1.5bn) IPO of China Cinda Asset Management, Hong Kong’s biggest global offering so far this year.