Have the magic circle firms squandered their lead in acquisition finance?
Last week Paris firm August & Debouzy quit its six-year alliance with Nabarro, which leaves the London firm rather stranded in France.
Last month PwC Legal got an ABS licence, which will allow it to own its legal arm at last.
Last week we reported that Hogan Lovells was setting up an on-site confidential counselling service for its staff as part of its health and wellbeing policy
How many City litigators are taking the third-party funding market seriously?
After a decade of phenomenal growth, Chinese law firms are now having to confront the issue of succession.
Last week I interviewed BLP managing partner Neville Eisenberg. Much of the conversation was about the firm’s difficult year in 2012/13 and what it was considering in terms of strategy and process
For some reason the politics of King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin’s corporate department attracts extraordinary attention online from our readers.
The theme in our Hot 100 management roundtable was transformation.
Welcome back to the start of the New Year proper and The Lawyer’s first print edition of 2014.
In September this year The Lawyer devoted an entire issue to futurology. What would the legal profession look like in 2020? We made specific predictions around UK market consolidation and law firm collapses, a radical change in resourcing structures and growing demands from in-house lawyers.
The Lawyer’s annual report into the top 50 firms for global litigation is eagerly awaited by those with ambitions to grow their contentious business.
You’re an in-house lawyer outside London. Your usual external law firm is spending less time on you but wants to bill you more.
Wragge & Co senior partner Quentin Poole has always considered Lawrence Graham (LG) an undervalued stock
Berrymans Lace Mawer (BLM) and Scotland’s HBM Sayers are to merge on 1 May to form a £100m risk and insurance firm.
Virgin Media has appointed a new general counsel from American media company Scripps Networks Interactive.
Stephenson Harwood has appointed London-based partner Richard Parsons as its global head of aviation, succeeding Singapore-based Paul Ng who is joining Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy.
Senior Master Steven Whitaker has resigned from his post after the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office (JCIO) found he had made “misleading” entries in his diary.
Addleshaw Goddard’s Paul Devitt is to stand down as the firm’s managing partner a year before his tenure was due to end on 30 April 2015, sparking an early election.
The Lawyer now has thousands of legal briefings online, and they’re being added to daily. Today we’re shining a the spotlight on Wragges, Nabarro, DLA Piper, Pillsbury and Chevalier & Sciales, which have all published their latest thoughts on tax developments