This week sees the publication of the third Asia-Pacific 150 report.
If you work in-house, are you frustrated by the uninspiring service or lack of innovation your external legal services providers offer you?
Our salary survey attracted more than 6,000 responses.
This week’s issue of The Lawyer is all about the challenges facing in-house lawyers in a continually testing environment.
Life has been tough for the public sector in the past few years, with spending cuts hitting home.
Cultural change in the legal market is often slow - but usually critical.
To what extent are US firms embedded within the UK corporate landscape?
Today’s cover story plotting the international office growth of Allen & Overy (A&O), Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Linklaters reveals some startling statistics.
Competition partner Paula Riedel’s departure from Linklaters to Kirkland & Ellis last week generated considerable reader interest.
Eye-catching defections tend to be from corporate or finance departments, so it was a nice change for us to report last week a notable news story in real estate, a practice area that – outside magic circle firms’ covert downsizing – rarely sees dramatic team moves.
When Gibson Dunn & Crutcher reported itself to the SRA last month it was sending a clear message: we’re acting decisively, quickly and we’re on top of this nightmare.
Nearly four years after DLA Piper hired Tony Angel, the former Linklaters managing partner is calling it quits.
Independence does not rule a firm out of top-level cross-border mandates.
Much of the existing analysis of Africa as a legal market has centred on infrastructure projects and natural resources.
Allen & Overy (A&O) has achieved a sixth consecutive year of growth in 2014/15, increasing its global turnover by 4 per cent from £1.23bn to £1.28bn, while average profit per equity partner (PEP) grew by 8 per cent to £1.21m.
Lloyds Bank has hired ex-Barclays head of legal for corporate banking Joanna Carver as general counsel for commercial banking.
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has topped worldwide deal rankings for the first half of 2015, while European and UK leader Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is the only magic circle firm to feature in the table.
Gide Loyrette Nouel is set to lose another lawyer in Paris as finance partner Fernand Arsanios departs to join Reed Smith’s financial industry group.
Defunct Icelandic bank Kaupthing has won its jurisdictional challenge to the High Court to have Vincent Tchenguiz’ £2.2bn claim against it heard in Iceland.
With even more budget cuts set to fall on local authority legal teams, innovation and creativity are at a premium if councils want to continue to deliver services. Luckily for the general public, local authority lawyers are stepping up to the challenge with wholesale reinvention – and look set to challenge private practice for key mandates.