How much dissent is appropriate? In the Supreme Court, which celebrates its five-year anniversary this October, it is a timely question.
Until now ‘international’ has been a bit of a euphemism since historically the firms in our survey have always been American. This year, though, the terminology is correct
Today’s issue of The Lawyer is a first: we survey 153 LLP accounts taken from the list of firms in The Lawyer’s UK 200 to investigate debt levels within the UK’s leading legal practices.
Where do you think your local government clients are heading? It’s not a rhetorical question
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.
Ashurst has added 15 new members to its global partnership, in its first integrated promotions round since its formal tie-up with Ashurst Australia went live on 1 November 2013.
Budget fashion retailer Primark has turned to Allen & Overy (A&O) and DLA Piper for advice on its first launch into the US following a 26 per cent rise in the chain’s profits.
Norton Rose Fulbright has made up 46 new partners in its first promotions round since its merger last year, up from 33 in 2013.
Lawrence Graham (LG) has surrendered its Singapore foreign law practice licence in preparation for its merger with Wragge & Co next month.
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has added 23 associates to its partnership, with almost half of those made up based in London.
We’ve had the silks round, but there other long-running themes emerging from our coverage of the bar. They include commercial court costs and criminal barristers’ struggle with the Ministry of Justice. Below is a selection of reports highlighting the current issues.