Regulatory and Compliance News
If Berwin Leighton Paisner is to halt the stream of senior partner departures, it needs to make up its mind about its true focus and channel resources accordingly. By Kate Beioley
Addleshaws is bracing itself for what could be a tough fight for the senior partner job
Thousands of lawyers descended on Dublin last week for the annual International Bar Association conference. Of course, The Lawyer was there too, to bring you the inside knowledge
Peter Kalis, longstanding chairman of ever-expanding US firm K&L Gates, has just signed up for yet another four-year term in the job. Does the man never fancy a break? Lucy Burton finds out
On the face of it Field Fisher Waterhouse has the most to gain from a possible merger with Osborne Clarke, but given their differences it’s a long shot
Regulatory and Compliance Analysis
A tough Middle East market means setting up an outpost there requires an alternative approach
As the US firm turns 40 in London, its strategy of expanding slowly is paying off
The ‘Chinese walls’ technique is still widely used at top firms, especially on private equity deals. Did the great M&S conflict debacle of 2004 really change anything?
Regulatory and Compliance Opinion
Costs clarity is the way forward for arbitration
Key equality case highlights future court treatment of protected characteristics
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.
Regulatory and Compliance Briefings
Competition Commission audit reforms — not as strict as first anticipated download subscription
The Competition Commission has been concerned about the lack of competition in the audit market for some time.