LUS: Standard Chartered hands GC extra power in management shake-up

21-Jul-2015

Standard Chartered’s new chief executive Bill Winters has announced a “realignment” of the bank’s compliance and legal capabilities, handing group general counsel David Fein responsibility for corporate secretariat issues

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Gowlings WLG and Taylor Wessing eyeing East Asia expansion

28-Jul-2015

This week, two of UK’s top 30 firms have re-asserted their commitment to better serving clients in the fast-growing Asia region. In today’s cover story, the managing partners of Wragges Lawrence Graham & Co and Gowlings, which are set to merge next January, revealed that East Asia is a major part of the merged firm’s international ambition.

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Olswang Berlin team decamps for Greenberg Traurig

23-Jul-2015

A month after Olswang announced it was splitting off its Berlin office, the firm’s team of 50 lawyers and staff have found a new home at US firm Greenberg Traurig.

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Editor's note: Pricing matters. Here's why.

16-Jul-2015 | By Matt Byrne

In a market where many firms are posting double digit rises in revenue, there doesn’t appear to be much of a problem when it comes to pricing. But don’t be so sure.

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Shipping giant Standard Club reviews panel roster to chop costs by 30 per cent

23-Jul-2015

Ince & Co and Holman Fenwick Willan are understood to have made the final cut after shipping insurance mutual the Standard Club underwent a review of its preferred legal advisory panel.

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Freshfields and Skadden land roles on Pearson’s £844m FT sale to Nikkei

27-Jul-2015

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom have ...

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Lloyds and PwC instruct lawyers to defend “conspiracy to cause loss” claim

22-Jul-2015

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Lloyds Bank have drafted in lawyers to defend a multimillion-pound professional negligence claim brought by a Leeds car auction company.

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