TL 23 June 2014
It’s a critical balance in the push for innovation and durability. In the run-up to our Awards, Law Firm of the Year contenders tell us their secrets of success
How The Lawyer Awards judges have recognised the delicate and intricate interplay between culture and innovation as the profession has developed
ABSs arrived just two years ago but their impact on the profession is already deep. In a pre-Awards debate, our shortlisters discuss the rough and smooth of the transition
Any discussion of innovation in private practice must confront two challenges: nurturing culture and managing risk.
Energy could shelter Cyprus from the worst headwinds coming from long-term partner Russia. Will a surge of global firms follow the power line?
East Africa is a buoyant and increasingly integrated region, with oil and gas driving its future. Meanwhile, a liberalised legal market is emerging
In the regulators’ sights and with plants on the Russia-Ukraine border, Amcor’s tobacco packaging division needs all the help it can get from GC Damien Clayton
Property prices are rising again and this time Ireland’s lawyers are confident it is no bubble, while talk of an early wind-up for Nama hints at austerity’s end
Move of the week
Northern Ireland’s economy has picked up and work levels with it. Lawyers can almost taste the possibilities from much lower corporation tax
The professional indemnity insurance market was shaken by last year’s adjustments, and now the SRA has additional proposals
With the economy improving, partners’ minds are turning to growing the business, but a serious dose of pragmatism must balance their ambitions