TL 24 March 2014
Slaughters is quietly reshaping its partnership for a post-crunch, Asia-centric era
Undermined by leadership slip-ups, is it time firm looked outside for fresh blood?
The sale of the ‘good’ assets of crisis-torn Hypo bank is a welcome stimulant for local firms, but the lack of young blood in the profession is a persistent problem
Where do you think your local government clients are heading? It’s not a rhetorical question
Need a .law web address? Then NetNames group GC Andy Southam is the go-to man for legal know-how
As well as the famous ‘Treasury Devil’ James Eadie, a select few QCs form the Supreme Court’s star line-up
Cash-strapped local authority legal teams are being pushed towards privatisation – and potentially on a collision course with FTSE 100 outsourcers
Move of the week
Facing a barrage of swingeing spending cuts, local government lawyers are adamant they will emerge stronger than ever
Forget the ‘pain in Spain’ and those deserted villa newsfeeds, say Spanish lawyers – reforms are paying off and investors are showing their faces again
For years, it was accepted that a stint as a paralegal would boost aspiring lawyers’ chances of getting a training contract. Is that the case any more?