Tabby Kinder


Boutiques will benefit from Brexit as big firms struggle to future-proof

There is something strange happening in the legal market. A new breed of law firm is emerging – not the traditional geared partnership structure but a small agile animal that is highly specialised in its feeding habits: the boutique law firm. Unlike the traditional full service model, boutique firms are typically highly specialised, run by senior lawyers and characterised by low gearing.

New silks 2017: Alison Macdonald, Matrix Chambers

Matrix Chambers’ Alison Macdonald is one of seven new star silks interviewed by The Lawyer this year. When The Lawyer interviewed Alison Macdonald on her ascent to silk she was in the midst of a five-week case in Hamburg, at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, representing Ghana in a complex maritime […]