In an attempt to sort out a spot of confusion, Michael Skrein, head of litigation at Richards Butler, took daughter Philippa to work last week. “My children were concerned to hear I was acting for Sylvester Stallone,” said Skrein. “They didn't think I had the body for it.” The move was part of the national 'Take your daughter to work' initiative which aims to bring more women to male-dominated jobs. “The office was a lot bigger than I expected and very busy,” said 15-year-old Philippa. And while the experience hasn't sold her on a legal career, she is “keeping an open mind”.
London firm Stallards claims to be the first English firm to establish a permanent representative office in the Caribbean. The new one-man office, situated in Barbados, will advise on English law affecting shipping matters in the Windward Islands, the Caribbean Basin, and Central and South America. English lawyer Rupert Steer left the London office of […]