For CRS to usher in a new era of sustained profitability it must be brave
Barclays’ litigation budget is contracting, an indication that the disputes tsunami spinning out of the global financial crisis is at the beginning of the end
Law’s numerous start-ups can provide a bellwether for tomorrow’s big issues but firms have to be alert to them – and then brave enough to exploit them
FTSE demotions and promotions can alter advisory rankings, while new London IPOs bring new firms into the mix
Mishcon is betting that an IPO will be enough to propel it to £400m within five years
Proposed changes to how equity partners pay their taxes could cause a bigger cash crunch than the pandemic
Mishcon’s former head of sports stepped into the hot-seat on the third day of tribunal proceedings, as she was questioned about her involvement in making contested payments made from the firm’s client account. Kicking off cross-examination, James Ramsden QC of 39 Essex Chambers, acting for the Solicitors Regulation Authority, delved into Liz Ellen’s role in […]
Keystone Law’s revenue climbed to £33.7m for the six months ending 31 July, representing a 10.8 per cent increase on its last set of half-year results. This was alongside a significant hike in profit before tax, which in comparison to the first half of the last financial year, leapt by 109 per cent to reach […]
Hogan Lovells is introducing an incentive scheme to encourage entrepreneurialism among its fee-earners, who will be able to gain commission from client work introduced to the firm. The initiative will mean any permanent member of staff across legal and business services will be able to benefit. The Lawyer understands that employees will receive up to […]
Coca-Cola has succeeded in striking out a £11.6m competition claim from one of the UK’s largest independent wholesalers. The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) sided entirely with Coca-Cola European Partners Great Britain Limited (CCEP) in a recent judgment, during which it highlighted “serious deficiencies” in the claimant’s case. Forest Fresh Foods Limited (FFF), which reported revenues […]
Informa’s head of legal for EMEA and APAC has taken on a new global general counsel role at FE Fundinfo. Lisa Maxwell is set to join Fe Fundinfo, a global fund and technology company backed by private equity house Hg Capital, as GC on 27 September. She will be the first GC, and lawyer, at […]
The Solicitors Regulation Authority shifted its attention towards Liz Ellen on the second day of tribunal proceedings, with the regulator criticising the former Mishcon de Reya partner for a “deeply unattractive” change in position. Opening submissions from the SRA’s counsel, James Ramsden QC of 39 Essex Chambers, heaped pressure on Ellen when referring to allegations […]
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