How solicitors can decrease their risk.
How solicitors can decrease their risk.
Williams Lea’s Phil Muller and legal billing expert Giulia Mijuca say that accurate billing and cash collection is one of the largest concerns facing law firms today – and the process behind them needs to change.
This is the first in a series of articles based on a panel discussion with Caroline Skinner, the General Counsel for G4S Europe Middle East, and Ingrid van Berkel, a former Eversheds Sutherland Partner and now a TPC Leadership executive coach and facilitator. Here they unpack how their experience of leadership development resulted in explosive personal growth.
Although the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) opened its consultation on ‘fair value for money’ in defined contribution pensions in June 2020, its update got me thinking about the proposed obligation on firms to deliver ‘fair value’ under the Consumer Duty.
Following its departure from the EU, the UK now has the opportunity to develop its own international sanctions regime, separate from the EU. The Foreign Office is now responsible for international sanctions policy and this will be implemented and enforced by the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) on behalf of HM Treasury.
Ogier’s cross-jurisdictional fund finance team has experts located in our Cayman Islands, BVI, Guernsey, Jersey, Hong Kong and Luxembourg offices. The global fund finance market has shown much resilience over the last 18 months and as we head into the last few months of 2021, our team offer their thoughts and insights on what we are seeing in each of our regions.
People who live in the UK and have a second home in France have faced increasing difficulties since Brexit.
The Austria chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guides provide current and practical comparative legal information on a range of practice areas, following a Q&A format to ensure thorough coverage of each topic within different legal systems worldwide.
Nottingham is set to become an international beacon for green development as it undergoes a multi-billion-pound transformation. But how will this benefit business?
As airlines and the network of businesses linked to the airline industry continue to struggle with the effects of the pandemic, Collyer Bristow’s aviation litigation expert Simon de Broise is joined by his colleague Ryan Lynch, a specialist in insolvency and complex commercial disputes, to discuss recent developments around restructuring and insolvency.
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The city-state has been Asia’s most-active lateral hiring market over the last five years, with disputes and finance lawyers the driving force
NRF’s Newcastle office has major implications for its global profitability
The US firm’s disputes revenue has ballooned in the last five years and Kirkland will become the first firm to break the $2bn barrier next year
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
Burges Salmon saw its average profit per equity partner (PEP) spike by 15 per cent, as its revenue posted more modest growth. The PEP metric went up from £446,000 to £512,000. Meanwhile, its revenue grew by four per cent from £104.9m to £108.7m. The Bristol firm smashed the £100m revenue milestone the previous financial year. […]
ITV has finalised its first panel review under the helm of general counsel Kyla Mullins, with Clifford Chance and CMS among the firms winning spots. The full roster includes Slaughter and May, Reed Smith and Osborne Clarke, as well as Clifford Chance, CMS, DLA Piper and Hogan Lovells. In addition, it is understood that a […]
Allen & Overy’s flexible resourcing business Peerpoint has launched in Dubai, the latest jurisdiction included in its offering. The firm debuted its services in the United Arab Emirates in May, and it is now fully operational. The launch was driven by demand for projects within the firm’s network and from external clients over the years. […]
Mishcon de Reya has struck a deal to create a newly-merged entity with Taylor Vinters, just over a week after the firm’s partnership voted through its IPO proposals. This new business will offer legal and consultancy services, with MDR Taylor Vinters set to be led by the Taylor Vinters management team. Following the deal, Mishcon’s […]
Several members of Keystone Law’s leadership team have cashed out on millions of pounds worth of shares after the firm’s value recently hit its highest-ever peak. Those selling shares included chief executive officer James Knight, compliance and operations chief William Robins and finance director Ashley Miller. Robins gained the most from his recent sale by […]
The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal was unable to reach a decision last week on an SRA case brought against Mishcon de Reya and its former head of sports, meaning the parties will reconvene in October. The SRA’s case concerns allegations that Mishcon failed to take adequate steps to prevent payments being made into and from a […]
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