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Video: How to health check the anatomy of your legal matters

By Rob MacAdam With clients expecting more efficiency, transparency and value from their lawyers, it’s time for law firms to re-engineer their legal service delivery into real competitive advantage. In this video, Rob MacAdam, Director of Legal Solutions, identifies six elements that make up the anatomy of a legal matter, and discusses what improvements can be […]

Updates on proportionality of costs in court proceedings

By Gwendoline Davies, Claire Acklam Anyone involved in the conduct of litigation will be aware that the ‘overriding objective’, at rule 1.1 (1) of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), requires cases to be dealt with “justly and at proportionate cost”. Unfortunately, the question of what is proportionate continues to cause confusion and dispute.  In this latest […]

Women on Boards – As they progress, businesses thrive

By Susana Almeida Lopes Women represent 50% of the working population and are as much or more educated and qualified as men are. However, the problem of gender diversity (or lack of it), especially in top positions in organisations, is a persistent societal problem, and there are (many) studies that, if concrete measures are not taken, […]

Franchise resales – should franchisors be involved?

By Emma Lusty It is a common misconception that a franchise network with a high level of resales is a bad sign. In fact, a healthy resale market is a good sign. It means that franchisees are able to build up profitable businesses which can be sold to recover a return on their initial investment and […]

New EU directive – How will it affect family-related leave in Hungary?

By Daniel Gera, Dorottya Gindl Gender equality may be a core EU principle, but it will not become a reality without effective legal action. To meet the EU objective of reaching a 75% employment rate for both men and women by 2020, the European Commission aims to change the existing legal framework. Thus, the European […]

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Mayer Brown bags Inter-Alliance work

Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw is advising new client Inter-Alliance Group on its takeover offer of HST Financial. Inter-Alliance, which is an independent financial advisory group, has in the past been advised by Lawrence Graham.The client was first introduced to Mayer Brown corporate partner Stephen Bottomley at the in-house conference organised by The Lawyer in […]

Opinion

Is your management in control of the knowledge relating to the risk areas in your firm? And is it taking effective steps to manage those risks? Given recent events in the professional world, the answer for many firms is likely to be no.I am speaking of knowledge and risk in the widest possible context. Knowledge […]

Stibbe relocates tax head to London

Stibbe, Herbert Smith’s Benelux ally, is moving its head of international tax to London, where it currently has no tax capability Michael Molenaars, who is presently in the firm’s New York office, will arrive with a small tax team in September. The firm is adding the tax capability as it is working on an increasing […]

Date set for Deacons-White & Case HK showdown

The Hong Kong High Court has set down a trial date of 9 September for a suit brought by Deacons against White & Case The US firm has recruited four partners and a senior assistant from Deacons. Deacons claims the approach was in breach of a non-recruitment clause in a 1999 confidentiality agreement covering unsuccessful […]

Buck review

London head Bruce Buck reckons he’s your typical Skadden lawyer: a private life’s just a distraction from work. Kathryn Hobbs reports The temperature is up in the high 20s, and following a deeply unpleasant ride in the steaming sweathole that is the Jubilee Line, the cool of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom’s Canary Wharf […]

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