Latest Briefings


White & Case expands in Bangkok

US firm White & Case has picked up a top Thai corporate law firm to boost its presence in Bangkok. The firm has 40 lawyers, including four partners, and will boost that by two partners and five other lawyers with the takeover of local firm Nopadol & Khaisri, one of the top corporate and commerical […]


Tarlo Lyons advised Interregnum on its £90m admission to AIM. Corporate finance partners Kevin Barrow and Tim Couldrick acted with a team of two on the deal.

Gowlings merger creates top-three Canadian firm

Two of Canada’s leading firms are merging to form one of the top three firms in the country – the second big merger in Canada in as many months. Leading technology law firm Gowling Strathy & Henderson, which has more than 450 lawyers, is teaming up with 100-lawyer Quebec firm Lafleur Brown. Gowling Strathy has […]

2 Temple Gardens loses its third silk in a month but denies crisis

Common law and commercial set 2 Temple Gardens has lost its third silk in a month. Timothy Lamb QC has joined 3 Paper Buildings. The set has also taken on Jack Mitchell from Enfield Chambers to its employment team. The loss of Lamb, a technology and construction, personal injury and professional negligence expert, is a […]

Litigator’s View

Andrew Coates on a judgment which calls for Shell to bear its own trial costs despite winning a personal injury case. Andrew Coates is a partner at City insurance litigation firm Kennedys. In a Judgment handed down by Mr Justice Jackson in the Liverpool District Registry on 15 February a successful defendant was ordered to […]

Recruit legal talent

Get your role in front of over 300,000 legal professionals when you advertise with The Lawyer. Our team of experts provide bespoke solutions to help solve all your recruitment challenges.

Find out more