28 September 2009

When the bubble went pop

A year ago, this was the week when it all went really wrong. Twelve months on and, in case you missed it, The Lawyer has been reporting the personal testimonies of partners who were there on 15 September 2008, when Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy.

Focus: DLA Piper: Bob slay?

DLA Piper’s finance and projects lawyers are going to have to prove their worth to incoming chief Bob Charlton – after all, they saw what happened at Freshfields

Quadrant boosts pupillage award

Quadrant Chambers is to raise its pupillage award by more than a third in a move that will intensify the war for talent at the bar.


CoL: modified LPC should replace training contract

The College of Law’s (CoL) Legal Services Policy Institute (LSPI) is calling for the training contract for solicitors to be abolished in a bid to “widen access to the profession”.

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