7 December 2009


Recession stalls firms’ carbon footprint cuts

Many of the UK’s major law firms have reduced their carbon footprints over the last financial year, but the economic downturn has been singled out as an obstacle to further progress.

Extradition centre stage at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has only been open for two months but already it has found itself out of favour with public opinion, causing a controversy storm by ruling against the Office of Fair Trading on overdraft charges (25 November)


Safe in the knowledge

The certainty of witness immunity is a central plank in the application of court proceedings. By David Casement QC and Julian Diaz-Rainey


Filling the Gulf

As Dubai’s economy suffers, international law firms are looking at Saudi Arabia as their next port of call. Luke McLeod-Roberts reports on the benefits and drawbacks of launching in the country

Tulkinghorn: Carroll’s ­Friday feeling

Tulkinghorn has, of course, his fair share of illustrious forefathers. But perhaps there is none so apt as that boasted by outgoing Travers Smith managing partner Chris Carroll.

Walkers oversees Cayman bond issue

Offshore big-hitter Walkers Global has landed a lead role on the Cayman Islands government’s $312m (£187.05m) sovereign bond debt offering.

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