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The reason to turn yourself from a busy expert into a recognised thought-leader

If you are a “fee earner” working in Professional services it is likely that you are an expert in whichever field you specialise in. Your clients pay you a fee for that expertise. It is also likely that you are very busy. But what would it mean if you could turn yourself from being just another “busy expert” like so many of your peers into a “Recognised Thought-Leader?”



Ius Laboris elects Engels as chair

Employment firm network Ius Laboris has appointed Claeys & Engels senior partner Chris Engels as its new chairman. Engels replaces Franco Toffoletto of Italian firm Toffoletto de Luca Tamajo in the role and will have a term of office lasting for two years. Toffoletto has served two two-year terms. Both firms were founding members of […]

Paul Harris

Thomas Hicks; George Gillett & Ors v Martin Broughton & Ors

(1) Thomas Hicks; (2) George Gillett; (3) Kop Football (Cayman) Ltd; (4) Kop Football (Holdings) Ltd; (5) Kop Football Ltd v The Royal Bank Of Scotland plc and (1) Kop Football (Cayman) Ltd; (2) Thomas Hicks; (3) George Gillett; (4) UKSV Holdings Company Ltd; (5) NESV I LLC; (6) Kop Football Ltd; (7) Kop Football […]

Paul Reddy

Moves: 7 January 2013

Move of the week Russell Jones & Walker (part of Slater & Gordon) has appointed criminal law solicitor and road traffic defence expert Paul Reddy to develop the firm’s practice. He joins the Manchester branch from Freeman & Co Solicitors, which was founded by ‘Mr Loophole’ Nick Freeman, where he was a director. Reddy will […]


AstraZeneca Insurance v XL Insurance & Ace Bermuda Insurance

AstraZeneca Insurance Company Ltd v XL Insurance (Bermuda) Ltd and Ace Bermuda Insurance Ltd 14-17 January, Commercial Court For the claimant AstraZeneca Insurance Company Ltd: Essex Court Chambers’ Paul Stanley QC leading Henderson Chambers’ Geraint Webb instructed by DAC Beachcroft partners Simon Pearl, Kenneth McKenzie, Alison McAdams For the defendants XL Insurance (Bermuda) Ltd and […]

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