Addleshaws trainee quits firm after becoming Labour MP

Sign in or register to continue reading.

Gain access to the latest news from The Lawyer.com, our jobs board, career insight and much more.

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here 

Latest Briefings

Impact of DSARs in the GDPR Era

Since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect this past May, there has been a significant uptick in the number of data subject access requests (DSARs). Due to these regulatory changes, along with steep fines and shorter deadlines to complete requests, the compliance burden on organizations has to be taken seriously. To effectively […]

British Virgin Islands introduces the Micro Business Companies Act

By Alan Hughes As a leading oÂshore Ênancial center and in keeping with its constant drive toward the development and implementation of robust, modern and progressive corporate products, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has recently introduced the Micro Business Companies Act (the “MBC Act”) – bespoke and innovative legislation designed speciÊcally toward developing and supporting the […]

Court’s guidance on identifying a firm’s centre of interests

By Duncan Lole, Gawain Moore, Geoff Cunningham In the recent case of Re Videology Ltd, the English High Court considered the factors relevant for determining a company’s centre of main interests (or COMI) and whether it had an establishment in a foreign jurisdiction for the purposes of the Cross-Border Insolvency Regulations 2006. Walker Morris insolvency experts, Duncan […]

Redress scheme outcome challenges – Have they ended?

By Paul Gair The recent case of R. (on the application of Holmcroft Properties Ltd) v KPMG LLP 2018 WL 04636705 has confirmed that Judicial Review is not the appropriate avenue for a bank customer unhappy with an accountancy firm acting as a ‘skilled person’ in approving an offer of compensation by his bank under a redress […]

Recommended

Osborne Clarke to take four-sector approach following review

Osborne Clarke has identified four key sectors in an overhaul of its strategy as it bids to target high end clients. The new approach, labelled ‘sector first’, will see the Bristol firm focus its attention on four core sector groups, along with two other ‘rising star’ sectors. The four groups include the newly created digital […]

1

Risk of lawyer uninsurability ahead of SRA reform

Lawyers could become an uninsurable risk if the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) fails to reform the professional indemnity (PI) insurance regulations. The warning comes ahead of a crunch meeting between the regulator, leading solicitors’ PI insurers and the Association of British Insurers (ABI), at which the market will demand a series of reforms aimed at ­stemming rising […]

Patrick Gaul

Weightmans reelects managing partner as turnover rises to £56.2m

Weightmans managing partner Patrick Gaul has been reelected for another term as the firm posts turnover growth of eight per cent for the last financial year. Gaul, who stood uncontested for the top job, said the firm brought in £56.2m for 2009-10, an increase on the previous year’s total of £52m. Average profit per equity […]

Lynne Walters
2

Applications for vac schemes skyrocket

Graduate recruitment partners have reported a marked increase in ­applications for vacation scheme placements this year as competition for training contracts soars. Of the firms surveyed, Bird & Bird reported one of the highest increases at 71 per cent, after the number of applications this year rocketed from approximately 700 to 1,200. Head of graduate and trainee management […]

Latham and A&O emerge as biggest hirers and firers

The two global firms believed to have made the most redundancies over the past two years have also been the most active in the recruitment market, figures obtained by The Lawyer reveal. Latham & Watkins and Allen & Overy (A&O) made the most lateral hires of the Sweet Sixteen transatlantic firms, with a total of […]

In-House & Private Practice Legal Jobs

Stay up-to-date with the latest opportunities on The Lawyer Careers. Each month, more than 8,000 legal roles are added to our site - we'll bring you the best opportunities out there.

Get Started

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here