TL 20 July 2015

Cat Griffiths index

Never mind the IPOs, firms need vision

Gateley’s IPO on AIM in May surprised many. It didn’t fit the received idea of the sort of firm that would go public: it isn’t consumer focused, it doesn’t have an elephantine volume operation that creates easily forecasted revenue streams and it hasn’t even been the most acquisitive firm in the UK 200.


Star legal writers: In-house

This week’s top briefings writers from demonstrate their highly individual takes on the world of real estate lawyering, with subject-matter ranging from a knotty problem with an invasive weed to the boxing match of the decade.

Shakespeare theatre

Offshore deals, January-June 2015

From several multibillion-dollar insurance and reinsurance deals to a Shoreditch project involving an original Shakespeare theatre, offshore firms had a strong and interesting start to 2015.


Hot 100 alumni: Joanne Etherton, Weil Gotshal & Manges

When the Lehman Brothers pensions litigation came to an end in 2014, Weil Gotshal & Manges’ Joanne Etherton was free to focus her attention elsewhere. She heads up the small but busy pensions team in London, having joined from Clifford Chance back in 2000.

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