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Electricity and gas regulator Ofgem has reappointed all 11 firms on its E-Serve panel after exercising an option to extend its legal services framework for a further two years.
21 Oct 2014 | 16:24 |
Pinsent Masons and Kennedys have advised on the sale of Coventry's Ricoh Arena to Wasps in a deal that will see the Premiership rug...
21 Oct 2014 | 00:06 |
Senior in-house lawyers discuss how GCs can take on responsibilities outside of pure legal work...
ANALYSIS, OPINION AND INTERVIEWS
David Pester, managing partner of TLT Solicitors, has the air of a man who's got it all figured out. Since 2000, the firm's revenues have grown nearly six-fold, rising from a humble £10m to finally break into Legal Week's top 50 rankings this year wi...
21 Oct 2014 | 00:48 |
National Pro Bono Week, which kicks off on 3 November, provides solicitors with an annual reminder of the potential impact of the legal profession outside of normal fee-earning.
21 Oct 2014 | 00:37 |
In-house lawyers and their departments may be under more pressure than ever but the time has never been better for the group to look beyond pure legal work and play a wider role within business.
16 Oct 2014 | 16:08 |
Given how much work is generated from banking clients, major panel reviews can be a nervy time for City law firms.
16 Oct 2014 | 00:11 |
Conventional models of leadership are predicated on the assumption that leaders, by definition, must have followers.
15 Oct 2014 | 09:44 |
The Jones Day corporate finance partner on a memorable Qantas deal and 3am email disasters
15 Oct 2014 | 09:24 |
Sometimes it is instructive to judge the progress of a merger not by what has gone right, but by what has not gone wrong.
10 Oct 2014 | 00:15 |
Hogan Lovells' 2010 transatlantic merger of equals has helped redefine the international legal market and paved the way for a handful of similar moves. But nearly five years on, and as the number of firms listing 'global' as a defining characteristic ...
09 Oct 2014 | 00:05 |
Taken as written, or open to interpretation? This perennial question around contracts forms the basis of countless disputes and, unsurprisingly, shows no sign of letting up.
08 Oct 2014 | 15:09 |
What follows is a true story. It is 1998. The location: the office of a large, reputable City firm.
08 Oct 2014 | 14:50