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The judges decide: crunch time as the British Legal Awards panel meets to choose this year’s winners

In this video, the judging panel meets to choose the winners of the British Legal Awards and members of the panel give their verdict on the day’s proceedings and their tips on how to put together a compelling submission.

22 Nov 2014 | 18:33 | screening image


inner image Fieldfisher posts 9% half-year revenue rise, breaks six-month £50m barrier

Fieldfisher has posted a 9% rise in revenue in the first six months of 2014-15, with fee income rising to £54.3m from £49.9m at the same time last year.

21 Nov 2014 | 16:56 | secure

inner image Uber hires Hogan Lovells for internal probe after journalist privacy comments

Global minicab app Uber has turned to Hogan Lovells to carry out an internal privacy probe, as the company faces criticism following comments made by an executive about suggesting he might reveal personal information about hostile journalists.

21 Nov 2014 | 13:04 | secure

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Transfer Window Asia: recent moves including Ropes & Gray, Ashurst and 2Birds

Ropes & Gray has hired capital markets lawyer Hyo Young Kang in Seoul from Linklaters.

21 Nov 2014 | 04:49 | secure

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Ashurst loses Australia competition head to Herbert Smith Freehills

Ashurst's head of competition in Australia, Liza Carver, has left the firm to join Herbert Smith Freehills' Sydney office.

21 Nov 2014 | 00:25 | secure

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Optimism in Africa - lawyers have a vital role to play in the continent's development

Africa has received its fair share of coverage in the legal press in recent months, thanks to the interest being shown in the continent by international law firms.

21 Nov 2014 | 00:14 | secure

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Olswang announces 11% half-year revenue hike

Olswang has announced an 11% rise in revenue in its 2014-15 half-year results, with the un-audited figure increasing to £63.9m.

20 Nov 2014 | 15:29 | secure

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Transportation and Infrastructure Team of the Year: Webber Wentzel

Finalists: Eversheds • Herbert Smith Freehills • Norton Rose Fulbright

20 Nov 2014 | 12:57

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Competition and Regulatory Team of the Year: Bowman Gilfillan

Finalists: Aluko & Oyebode • Baker & McKenzie • Webber Wentzel • White & Case

20 Nov 2014 | 12:56

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Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year: Eversheds

Finalists: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld • Allen & Overy • DLA Piper • Hogan Lovells • Norton Rose Fulbright • Webber Wentzel • White & Case

20 Nov 2014 | 12:55

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Energy and Natural Resources Team of the Year: Bracewell & Giuliani

Finalists: Allen & Overy • Baker & McKenzie • DLA Piper • Herbert Smith Freehills • Norton Rose Fulbright • Webber Wentzel • Winston & Strawn

20 Nov 2014 | 12:53

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Innovation Award: AFGRI

The legal team at AFGRI secured the Innovation Award for its work providing the legal advice needed for the establishment of the East African Commodities Exchange, the first venture of its kind in Africa outside South Africa.

20 Nov 2014 | 12:52

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M&A Team of the Year: Bowman Gilfillan

Finalists: Allen & Overy • Aluko & Oyebode • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr • Fasken Martineau • Gabinete Legal Mocambique/PLMJ • Norton Rose Fulbright • Webber Wentzel

20 Nov 2014 | 12:50

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Banking, Finance and Restructuring Team of the Year: Webber Wentzel

Finalists: Allen & Overy • Aluko & Oyebode • Bowman Gilfillan • Herbert Smith Freehills • Linklaters • Norton Rose Fulbright • Werksmans

20 Nov 2014 | 12:47

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Commercial Team of the Year: Herbert Smith Freehills

Finalists: Bowman Gilfillan • Gabinete Legal Mocambique/PLMJ • Slaughter and May • Webber Wentzel • Werksmans

20 Nov 2014 | 12:45