Legal news

Withers expands through Australia alliance

Withers expands through Australia alliance

Withers has launched a new alliance in Australia through a link-up with Balazs Lazanas & Welch - in a venture which will target tax, corporate and immigration clients and will be called Withers SBL.

Editor's picks

M&A

Sniffing out the top performers

Sniffing out the top performers

Luxury company Estee Lauder has been on the mergers and acquisitions trail.

INTERNATIONAL GROWTH

Norton Rose to target India litigation

Norton Rose to target India litigation

Norton Rose Fulbright is to develop its strategy of growing outside London by a range of measures including the development of greater Indian links and expertise.

APPOINTMENTS

Around the house

Around the house

A weekly round-up of moves around the globe.

MURDER

Death sentence given to killer of wife of District Attorney

Death sentence given to killer of wife of District Attorney

A judge compared former Justice of the Peace Eric Lyle Williams to serial killers Charles Manson and Jeffrey Dahmer as he sentenced him to death.

Blogs

LUXURY LAW

Keep the twit out of twitter

Keep the twit out of twitter

UK politician Emily Thornberry's career-costing tweet came as a shocking reminder of the pervading naievety around social media. Bernadette John reports on how cautious luxury companies are embracing social media.

DATA

French data regulator puts Apple under surveillance

French data regulator puts Apple under surveillance

The French personal data authority has used publicity as a weapon Against Apple Retail France, says Laurent Guardelli & Aurélie Klein of Coblence & Associés.

Management speak

E-DISCLOSURE

The change agenda

The change agenda

Christopher Morris and Ramin Tabatabai look at the changing role of a project manager and the key skill sets now required to conduct an e-Disclosure exercise as their complexity grows and the courts clamp down on costs.

Corporate counsel

SOFT SKILLS

In-house lawyers urged to extend their role by emotional intelligence

In-house lawyers urged to extend their role by emotional intelligence

At a difficult time in the legal sector, in-house lawyers are being urged to hone their emotional intelligence in order to help them communicate better with their corporate clients and also to aid them survive.

Business sector round up

AVIATION

Kennedys picks up Clyde six lawyer aviation team

Kennedys picks up Clyde six lawyer aviation team

The group will boost Kennedy's Asia presence as well as strengthening its global aviation capability.

FUTURE OF LAW

Singapore law firms urged to drop commoditised work

Singapore law firms urged to drop commoditised work

The next Law Society president has warned firms to move out of commoditised work such as conveyancing.

Who did the deals

DEALS

Dealmakers

Dealmakers

A round-up of recent global deals and the lawyers who made them happen.

Bookshelf

BLOG: WEALTH MANAGEMENT

Devising personal risk management strategies

Devising personal risk management strategies

A new book 'Wealth Exposed' provides practical risk management and insurance advice for high networth individuals.

 
 

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