Legal news

Edwards Wildman reshuffles in London as Cooley speculation mounts

Edwards Wildman reshuffles in London as Cooley speculation mounts

Edwards Wildman Palmer has reshuffled its management team in London as speculation mounts that former office head Nick Bolter could be on his way to Cooley.

Editor's picks

LAW FIRM EXPANSION

Amarchand eyes Singapore for ninth office

Amarchand eyes Singapore for ninth office

India's largest law firm, Amarchand Mangaldas, is starting to plan the location of its ninth office - and has put Hong Kong, London, Dubai, New York and Singapore on the shortlist.

FREEDOM OF SPEECH

Three Saudi lawyers jailed over Twitter comments

Three Saudi lawyers jailed over Twitter comments

Three lawyers have been sentenced to between five and eight years in jail after criticising the Saudi justice system on Twitter.

SALARY LEVELS

Demand for paralegals outstrips lawyers in energy hub

Demand for paralegals outstrips lawyers in energy hub

The legal specialists most in demand in the Texan city of Houston are not lawyers but corporate paralegals, according to Robert Half Legal.

TECHNOLOGY

IT legal products proliferate

IT legal products proliferate

The launch rate of e-products in the legal sector is increasing so fast that a range of them have been unveiled this week alone.

Blogs

LITIGATION FUNDING

Litigation funding: why I am excited

Litigation funding: why I am excited

Litigation funding may never make the same noise as private equity but it is growing fast, says Chris Smith of Vannin Capital.

LITIGATION

Tobacco - the UK smoking gun

Tobacco - the UK smoking gun

The tobacco industry has been unchallenged for far too long in the UK and Ireland, says Paul Tweed who is on a mission to change this.

Management speak

TAX

US law firms face onerous tax changes

US law firms face onerous tax changes

The American Bar Association has criticised the proposals which would impact firms with $10m or more annual gross receipts.

Corporate counsel

HEALTH THREAT

Companies seek legal advice on ebola

Companies seek legal advice on ebola

Specialist employment lawyers in the US say they are starting to be asked for advice on ebola from employers.

Business sector round up

COMPETITION LAW

Brand owners beware

Brand owners beware

Preserving brand image in Europe via price guidance and internet sales limitations is getting increasingly challenging for brand owners by Miranda Cole, Partner, and Laurie-Anne Grelier, Associate, at the Global Branded Goods Practice, Covington & Burling LLP

PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT

Irish celebrity lawyer loses professional misconduct appeal

Irish celebrity lawyer loses professional misconduct appeal

The High Court in Dublin upheld a finding of professional misconduct against Gerard Kean, whose clients are said to include Ronan Keating, George Michael and over 40 premier league footballers, over his handling of a case.

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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Three Saudi lawyers jailed over Twitter comments

Three lawyers have been sentenced to between five and eight years in jail after criticising the Saudi justice system on Twitter.