Legal news

Am Law 100 nearing pre-recession growth rates

Am Law 100 nearing pre-recession growth rates

The 2019 Am Law 100 data sees a healthy industry that in 2018 continued to show significant gains in key financial metrics.

Editor's picks

LAWTECH

New Law firm launches enterprising in-house solution

New Law firm launches enterprising in-house solution

Legility launches “enterprise legal solutions” division in expansion of services to in-house counsel

CRIMINAL BAR

Anger erupts again at the criminal bar

Anger erupts again at the criminal bar

CBA threaten strike action a year after it narrowly voted against action, when the then CBA chair said “The criminal bar is not going to be quiet.”

BLOCKCHAIN

US firm launches new blockchain practice

US firm launches new blockchain practice

AmLaw 200 firm Greenspoon Marder launches blockchain, digital assets and technology transactions practice group with new partner.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Singapore tops Asian disputes poll

Singapore tops Asian disputes poll

Asian lawyers prefer Singapore as venue for dispute resolution according to poll, established system and familiarity offered as two main reasons.

Blogs

LEGAL SERVICES

Niche law firms poised to benefit from artificial intelligence

Niche law firms poised to benefit from artificial intelligence

Disruption has opened up a world of opportunities for the legal marketplace in the UK, says Jeffrey Catanzaro.

BLOCKCHAIN

Unlocking the blockchain enigma

Unlocking the blockchain enigma

With the evolution of blockchain, clients in a wide range of sectors will be impacted, says Patrick McKenna.

Management speak

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY

Biting the bullet

Biting the bullet

Dom/sub relationships have strong patterns that are worth noting

Corporate counsel

TERRORISM

'Brilliant and inspirational' in-house counsel killed in Easter bombing

'Brilliant and inspirational' in-house counsel killed in Easter bombing

An in-house counsel and her solicitor husband among victims of Sri Lanka blasts that killed more than 300 people on Easter Sunday, some perpetrators “held degrees, LLMs”

Business sector round up

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

New North Sea oil Industry initiative from Pinsent Masons

New North Sea oil Industry initiative from Pinsent Masons

The law firm will run a programme helping tech pioneers develop and market their businesses.

INSOLVENCY

The business of staying in business

The business of staying in business

Commercial pressures are forcing restaurant and retail businesses to seek better deals from their landlords, says Thomas Bond of law firm Russell-Cooke.

Who did the deals

SWEDEN

Ropes & Gray, Vinge and Advokatfirman Cederquist act in pharma deal

Ropes & Gray, Vinge and Advokatfirman Cederquist act in pharma deal

Ropes & Gray, Vinge, Advokatfirman Cederquist are advising on the $855m pharma deal.

Bookshelf

BOOKS

Confronting hate, understanding China and recalling the US Constitution

Confronting hate, understanding China and recalling the US Constitution

In this month's Bookshelf, The Global Legal Post's Editor-At-Large, Dr David Cowan, picks three topical books on hate, China and the US.

 
 

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