Legal news

Trump lawyer loses firm prestige spot, while Cravath is crème de la crème

Trump lawyer loses firm prestige spot, while Cravath is crème de la crème

Cravath is number one in the Prestige ratings while Kasowitz Benson Torres drops out of the list because of a friend in high places.

Editor's picks

MISCONDUCT

Law firm wants judge to recuse himself from landmark case

Law firm wants judge to recuse himself from landmark case

US law firm Labaton Sucharow has reacted to the judge's 'public corruption' claim by demanding he step down.

CLIENT SERVICE

New versus big law in a battle over service quality

New versus big law in a battle over service quality

The CEO of a prominent Australian newlaw firm criticises biglaw firms for offering bad service.

UK LAW FIRMS

Public listing interest increases among top 100 UK law firms

Public listing interest increases among top 100 UK law firms

More top 100 UK law firms are interested in considering a listing on the stock market to raise funds, research says.

ANTITRUST

Judge trumps government by ruling for AT&T in $85 billion antitrust trial

Judge trumps government by ruling for AT&T in $85 billion antitrust trial

US government & President Trump attempt to stop AT&T bid for Time Warner stopped by federal judge - DoJ to decide whether to appeal.

Blogs

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.

WORKPLACE

Four ways law firms can support exiting lawyers

Four ways law firms can support exiting lawyers

Colleen Torell of Keystone Partners gives tips for law firms to make the exit process easier.

Management speak

AI

AI improves efficiency significantly for law firms

AI improves efficiency significantly for law firms

Law firms have been slower to adopt AI than other sectors but clients say it improves time efficiency by 50 per cent.

Corporate counsel

LEGAL MANAGEMENT

GDPR and Sapin II laws strengthen role of legal departments in France

GDPR and Sapin II laws strengthen role of legal departments in France

A survey reveals the rising status for legal departments as French companies come to terms with new law and regulation.

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

Law and the military-technology complex

Law and the military-technology complex

In this month's Bookshelf, The Global Legal Post's Editor-At-Large, Dr David Cowan, picks three books on cybercrime, robots and remote warfare, echoing concerns of a new military-technology complex

 
 

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Deutsche Bank spends $17 billion in a decade on legal costs

Despite spending $17 billion, the bank still has five of its biggest cases outstanding and has set aside $2.9 billion for litigation provision in the first quarter.