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  • LAW FIRM MARKETING SUMMIT

    Understanding the directories

    19 October 2016

    From research to rankings, Reign Lee talks to the top directory teams about demystifying the process.

  • OFFICE OPENINGS

    CMS opens in Hong Kong through German arm

    01 September 2016

    CMS Hasche Sigle is opening an office in Hong Kong today, more than a decade after CMS Cameron McKenna axed its office there in 2003.

  • TAX

    Ireland could have the last laugh over Apple tax

    31 August 2016

    Ireland could have the last laugh following the EU's decision to force Apple to pay £11 billion in back taxes, says Tom Wesel of tax consultancy Milestone.

  • IRAN

    Iran gets ready for business

    21 June 2016

    Iran is back in the media again but this time it is for promoting business and attracting and welcoming foreign investors, says Shahrzad Atai who heads up Child & Child's Middle East practice.

  • CAREERS

    Creeping retirement age will frustrate young lawyers' partnership aspirations

    23 February 2016

    Changes to pensions and employment contracts will likely see partners staying put in their firm for longer, creating a traffic jam for younger lawyers on their way to the top.

  • DIVORCE

    Fraud unravels all

    22 October 2015

    The recent Supreme Court judgement leaves nowhere to hide for spouses who fail to disclose their assets, says Ed Floyd of Penningtons Manches.

  • LUXURY LAW SUMMIT 2015

    Luxury is on the move - aspirationally

    21 July 2015

    The $450 billion luxury industry may be in a state of flux with mixed messages from China, but there was plenty of optimism at the Luxury Law Summit in London, reports Jonathan Ames.

  • RECOVERY OF ASSETS

    Piercing the veil

    10 July 2015

    Shareholders of the now-defunct oil giant Yukos are owed more than $50 billion in the largest compensation ever awarded. But they are unlikely to see it anytime soon, say Daniel Hall and Michael Redman.

  • CAREER PATHS

    Take the road less travelled

    09 July 2015

    With limitless opportunities for graduates who want to work hard and make a name for themselves, Integreon CEO Bob Gogel advises them to consider less traditional careers.

  • COSTS MANAGEMENT

    Costs management needs to be reviewed

    12 May 2015

    A leading judge has expressed his “deep unease about the desert of applications” to vary costs budgets - with practitioners responding that they are positively avoiding doing so.


 

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