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Mary Heaney is the editorial director of Global City Media, the publisher of the Global Legal Post

GLOBAL VIEW | REBRANDING

Ogier launches a rebrand

The firm is looking to differentiate itself from other offshore firms.....

GLOBAL VIEW | STRATEGY

Lathams takes deep, hard look at Asia, says chair

Latham & Watkins has set up an eight-person committee to look at possible options for a South Korean office, how to proceed in China, the best....

BIG STORIES | REGULATION

Business activities to be liberalised for law firms

Law firms in England and Wales will be able to diversify their activities, the Solicitors Regulation Authority has recommended.....

BLOG MANAGEMENT SPEAK | FLEXIBLE WORKING

The life of a freelancing lawyer

Lawyers have joined the ranks of freelancers as flexible working gains ground. Karen Schilder, a real estate lawyer with Lawyers on Demand, discusses ....

BLOG MANAGEMENT SPEAK | RECRUITMENT

A headhunter's perspective on the legal marketplace

Leading headhunter Joe Macrae has been at the cutting edge of legal recruitment for 25 years. Global Legal Post editor Mary Heaney talks to him about ....

GLOBAL VIEW | RANKINGS

Top 50 Irish lawyers in Britain recognised in new rankings

Irish lawyers in Britain have been showcased in a new legal listing by the Irish Post newspaper.....

BIG STORIES | LEGAL PROCESS OUTSOURCING

US law firm creates legal innovation first

US law firm LeClairRyan has made a major move in the legal marketplace by joining forces with a legal process outsourcing company to set up the larges....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | IP

Cisco GC fights patent trolls

Cisco general counsel Mark Chandler has vowed to continue the fight against patent trolls following a court ruling.....

MANAGEMENT SPEAK | LAW FIRM MARKETING

Unleashing the secrets of marketing

A masterclass for partners will look at other professional services firms to gain insights into their methodology for business development.....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | PRICING

Clients get sceptical about premium law firms

Premium brand law firms are losing their attraction for large legal departments which are increasingly likely to defect.....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | OUTSOURCING

Corporates buy into legal outsourcing

Corporate legal departments have bought into outsourcing as never before but law firms are lagging behind, according to a survey of general counsel.....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | BIGDATA

Banks pay out for BigData lapses

BigData lapses are proving costly for financial services companies.....

GLOBAL VIEW | TELECOMMUNICATIONS

EU goes for telecoms single market

Neelie Kroes, the EU's digital agenda commissioner, is on a mission to create a single telecoms market.....

MANAGEMENT SPEAK | LAWYERS ON BOARDS

'Unconnected' lawyers not considered for FTSE boards

Lawyers lack the right connections and commercial nous for board positions in corporates, say FTSE Chairmen.....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | CORPORATE COUNSEL

M&A feedback required by legal departments

Many corporate counsel are not sure if they have added value above and beyond what was expected from the legal department in mergers and acquisitions ....

BIG STORIES | JACQUES VERGES

The Devil's advocate dies in Paris

Colourful French lawyer Jacques Verges, known as “the Devil's advocate” has died in Paris.....

BIG STORIES | US SUPREME COURT

The half a million dollar clerks

The going rate for Supreme Court clerks has soared with law firms fiercely competing for this rare breed of lawyer.....

GLOBAL VIEW | ABA

New ABA president pledges support for legal jobs

Newly elected American Bar Association President James Silkenat has pledged to put the lack of jobs facing newly qualified lawyers as one of his prior....

BIG STORIES | TELECOMMUNICATONS

Vodafone takes on Telecom Italia in antitrust case

Operator group Vodafone is suing Telecom Italia claiming abuse of a dominant position in the Italian market.....

GLOBAL VIEW | LUXURY LAW SUMMIT

UK pushes for e-crime unit

Luxury companies would benefit from proposals by a Government committee to tackle e-crime.....

GLOBAL VIEW | RUSSIA

Russian legal market faces challenges

Russia still has some way to go before successfully integrating into global markets, says IBA Secretary General Martin Solc.....

GLOBAL VIEW | MOVES

Exchange man takes top law firm slot

The chairman of the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange is to take over the helm of an offshore boutique law firm.....

 

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